Screaming for Attention – What are Your Brakes Saying?

Signs You Need Brake Repair Even if it’s near Halloween, and you’ve been watching HBO, if your car begins making strange noises when you apply the brakes, you’re not hearing a bad horror movie. Those are the sounds of your auto screaming for the attention it needs to keep its brakes in safe working order.

The Spark That Lights the Check Engine Warning

Spark Plugs and the Check Engine Light It’s exciting to talk about the spark that lights a fire, but when the topic is a faulty spark plug and the light is a glowing check engine warning, the conversation ceases to be romantic. While the check engine light message can be triggered by a number of

Keeping Your Cool: Maintaining Your Car’s Climate Control System

How Can You Keep Your Car’s A/C System Running Well Summer is fabulous — sunny and carefree — unless you have to ride in a hot vehicle! The high temperature reaches into the 80’s and 90’s during the warmer months in Nebraska, causing the temperature reading inside your car to soar past 100 degrees when

Sweet Suspension

Types of Vehicle Suspensions Haver’s Auto Repair in Omaha, Nebraska, knows perspectives change as you age. Take “suspension” for instance. When you were a kid, suspension was a really bad thing, meaning you had been dismissed from school for poor behavior. Similarly, you learned quickly in Driver’s Education that traffic offenses could lead to a

How Your Brakes Work

Break for Brakes! In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, most of us take our transportion for granted. We mindlessly assume the vehicle will crank to get us to work. We feel certain the car will zoom along smoothly at top speed as we get the kids to soccer practice. We know the auto

Smooth Sailing…On the Road

Major Vehicle Suspension Components and Functions Most of us are familiar with the term “smooth sailing”, indicating that everything is okay and the passage is pleasant. That’s what you want from your car — only applied to a road, not water. Let’s be real. The suspension system is hidden away underneath the sleek paint job

When to Get a Tune-Up

What Are The Signs You Need A Tune-Up? Some vehicle performance issues are obvious, while others are much more difficult to spot. If you’re concerned about the performance of your vehicle, check out these top signs that you may be due for a tune-up. Learn how you can receive affordable and comprehensive automotive services in

6 Common Suspension Problems

What To Keep An Eye On Your vehicle’s suspension is designed to sustain a comfortable and controlled driving experience by maximizing the friction between the roadway and the tires and reducing shock. While all encompassed under the title of suspension, this critical system is made up of several components that work in tandem to provide

Why Routine Maintenance is Important

Avoid These Problems One of the most important things anyone can do for their vehicle is take it in to a professional for routine maintenance. Frequent check-ups will reduce the likelihood of serious problems developing in your vehicle prematurely. It also ensures you will be able to keep driving your car for some time to

The Importance of Brake Pads

Brake Pad Thickness The reason your vehicle can slow down when you want it to is due to various components located within the brake system. When you step on the pedal, the brake disc and pad create friction, which leads to the wheels slowing down. You do not want to be out on the road