Common Auto AC Problems

Hey, What Happened to My Cool Air? It’s Not You. It’s Your Car’s AC. Are you beginning to feel uncomfortably hot as you’re driving? Are you wondering what’s wrong with you? Maybe it’s not you. Perhaps it’s your car’s AC. If your ride has become a bit too warm, count on the ASE-certified technicians at

Check Engine Light and Overheating

Is Your Vehicle Overheating? A Hot Car, Not A Hot Car In slang terms, many drivers would like to sport a “hot” car. The connotation refers to a vehicle that is pretty, luxurious, fast, or all of the above. But nobody wants to drive a hot car–as in one that’s overheated, has lights illuminated on

Fuel Filter Change

Did You Forget About the Fuel Filter? Drinking Coffee with Grounds Most coffee drinkers will agree that allowing grounds to get through the coffee machine and into your morning cup will ruin what would otherwise be a great cup of brew. With that image still in your head, think about your vehicle’s fuel system. Gas

Don’t Put Off Brake Repairs

No Time to Stop? No Time to Stop! A Reality Check: What’s the Risk Worth to You? You’re busy. (The next meeting starts in ten minutes!) Money is tight this month. (The washer broke, and your child outgrew his shoes–again!) It can be tempting to postpone your vehicle’s brake repairs until next month. It’s just

Common Diesel Repairs

What Should You Know About Diesel Service and Repair? What’s the Difference? If you’re new to diesel ownership, maybe you’re wondering if diesel repair is very different from gasoline engine repair. The shortest answer is both “yes” and “no.” While some necessary services and repairs are similar between the two power plants, others are unique.

Shocks and Struts Repair

The “Shocking” Troubles of Bad Suspension Components Stability is Good, Handling is Great, Comfort is Super, Balance is Perfection Your vehicle’s suspension system is responsible for the comfort, quality, and safety of your ride. Composed of springs, shocks/struts, tires (including proper inflation), and linkages, this system keeps your auto and its wheels moving in an

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