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Have you ever gone to replace your furnace filter and it was completely disgusting? Take that image, add mold and mildew to it, and now picture breathing directly through that filter. That is what you are doing when you don’t replace your cabin air filter...read more
Who is checking the bulbs on your vehicle? When your vehicle goes into a shop are they checking everything? We hear stories all the time about people getting pulled over for a bulb that wasn’t working; often they didn’t even know the bulb was out. Those...read more
Ever had a pair of jeans that are too big? When you wear those jeans, you use a belt to hold them in place. That belt you wear with your outfit is not much different than the belt for your car. The belt on your car is used to drive (spin) many different...read more
There are two types of brakes for today's cars and light trucks – disc brakes and drum brakes. Your vehicle may have one or both types of brakes, with disc brakes in the front and drum brakes in the rear. While they are being used less and less, drum...read more
A terrible feeling is to know you “should” have replaced your cars battery, but didn’t. Image being stuck somewhere waiting on a tow truck because your vehicle doesn’t start, it is super cold, the kids in the back are extremely hungry and you’re late for...read more
What are Ball Joints? Virtually every car has them: ball joints, a steel bearing stud and socket that connects your vehicle's control arm and spindle, similar to a person's hip joint. Most ball joints have rubber boots that keep dirt and debris from...read more
Carz R’ Us has been seeing an increase of drive shaft issues coming through the shop lately that our clients are unaware of, which is why our courtesy inspections are important during every service that we provide.read more