• Fuel System Cleaning at Advanced Auto Repair Service in Voorheesville for Better Performance

    Sunday 10 December 2017

    A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel in a specific pattern into the engine. (The pattern varies by engine type and design.) In order to achieve these spray patterns, the fuel must be pressurized.The pressure in a fuel inject... read more

  • Ethics of Automotive Repair in Voorheesville

    Monday 04 December 2017

    We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Voorheesville automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, every profession in Voorheesville has some bad actors that hurt the reputation of everyone else. On the automotive side, industry associations and professional licensing organ... read more

  • Below 45 Degrees in Voorheesville: Consider Winter Tires

    Monday 27 November 2017

    Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Voorheesville drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. NY drivers ran out and bought some and we thought we were done with snow tires forever.Tires have come a long way since then. Modern winter tires sold in the Voorheesville area are much better designed for the w... read more

  • Cabin Air Filter From Advanced Auto Repair Service

    Monday 20 November 2017

    Here is a questions for Voorheesville drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment. It filters out dust, pollen, spores, bacteria, pollutants, sparrows, exhaust gas and odors.These high tech filters can block particles larger than 3 microns... read more

  • How Does Advanced Auto Repair Service Know What to Recommend?

    Tuesday 14 November 2017

    When you drop your vehicle off at Advanced Auto Repair Service in Voorheesville, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Advanced Auto Repair Service professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Voorheesville service center will note the mileage on your vehicle. They'll then check to see what inspections and services the vehicle manufacturer recommends for a vehicle of your make, model an... read more

  • Getting New Tires in Voorheesville?

    Tuesday 07 November 2017

    There are so many tire choices in the Voorheesville area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Voorheesville area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your friendly and knowledgeable Advanced Auto Repair Service tire professional. He'll help you sort through the choices.Here are some of the issues you'll talk about: One is si... read more

  • Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Voorheesville

    Monday 30 October 2017

    Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehicle manufacturers haven't been ignoring the issue. Cabin air filters are becoming a standard feature on newer vehicles. These filters can clean particles out of the air down to thre... read more

  • Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

    Monday 23 October 2017

    Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Voorheesville residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oil quality have led to longer oil change intervals.Delayed or skipped oil changes are a problem for Voorheesville residents because they lead to the build-up of oil sludge in your engine. Oil s... read more

  • Picking the Right Tires in Voorheesville

    Tuesday 17 October 2017

    Shopping for tires in Voorheesville can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Voorheesville are looking for maximum summertime performance. The rubber is a little softer to help stick to the road on fast corners on NY roads. The tread has wide blocks at the shoulder to stiffen the tire i... read more

  • Power Steering Service in Voorheesville

    Tuesday 10 October 2017

    Most Voorheesville drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assist for steering. Most pumps are driven by a belt that is run by the engine; a few are electrically powered. A high-pressure hose passes fluid from the pu... read more

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