Author: Kerry Stover

Air Condition Ready?

So when do you notice your Air Condition is not working???, always the hottest day of the year, six hour ride ahead, and you had forgotten it didn’t work last year.     The following article should clear up some of the mystery when your Air Condition is tested at Corny’s. What’s in there –… Read more »

Gasoline Filter

Generally speaking, there’s not a lot of dirt in the fuel supply, but there is enough it needs to be screened out. The problem gets worse the older your vehicle becomes. That’s because dirt, rust, and contaminants will settle out of the fuel and onto the bottom of the fuel tank. After a car is… Read more »

Tire Care

                                               Corny’s Sales & Service Inc Tech Question:  Hi, My name is Dan. My vehicle tires wore out early and I had to replace them. What can I do to make my tires… Read more »

Wheel Alignment

How do I know when I need a wheel alignment? Corny’s Sales & Service Inc Answer: When the drivers’ wheels are properly aligned they all point in the same direction. When they are out of alignment, most drivers notice a couple of things. First the vehicle pulls to one side when driving. It could be… Read more »

Should Never Happen

Monday started like every Monday, a yawn here, a here we go again there, and zoom we are going. This Monday changed when I received a phone call from another garage. They were interested in telling me about a warranty item on a vehicle they were repairing. To make a long story short, the Tech began… Read more »

Spring Maintenance Is Due

It is March and winter may be not be over, regardless, winter temperatures take a toll on your ride. Here is a short list of items which should be inspected . Measure tire pressure, tread wear pattern, and depth, ( remove studded winter tires by April 15th.) Inspect front and rear wipers for wear and… Read more »

Damaging – Coolant Sludge and Slime

Nearly 40 percent of engine failures can be attributed to cooling-system issues. Clearly, it pays to take care of your vehicle’s cooling system. Sludge/slime are just one of the common symptoms of larger problems. Left unchecked, it’ll plug the radiator, heater core or fluid passages, resulting in overheating and expensive repairs. What causes it, and… Read more »

How Far Can You Run A Belt Pulley??

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Click on the first picture – see the rusty brown part under the engine belt, Also notice the belt is grooved. Do you see what needs to be replaced?  The car made it to our shop because we towed it in. The lesson learned here – this person had an Angel… Read more »

Spark Plugs – A What?

 One question comes to mind when viewing these bad spark plugs, Has your vehicle ever had the spark plugs changed?     So what does a spark plug have to do with having the top part of the engine removed? A small piece of the spark plug center electrode (about one-quarter inch long and about… Read more »

Engine Oil Service

Going to ask a silly question, “When was the last time you checked the oil level in your car”? Last week, last month, or most likely not since the oil was changed. In the last year or so we have been surprised to find oil levels low, I mean two quarts low in a four… Read more »