Category: Amsoil

Oil Filters – Which One and Why They Are Different

The purpose of an oil filters is to collect contamination and wear debris circulating through the oil system. That’s really nice, but why are there four different grades and prices of oil filters for my light truck or car As in most everything automotive, “you get what you pay for”. The same is true in… 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 »

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 »