Category: repair

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 »

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 »

Help Your Mechanic Diagnose That Rumble Noise

 Be nice to think this video would make us all super mechanics, takes a couple of more videos and a few more years of training to meet that goal. The objective here is to help us all understand, the rumble noise made by a wheel bearing, and what to do.  Ok, we all have a… Read more »

Pennsylvania Safety Inspection

 Once a year our cars and light duty trucks must pass a Pennsylvania Safety Inspection. Here at Corny’s Sales & Service Inc., we do our best to follow the guide lines provided by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 1. In our video this week, not all of the items are covered. ( you would probably fall… Read more »