Tag: auto

Oil Filters – Which One and Why They Are Different

The purpose of an oil filter is to collect contamination and wear debris circulating through the oil system. That’s 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 oil… Read more »

Dual Over-head GM Timing Chain

As you can see, this engine cradle assembly is sitting on the floor. In this instance, we are replacing the timing chains, gears, water pump, and chain tensioners. The engine had less than one hundred thousand miles, and we were surprised this service work was needed. Special tools are needed to lock the timing gears… Read more »

Warm Up or Not To Warm Up Your Car

  Warm-Up or Not To Warm Up Your Car   Some of us remember when the carburetor was the dominant gas delivery on our vehicles. When first starting our car, we would “pump the gas feed twice, and hopefully, the engine would start,” Then, we would let the cold engine idle. The purpose was to… Read more »

It Happened Again.

What’s worse than breaking down, on the Interstate, on a trip with the family? Maybe one of the kids getting sick. But the transportation breakdown is close to the top of the list. Monday, we received a desperate phone call from a business owner. His company van had broken down on the Interstate and was… Read more »

When Does My Transmission Need Service ?

Corny’s Sales & Service Inc Tech Question: Have you ever had this happen? Your on your way to Cooks Forest State Park for a three day weekend. About half way to your campsite, the transmission go’s out on you vehicle. No surprise, It takes all weekend to your vehicle back home. What can you do… Read more »

Air Condition Ready?

  So when do you notice your Air Condition is not working???, always the hottest day of the year, a 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 – Along… 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 »