Tag: driving

Warm Up or Not To Warm Up Your Car

  It is that time of the year when we tend to let our vehicles “warm-up” or idle before driving. In fact, today’s modern cars are ready to drive in cold temperatures without excessive idling, says the Car Care Council.   “Unless you are trying to defrost the windshield or warm the interior of your… Read more »

It Happened Again.

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 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 break down is close to the top of the list.     Monday, we received a desperate phone call from a business owner. His company van… 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, 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »