Auto Repair Tips

Air Filter Replacement

Air Filter What does it do?  Clean the air entering the engine Why should I change it? Keep dirt out of the engine. Dirt will damage piston rings and cylinder walls causing catastrophic failure. Protect mass airflow sensor. MAF sensor is very sensitive to dirt, is in the air intake snorkel immediately after the air…

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Fall Car Care

October is dedicated as national fall car care month. We rely on our cars a great deal and the cold harsh winter months can be especially hard on our vehicles. Why not take a little time now to avoid the potential headache and costs associated with an emergency breakdown? The non – profit organization, Car…

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Auto Repair Coupons Des Moines

Take a look at our updated auto repair coupons and service specials! While you are there sign up for our email club and receive even more coupons throughout the year Service Specials

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When Do My Shocks Need to be Replaced?

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Des Moines auto owners with good handling and control. But like any system on your sedan, vital parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it’s a good idea for Des Moines…

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Suspension Service

Suspension systems function effectively for many years and tens of thousands of miles. Eventually, however, sedan suspension components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive around Ankeny and Johnston. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is on smooth Iowa highways, your shock absorbers will…

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Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Sedan

Imagine you’ve left Des Moines and you’re up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground fast. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the…

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When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Des Moines, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Iowa streets? How can you tell on your sedan? While there may be legal requirements for the Des Moines area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates. 2/32 is the depth of the tire tread wear indicator…

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Budgeting for Maintenance In Ankeny Iowa

Life’s full of surprises in Des Moines, some of which cost money. A leaky roof, a broken tooth, or an unexpected car repair. All Pro Servicenter of Des Moines and AutoNetTV have done some research on how we can budget for proper vehicle care. Everyone in Des Moines does our best to budget for scheduled…

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Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas has got everyone talking. It seems that people who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are especially hit hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fuel economy. First let’s start…

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