Posts Tagged ‘auto repair des moines’

Keep Your Cool In Des Moines: Air Conditioning Service

Most Des Moines drivers don’t even think about their car air conditioning system unless it fails. That’s because many Ankeny and Johnston motorists don’t really understand that auto A/Cs need periodic service. Let me share some of the reasons why they fail. First, like every machine, the sedan air conditioner parts need – you guessed…

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Fuel Filter Service in Des Moines

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn’t seem right. Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember, because it is a long list, but your service center at…

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Fuel System Cleaning

Is your car sometimes hard to start on an early cold morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your car’s fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different…

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Recommended Service Intervals

Most people in the Des Moines area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some of these standards are self-imposed and others, like those for emissions components,…

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Fuel Filter Replacement

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around  Iowa use fuel filters. Generally speaking there’s not a lot of dirt in our  Iowa auto fuel supply, but…

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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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Fuel Injector Cleaning At All Pro Servicenter

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your sedan engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-injected car driving…

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Brake Service

Brakes really aren’t optional equipment. And taking care of them isn’t optional either. A regular brake inspection is on every car’s maintenance schedule. An inspection will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems. Of course, if you’re having trouble with your brakes, get your car into a Ankeny or…

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Hey Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Ankeny? Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you…

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Handling Distractions While Driving Around Des Moines

We’ve all seen people do crazy things while driving to or from Des Moines. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. All of these are an accident waiting to happen. The truth is everyone in Des Moines is…

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