Most Marion drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steerin...
Posted in Steering
on December 31, 2018
How do Marion drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Iowa consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Iowa seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Marion, Iowa...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on December 24, 2018
When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect...
Posted in Monitoring System
on December 16, 2018
It's important for Marion drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Iowa weather. Most Marion area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.However, he...
Posted in Fluids
on December 10, 2018
The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Marion, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ...
Posted in Parts
on December 02, 2018