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Reasons Why Your Car Engine May be Overheating

Being able to identify the cause of a battery overheating will go a long way in eliminating the chances of it causes serious damage to the moving parts of the engine.

  • Look to see if the radiator cap may have fallen off. Look inside the radiator to see how much coolant is present, and only top off with coolant, not straight water.
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What Should You Use to Clean Your Fuel System?

Fuel system cleaners are a recent development in the car industry. In past times, fuel was devoid of additives but still dirty. Tetraethyllead was one additive that contributed to fuel system clogging. Recent advances have helped to reduce the number of contaminants in fuel, but nothing can stop the presence of contaminants in fuel.

Over the last decade, steady advances in fuel technology have cleaned much of the contaminants out of fuel.

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Knowing About Synthetic Oil Can Save Your Vehicle

Learning the different types of motor oil can serve you well as a car owner. That is why we here at Junge Center Point in Center Point, IA want to be sure that you know the basics.

Traditional motor oil is derived from raw crude oil exclusively. Synthetic oil on the other hand includes both crude oil as well as other chemical compounds that can change the effects of the motor oil in a variety of ways. 

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Replacing the Belts and Hoses Is an Important Part of Vehicle Maintenance

When owning a vehicle, keeping on top of the maintenance of the belts and hoses is an integral aspect of vehicle care. Replacing these items when needed will ensure that your vehicle is always in good running condition.

The belts in the vehicle are used to drive the components of the engine such as the water pump, the power steering pump, the fan, the compressor, the alternator, the air injection pump, the pistons and the valves.

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Signs of Transmission Trouble with Your Vehicle

Your transmission gives your car to change gears easily. If you put your car into reverse and it takes several seconds for your car to move, there could be problems with your transmission. The problem may be easy to fix, but you have to bring your car in to Junge Center Point to have it checked out.

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Vehicle Battery Diagnostics and Service

A vehicle's battery is necessary for providing energy to the starter, fuel system, ignition system and other electrical components. Over time, batteries require replacement. Sometimes, despite having a new battery, the battery terminals become corroded or dirty. The ends of battery cables or the cables themselves may suffer wear and tear. 

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Quality Tires That You Can Buy for Your Car

Sometimes, you might need to replace your car's tires. When buying the new ones, it might be a little hard to choose the best tires because there are very many options on the market. You are likely to get confused when making the decision. Here are some of the quality tires that you can get from us here at Junge Center Point.

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What Your Indicator Lights Mean

If you get a warning on your dashboard it could mean one of many things. Luckily most of your indicator lights are only reminders. You may get a reminder to close your door properly or to replace your gas cap. You may also get a reminder to change your oil.

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