That Squeal is Telling You Something (What Causes Squealing While Steering)

May 12, 2024

If you hear a squealing noise when you turn your vehicle, it's trying to tell you something is wrong. After all, it never made that noise before, right? The sound you hear may becoming from a few sources. Let's take a look (or a listen) to some of the possibilities. First, you almost certainl... More

The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

May 5, 2024

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

A Non-Starter (Alternator Problems in Cold Weather)

April 28, 2024

As the temperatures dip, we all know there could be problems starting our vehicles. After all, batteries can grow old and not hold a charge as well as when they were newer. Or starters can go bad. But there's one more component to keep an especially sharp eye on during winter: your alternator. T... More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

April 21, 2024

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in OKLAHOMA CITY?

April 14, 2024

There is a clear and vocal demand in OKLAHOMA CITY and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Oklahoma market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on OKLAHOMA CITY area roads today, and many more ... More

Drivers that "T" Us Off (Bad Driving Practices)

April 7, 2024

We've all seen drivers who do things thatlet's be frankreally irritate us. They're inconsiderate, can put people in danger and make the road a much less friendly place. They really "T" us off. These are the bad drivers who fit their description to a "T." The Tailgater. You've seen this terr... More

Shifty Letters PRNDL (Transmission)

March 31, 2024

You probably figured out those shifty letters. They're what you see on your automatic transmission shifter and stand for Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive and Low. Your automatic transmission is one of the great automotive inventions; here are some ways you can keep yours working well. Maintain you... More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from South Side Garage

March 24, 2024

For those of you in OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 mak... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for OKLAHOMA CITY Drivers

March 17, 2024

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for OKLAHOMA CITY drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could ev... More

Technician Training at South Side Garage

March 10, 2024

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at South Side Garage in OKLAHOMA CITY. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professio... More