I Can See Clearly (Wiper Blade Replacement)

February 5, 2023

Warm weather can bring severe storms, and when the rain is coming down hard, that's one time you really need to be able to see as clearly as possible out your windshield. Having wiper blades that are fit for the job are important to maintain that safe view. Maybe you live in a climate where you ... More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in OKLAHOMA CITY

January 29, 2023

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us OKLAHOMA CITY drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals like transmission service sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmiss... More

How Does South Side Garage Know What to Recommend?

January 22, 2023

When you drop your vehicle off at South Side Garage in OKLAHOMA CITY, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. South Side Garage professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your OKLAHOMA CITY service center will not... More

Ready, Set, COLD! (Getting Vehicle Ready for Winter)

January 15, 2023

When the temperatures plunge, your vehicle better be ready because it faces a whole new set of challenges. Rubber stiffens, glass fogs, fluids freeze. Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster. So here are some tips for getting ready for those inevitable colder temperatures. Mak... More

The Light Many Drivers Fear (Check Engine Light)

January 8, 2023

Ask just about any driver about one thing they fear seeing inside their vehicle and they'll say it's the Check Engine light coming on. You know, that little light on your instrument panel that is in the shape of a vehicle engine, often accompanied by the words Check, Check Engine, Check Engine Se... More

It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

January 1, 2023

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More

To Fix or Not To Fix (Tire Repair)

December 25, 2022

You know that sinking feeling when you realize one of your tires has a problem. It may be making an odd noise or behaving oddly when you're driving. You may hit a pothole or curb and one suddenly goes flat. Or you may head back to your vehicle and discover it has one tire deflated without a cl... More

Power Steering Service in OKLAHOMA CITY

December 18, 2022

Most OKLAHOMA CITY 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 ... More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in OKLAHOMA CITY

December 11, 2022

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... More

On Board Diagnostics for OKLAHOMA CITY Motorists

December 4, 2022

Some OKLAHOMA CITY vehicle owners wonder why South Side Garage and other OKLAHOMA CITY auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at South Side Garage for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the OKLAHOMA CITY area, automotive diagnos... More