The Most Common Car Repairs

Some aspects of our lives and the collective reality that we’re all sharing are as close to a safe bet as we can ever know; things such as the laws of physics, death and taxes, the responsibility that accompanies great power, and lucrative shoe deals in the NBA — each one more reliable than the last. Car repairs fall into that rarefied group as well, for as sure as the sun rises and sets [...]

By |2021-10-10T03:36:19+00:00October 7, 2021|Auto Repair|Comments Off on The Most Common Car Repairs

Eyes Up: The Leading Causes of Car Crashes

There is arguably no worse feeling in the world than getting a phone call that someone you know was in a car accident. It is the nightmare of every parent or spouse, and yet, crashes and subsequent car repairs are so common to our culture that we hardly think about it when climbing in behind the wheel.  That type of mental dissonance is all too common for drivers around the world — how else [...]

By |2021-09-14T18:36:12+00:00September 7, 2021|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Eyes Up: The Leading Causes of Car Crashes

Finding the Right Mechanic

Whenever there is a home disaster, be it a running toilet, a broken dishwasher, or a tree that has fallen over, there are usually two predominant, opposing emotions that accompany such moments. On the one hand, there is agony; this is felt by the owner of the house, appliance, or foliage that is in need of repair. On the other hand, there is euphoria—not at the misfortunes of others but rather at the opportunity [...]

By |2021-06-30T17:55:58+00:00June 14, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding the Right Mechanic

The Transmission: What You Need to Know

You may be familiar with manual versus automatic transmissions but, beyond that, what do you know about the transmission of your car? Let our Orem car repair professionals give you some basics regarding the transmission system. Your car’s engine houses the power, and the transmission is what carries the power from the engine to the wheels. Here’s how it accomplishes the task. What a Transmission Does When your car is in motion, the transmission [...]

By |2021-06-30T18:03:39+00:00May 12, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on The Transmission: What You Need to Know

Car Chemistry: The Catalytic Converter

While we’re driving, we aren’t often thinking about all that is going on inside our cars. Like the human body that relies on 11 organ systems to carry out vital functions, a standard automobile has 9 general component systems that work to ensure that the vehicle is able to propel itself forward.  Within these systems are a number of components engineered to facilitate reactions and mechanical processes, expertly calculated to deliver maximum performance. Among [...]

By |2021-06-30T18:03:55+00:00April 19, 2021|Automotive Info, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Car Chemistry: The Catalytic Converter

Tips for Retaining Your Car’s Value

It’s no secret that cars tend to depreciate fairly quickly. If you elect to buy a brand new vehicle, you should expect it to lose around 10 percent of its value as soon as you drive off the lot. After one year of ownership, the car will likely be worth about 20 percent less than its purchase price and after 5 years of ownership, the car has long lost over half of its value.  [...]

By |2021-06-30T18:04:22+00:00March 24, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Tips for Retaining Your Car’s Value

Car Warning Lights and What They Mean

We have all experienced the fret of looking down at our speedometer and seeing an illuminated warning light on the dashboard. Thoughts of engine failures and costly repairs swarm the mind even to the point of ruining a day. The fact of the matter is that while these things should certainly not be ignored, they are often just a warning, not the sign of a costly issue. That being said, if you see a [...]

By |2021-06-30T18:04:35+00:00February 26, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Car Warning Lights and What They Mean

Should Fuel Requirements Affect Your Car Purchase?

For the best in Orem auto care, look no further than Tunex. We offer car maintenance for gasoline/diesel, hybrid and electric vehicles. What’s the Best Type of Car to Buy? If you’ve looked into purchasing a new or new-to-you car recently, you’ve probably noticed the options look different than in years past. Not only do you have to choose between manual and automatic transmissions, but now there are more fuel types than ever. Our [...]

By |2021-06-30T18:04:48+00:00January 26, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Should Fuel Requirements Affect Your Car Purchase?

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