There are a lot of drivers on the road today with improperly adjusted rearview mirrors, contributing to unnecessary blind spots and potentially hazardous driving conditions. At Craig's Automotive Muffler & Performance in Twin Falls, we place a lot of value on efficiency; here’s how to get the most out of your mirrors.
Manual transmissions are durable, reliable pieces of equipment. Still, sometimes problems arise. Craig's Automotive Muffler & Performance in Twin Falls has the answer to a question that plagues many manual transmissions; why does my transmission pop out of gear?
Turbochargers are intricate and precise components, but not all that complicated or difficult to understand. By knowing the parts of your car’s turbocharger and its functions, you’ll have a much better idea of how one works and here at Craig's Automotive Muffler & Performance in Twin Falls, ID, we feel it is important that our area drivers know more about their vehicles! Starting with your turbocharger, we which is powered by pressure from the exhaust.
Part of maintaining your vehicle is keeping its safety devices in good working order, especially when there are kids in the car. Seat belts, window locks, and airbag sensors work together to keep children safe in an automobile. Though safety components are generally very reliable, they do occasionally fail. Craig's Automotive Muffler & Performance in Twin Falls is here when they do; here are some things to watch out for.
Your Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN, is essentially your car’s fingerprint. In its entirety, it is specific only to your car. Each car has its own unique VIN number and can be decoded to provide manufacturing and identification information on any vehicle on the road. Date of manufacture, manufacturer, vehicle type, where it was made, and options such as engine and transmission type, whether a car is a two or four-door, and a multitude of other specifications can be gleaned from a VIN number. Essentially, a VIN number will tell you exactly what a car is and where it came from, without even having to see the car.
The interior of your car can be difficult to maintain; between you, your kids, and anyone else who gets a ride from you, wear and tear on the interior of your vehicle is constant. Drinks get spilled, burn holes appear, rips and tears happen. Unlike the rest of your car, the interior isn’t made of metal, so it requires special treatment to keep it in good condition.