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Motor Oil Myths & FAQs - Synthetic vs Conventional

Motor Oil Myths & FAQs - Synthetic vs Conventional

Choosing the best, whether synthetic or conventional, engine oil is highly controversial and debated. Motor oil is surrounded with myths and questions. Today we'll look at the answers to these common motor oil questions: What does 5W-30 mean? Why should I change my oil? What is the typical composition of motor oil? Are aftermarket oil additives needed? What does synthetic oil mean? Can you mix synthetic with conventional oil? Can synthetic be used to break in an engine? What causes sludge? Why should I use the viscosity grade that the manufacturer recommends? Check out the video below for the answers to these frequently asked questions. And remember, if you're ever unsure about a topic like this as it applies to your cars, we're only a phone call away

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ASE Certified Mechanics - What Is The Value?

ASE Certified Mechanics - What Is The Value?

Like many reputable auto repair shops, Elite Auto Repair features ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified auto repair technicians. Perhaps you've wondered just what that means exactly, and what the value of it is to you, the consumer. Since 1972, the ASE Blue Seal has been the most valued professional credential for the automotive repair and service industry. Getting ASE Certified shows that an auto repair facility isn't satisfied with being just average — they're choosing excellence for their repair shop. In this video, Tony Molla, Vice President of Communications, and Dave Cappert, Executive Director of Electronic Initiatives, explain the many reasons why an auto technician and/or a facility chooses to be certified

My Car's A/C Is Not Cold. What Could be Wrong?

My Car's A/C Is Not Cold. What Could be Wrong?

If your car's air conditioning goes out on a hot summer day, your commute to work and to run errands is going to be miserable. There's nothing quite like being stuck in a hot car in the middle of a traffic jam. If your air conditioning isn't blowing cold air, there are a few different things that could be wrong with it. Here are some of the most common issues and what you can do to fix them. It Needs Recharging The most common cause of an air conditioner not getting cold enough is that it needs to be recharged. You can recharge your refrigerant by yourself, but if you're not comfortable doing it, one of our ASE Certified mechanics are standing by and should be able to get your cold air flowing again pretty quickly. There's a Freon Leak Freon is the chemical that cools the air, so if there's a l ... read more

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