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The Importance of Replacing Your Filters

There is an unfortunate perspective that auto technicians, in general, will utilize unsavory tactics in order to drive up the price of their customer’s bill. In fairness, it can certainly seem this way when you go in to have your oil changed and you leave having paid for three other things that you didn’t know were “right on the edge” of becoming a problem. Perhaps the components most indicative of this phenomenon are the [...]

By |2021-06-14T21:00:43+00:00June 14, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Back to Basics: Learning the Brake System

Just as important to the operation of a car is not only how it goes, but also how it stops. In fact, for those in an emergency situation on a busy street, very few things matter at that point apart from whether or not the car can stop. The development and innovation of a reliable braking system have been a priority for car manufacturers for over a hundred years, and for good reason; a [...]

By |2021-05-10T21:56:55+00:00May 13, 2021|Automotive Info, Brakes|0 Comments

The Dos and Don’ts of Car Ownership

Owning a car is a great privilege. They take our pregnant wives to the hospital, our kids to their first day of college, and our husbands to work each day; truly, they are the tools that keep the family moving ahead, in every sense of the word. But for as incredible as cars are﹘no matter how diverse the amenities, how smart the disparate systems, how comprehensive the internet-of-things﹘they are also commonplace. Chalk it up [...]

By |2021-04-19T20:40:12+00:00April 19, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Your Car Works

We all love the autonomy that driving a car gives us; the freedom to go where we please, quickly covering land that would have taken our ancestors months to cross, all while enjoying the comfort of a well-conditioned interior and music on the radio. It’s true that as soon as cars became more widely available to the middle and lower classes, our nation’s entire culture changed from one where people never left the town [...]

By |2021-03-24T15:51:08+00:00March 24, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

The Effects of Snow and Road Salt on Your Car

Did you know it’s not road salt itself that damages your car? It’s when the salt makes contact with exposed metal that you run into problems. While road salt is making winter driving a little safer, it can have negative effects on your car. The salt creates a chemical reaction when it comes into contact with any exposed metal, typically on your car’s undercarriage. As a leader in Utah oil changes and car repair, [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:38:54+00:00January 28, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Get Ready for a Test Drive

Shopping for a new car soon and want to get behind the wheel of the cars you’re considering in order to help make your final decision? Here are some things you’ll want to do before the test drive so that you’ll make the best choice in the car you invest in. Know the Car You Want Rather than approaching the dealership without a mind for which particular car you’ll be looking at, it’s best [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:35:22+00:00December 9, 2020|Automotive Info, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Recognize if Your Tires Are Misaligned

Tire alignment is one of those little maintenance tasks that you probably don’t think about, but are important for the long-term health of your vehicle and tires. The good news is, even if you aren’t thinking about it, your car’s tires are probably getting routinely aligned, even if you don’t realize it. This is because most reputable auto shops will throw in a free tire alignment when you bring your car in for other [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:34:35+00:00November 15, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Modifications to Increase Horsepower

Some of the most common aftermarket modifications that people make on their car have to do with increasing horsepower. There are a few ways you can go about this, but the bottom line is that you need to increase airflow in the engine, which in turn increases combustion and leads to more horsepower. There are few systems within your car where air flow can be increased. Addressing one or more of these areas will [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:42:04+00:00October 15, 2020|Tune Ups|0 Comments

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

Still Haven’t Tuned Up Your Car? Now’s the Time!

We’ve all been there. One day our car is running smoothly and efficiently, somewhere down the line the vehicle starts running with a bit of trouble, but nothing you feel too alarmed about. Then, “out of nowhere” our vehicle has some major issues that cause it to run rough or not at all. With other stresses feeling up our lives, sometimes it’s our trusty transport that ends up not getting the regular attention it [...]

By |2020-08-05T09:00:12+00:00August 5, 2020|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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