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Five Things Every New Driver Needs to Know

Driving a car is a great privilege; whether you just turned sixteen and got your first driver’s license or you decided to renew your license after a long hiatus, you are now eligible to get behind the wheel and chart your own destiny on the open road. While there is no feeling quite like the freedom to go wherever you want whenever you want, there is also a feeling of pride and of accomplishment [...]

By |2021-06-14T18:22:18+00:00June 14, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Not Just Spinning Your Wheels: Using Knowledge To Maintain Your Tires

What is the most important element in a vehicle to make it travel? Is it the engine that produces the torque that rotates the axles? Is it the battery, which keeps all the electronic components of the car﹘from the radio to the onboard computers that control the car’s safety features﹘charged and in working order? Is it the gas, which will eventually combust and act as a starting agent to the entire process? When determining [...]

By |2021-05-10T21:16:41+00:00May 13, 2021|Tires|0 Comments

Automotive Basics: The Drivetrain

When it comes to cars, there is a variety of terms that are often used but not always understood by many drivers. Among them are torque, turbo, horsepower, and others. This is especially true when it comes to the componentry of an automotive system. Many hear the words “alternator” or “catalytic converter” and feel a sense of familiarity with the word while knowing little about it or where it is positioned on the vehicle. [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:58:53+00:00April 19, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Car Maintenance Timelines You Should Know

The Importance of Maintaining Your Vehicle When it comes to cars, the term ‘high-mileage can mean different things to different people. While some may rack up well over 250,000 on their reliable commuter car, the majority consider the 100,000-mile mark to be a sign of age. By that point, issues have usually begun to present themselves with greater frequency and more and more money is required for repairs.  As it turns out, the long-term [...]

By |2021-03-17T22:33:26+00:00March 17, 2021|Auto Repair, Automotive Info|0 Comments

10 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Engine in Utah

If you’re a vehicle owner in Utah, it’s important that you take extra precautions to extend the life of your engine. You’ll get more miles and have fewer problems as the years go on. It can also mean decreased insurance rates!  Utah car owners would do well to follow a few simple rules for a stronger engine.  1. Have Your Car Serviced Regularly The single best thing you can do for your vehicle is [...]

By |2021-01-29T00:36:57+00:00January 20, 2021|Automotive Info|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

Is it Time for an Oil Change?

Most vehicle owners follow one of three processes when it comes to changing the oil in their vehicles. Commonly, the yellow light may come on in their dashboard, warning the driver that the life of the oil has come to an end. Whether you’re one to refresh or change your oil before that warning light even turns on, or wait it out until your vehicle has reached well over the mileage number on your [...]

By |2020-05-22T01:03:00+00:00May 22, 2020|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|0 Comments

Spring Car Maintenance Checklist

With gas prices down and temperatures on their way up—accompanied by the crazed groundhog days that are known as COVID-19—more and more people are turning toward scenic drives. Drives that signify life, spring is upon us, and these gloomy days of social distancing will soon be in our rearview. Before you take off on that spur-of-the-moment road trip or head out for the Oregon coast, consider a spring car maintenance checklist. Protect your family [...]

By |2020-05-08T01:01:58+00:00May 8, 2020|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups|0 Comments

How to Find the Right Mechanic

Mechanics, unfortunately, have the bad reputation of charging much more than is necessary to get your car back in working order, but the truth is that there are highly professional and trustworthy mechanics out there for you to do business with. Finding the right car repair specialist can be difficult, however, and the decision you make could either save you or cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some tips for choosing the right [...]

By |2019-12-11T17:03:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Automotive Info|0 Comments
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