5 Auto Care Practices for Your Car’s Best Brake Function

When it comes to keeping you, your passengers, pedestrians, and others out on the road safe, your braking system is perhaps the most crucial component of your car. Taking proper care of it will not only prevent unnecessary danger but also prolong the life of other parts and enhance your performance. To maintain your best braking capacity, follow these five practices: Replace Your Brake Pads Regularly Worn-out brake pads can pose serious problems to [...]

By |2022-06-20T18:39:25+00:00June 12, 2022|Brakes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Auto Care Practices for Your Car’s Best Brake Function

The Basics of Brake Maintenance and Repair

The brake system in a vehicle is made up of more than just the pedal you push with your foot. Brakes include drums, shoes, cylinders, calipers, rotors, and more. Here’s what Master Muffler Ogden recommends you should do to keep your brakes in good shape, and how you should address any strange noises when you slow your vehicle. Taking Care of Your Brakes Good driving habits can prolong the life of your brakes, as [...]

By |2022-06-08T22:17:08+00:00May 11, 2022|Brakes|Comments Off on The Basics of Brake Maintenance and Repair

What’s the Difference Between a Tire Rotation and Alignment?

Tires are one of the essential parts of your car. Think about how you’d get from Point A to Point B without them? But, we know that wearing out new tires well before their typical lifespan can be frustrating to your day and your wallet. That’s why check-ups and maintenance are a necessity, however, having an understanding of that maintenance is also important. At Master Muffler, we know many of our clients confuse tire [...]

By |2022-04-19T23:12:16+00:00April 12, 2022|Tires|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between a Tire Rotation and Alignment?

Common Reasons for the Check Engine Light

We drive with a lot of lights on our dashboard without giving them much thought. You might have a faulty sensor that fakes you out and makes you think your wiper fluid is low when it’s really topped off. Or maybe your fuel indicator is on but “you know your car” and plan to drive it until you’re coasting into the gas station on fumes.  Whatever the lights on your dashboard, it’s important to [...]

By |2022-03-23T22:28:30+00:00March 11, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Common Reasons for the Check Engine Light

What to do When Your Car Breaks Down

Besides calling your dad if your car breaks down on the roadside, do you know what else you should do? In reality, for most of us, it isn’t feasible to call a family member or friend to help us when we have car trouble. Even if someone can meet you on the side of the road, what are you going to do with your car? Roadside Safety The first thing you should do if [...]

By |2021-12-24T02:36:20+00:00January 3, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on What to do When Your Car Breaks Down

Follow the Lights: Giving Heed to Your Dashboard’s Warning Signals

This is the Sign We are all familiar with the common situation in a relationship when we can tell that something is wrong. We might go on like nothing has changed, hoping it will resolve itself, or we may even ask if anything is the matter. Often, the best way to start resolving these problems is to pay attention to the clues and act accordingly. After all, the fact that we can tell something [...]

By |2021-12-13T01:19:13+00:00December 13, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Follow the Lights: Giving Heed to Your Dashboard’s Warning Signals

Learning the Basics: Your Ignition System

What a Wonder is a Car Your car is an incredible machine for a number of reasons. Through the smart application of different sciences, your vehicle can handle all sorts of terrain, in all kinds of weather, all while keeping the cabin at a comfortable temperature as your favorite music plays over the radio. Your car changes liquids to gas, carbon monoxide to carbon dioxide, and harnesses the power of fire, water, and electricity [...]

By |2021-11-12T19:21:53+00:00November 12, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Learning the Basics: Your Ignition System

8 Driving Tips for Safer Roads

Did you know the number one cause of car accidents is distracted driving? We all know we shouldn’t be using mobile devices, applying makeup, or eating while driving. But what other driving tips can we follow for safer roads? Safety Begins with Me For Ogden car repair, you rely on the team at Master Muffler. For safer roads, rely on yourself. Check Blind Spots With more cameras in and on cars than ever before, [...]

By |2021-10-09T22:25:00+00:00October 7, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Driving Tips for Safer Roads

Gasoline vs. Diesel: What’s the Difference?

The world is full of endless possibilities made up of countless combinations of results. But by virtue of being bipedal animals with two eyes, two hands, two cerebral hemispheres, and a heart that beats thousands of times a day as it expands and contracts, we are programmed to think in binary terms. This is even true with inherently chaotic activities like operating a car; do we drive manual or automatic? On the right side [...]

By |2021-09-13T16:35:01+00:00September 7, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Gasoline vs. Diesel: What’s the Difference?

The Science Behind Clean Exhaust

If you’ve ever wondered how your car exhaust is cleaned before it enters the atmosphere, you may be surprised to find out it has something to do with precious metals. The negative effects of exhaust go beyond just our personal health; it can have long-term effects on the atmosphere as well. Our Ogden car repair experts expand on this below. How Exhaust Affects Us When the automobile was first introduced, little thought was given [...]

By |2021-07-25T23:03:53+00:00August 2, 2021|Automotive Info, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on The Science Behind Clean Exhaust
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