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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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Finding a Trustworthy Utah Mechanic

If you’ve ever worried about being upsold by a mechanic, you’re not alone. All too often car owners feel pressured into parts and services they don’t need because a business is trying to make more money. At Ogden Master Muffler, that won’t be the case. Providing No-Pressure Service Ogden car repair experts at Master Muffler know how important it is to be transparent and honest. A trustworthy mechanic should prominently display their credentials on-site, [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:51:00+00:00July 12, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

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
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