Oswego Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

February 28, 2021

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Oswego, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

February 21, 2021

Hey Oswego area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Illinois streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Oswego area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of an inc... More

I Had No Idea! (Four Things You Didn't Know About Vehicles)

February 14, 2021

Bet you didn't know: Some of the earliest rearview mirrors were marketed as "Cop Spotters" so drivers would know when police were following them. Who wants a ticket, anyway? According to eBay Motors, Elmer Berger first patented a rearview mirror that was mounted on the front fenders, on the spare... More

The Best Book that's Not a Best-Seller

February 7, 2021

Sometimes the movie is better than the book, sometimes it's the other way around. But when it comes to your vehicle, the best book of all is the owner's manual. The plot is simple: Owner wants long life and dependable performance from the vehicle, manual has the way to achieve that long life and... More