It’s impossible to completely eliminate car repairs, but you can lessen the chance of having to replace some of the more expensive car parts. We have written about it many times — The best way to reduce the probability of having to deal with major vehicle repairs is to make a commitment to regular maintenance. […]
At Shade Tree Garage, we understand that where you bring your vehicle for service and repair is an important decision. After all, the safety and reliability of your car depends on it. A common question for car owners… Should I bring my car to a family-owned auto repair shop or back to the dealership? We […]
There comes a time when every car owner needs to buy a new set of tires. With so many brands and types of tires on the market, you may be wondering how you select the best ones for your vehicle. That’s what this blog post is all about. We’re going to give you all the facts […]
If your car’s brake warning light is on, you should bring your vehicle in to have it checked out immediately. Your vehicle may be unsafe to drive. Find out why the brake warning light may have come on and what you need to do about it by reading on.
The catalytic converter in your vehicle plays an important role in reducing exhaust emissions and pollution. It looks like a simple metal canister but it is filled with a mixture of precious metals, typically platinum and palladium, that act as a chemical catalyst. Its job is to covert the gases coming from the engine combustion […]
No one wants to find out their car heater isn’t working when it’s cold outside. If you have cold air or no air blowing out of your car’s vents, there’s a problem with the cooling and heating system. This blog post will address what might be happening with your car’s heating system and will also […]
Imagine driving an older car that is safe and reliable and not having a car payment. Who wouldn’t want to stash away the cash that would be spent on car payments? Think it’s not possible? Think again. We are here to tell you that by doing these 8 things, you can make your vehicle last […]
At Shade Tree Garage, we take the customer experience very seriously. Your satisfaction is our utmost priority. We want to make sure your car is fixed right. We also want to make sure your experience is top-notch. The way we do that is by communicating with you throughout the car repair process. As it is […]
This video shows the work being done to replace a leaking evaporator in a car’s air conditioning system. As you will see, it’s a major undertaking.
Years ago, it was much more common to hear about someone having a tune-up done on their vehicle. Now, with more sophisticated computer-controlled engine, it may seem like tune-ups aren’t a necessary part of car care. The fact is, tune-ups are an important part of vehicle maintenance and should not be overlooked.