When it is time to replace the brake pads on your vehicle the options can be overwhelming. Here is a brief break-down of the pros and cons of semi-metallic vs. ceramic. As well as an over view of the Napa brake pads we use here at RAD Auto Repair. Semi- metallic Pros: Semi-metallic pads are inexpensive […]
Clean Air Filters: A filter congested with dirt, dust, and bugs can waste gas and cause the engine to lose power burning too much gas trying to breath through the clogged filter. The intervals in which you replace your filter can depend on how much you drive and where you drive. For the best fuel […]
Can a coolant flush help my vehicle from overheating? Antifreeze, like the name is designed to keep your engine from freezing but it also keeps the temperature from becoming to hot and prevents the engine from overheating. It lubricates and moves through the engine keeping it cool as the engine functions. But what tends to […]
What is a timing belt? A timing belt is basically reinforced rubber bands that are used to synchronize the turns of the crankshafts and camshafts in the engine. There are teeth located inside of some timing belts and these will match up to the gears of an individual engine. What are they for? In older […]
Rotors: To turn or not to turn? Brake pads and rotors can be an expensive problem every vehicle has to deal with from time to time. In order to save money and get the most use out of your brakes it is important to have them inspected often. When you have your brakes inspected the […]
Don’t wait until the middle of summer to get your vehicle air conditioning checked. Come to RAD Auto Repair and get a free AC check to insure this isn’t you this summer!