LDG Automotive Specialists Newsletters
Don Kerr, LDG Automotive Specialists, Inc. Master Technician
has written several informative newsletters to help explain the importance of
vehicle maintenance along with other topics. Take a look at the topics below and
click the link for the full text.
Fuel - Gas Prices Too High? In today's economy, you can easily spend 20 dollars or more just to
fill the average fuel tank! You might wonder, what is so special about this golden colored tonic called gasoline that makes it so
What About Engine Oil? - What you really need to know: Walking through the local auto parts store
is usually enough to convince people that motor oil isn't a simple topic. With more than 10 different companies producing almost
unlimited types of oils, it can be confusing to the average consumer.
Maryland State Vehicle Inspections - I think it is safe to say there are a great number of
car owners that have been frustrated by the results of a Maryland State Inspection (MSI). After all, isn't it enough trouble finding
a car you enjoy, negotiating the right price, and then dealing with the insurance and registration process? Why be required to inspect
almost 100 different areas to ensure safety, especially since you have road tested the vehicle yourself and found it to seem so roadworthy?
Timing Belt Replacement - Sooner or Later, a Timing Belt Will Get Your Attention! Whenever people
discuss cars, it usually doesn't take long before the subject of Preventive Maintenance pops up. These days, most people are very
familiar with the typical areas that need maintenance on their cars. Some of these include: oil changes, transmission servicing,
cooling system flushing, and the list goes on. However, there is one item that is easily overlooked, the timing belt.
Transmission Flushing - What's the problem?
Identifying the symptoms is simple. In fact,
it applies to almost every aspect of life. Anything that has moving parts is destined to wear out over time if not properly
maintained. And with some things, such as cars, we can take this fact a bit further - even regular maintenance will not prevent
some parts from wearing out. As usual, breakdowns happen at the most inconvenient time - however, with proper maintenance and
flushing, transmission failure can be prevented.