Everyone from mechanics, to your uncle that works on cars, has at some point given you advice concerning engine oil. The fact of the matter is that while we are familiar with words like “synthetic” and “oil weight,” many people don’t know exactly what the terminology means, or why common knowledge about oil exists in the form that it does. At Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN, we keep things clear and simple. The more you know about your vehicle, the better equipped you are to keep it maintained, and we know a thing or two about vehicles. We have compiled a short list of common myths for you, most of which you’ve heard, but maybe never second guessed.
Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.
On modern vehicles, the PCV system (Positive Crankcase Ventilation System) is essential to ensuring your car or truck is ready to go when you are and remains a long-lasting, reliable vehicle. It’s much more than just emissions control - your PCV system serves multiple purposes and is quite interesting! How does it work, and what are those purposes? Here at Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN, we have those answers for you!
If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you’re likely no stranger to dashboard warning lights. Increasingly, a common source of headache for many operators is the ABS, or Anti-lock Braking System light. Here’s what you need to know from Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN.
Vacuum pressure plays a critical role in keeping your engine running smooth, and performing it’s best. From Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN, here’s some info on vacuum pressure, why you need it, and how to tell if you’ve got a vacuum leak.
Have you ever noticed your dashboard ABS icon lit up? If you have it means there is an issue that needs to be diagnosed, ABS issues don’t need to be ignored long. The anti-lock braking system, or ABS, is an important feature on every modern car, truck, or SUV. It has been legally mandated since 2013 in the US but was standard on almost every vehicle even prior to that. Here’s what you need to know to make sure your ABS system doesn’t fail, from Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN.
At Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN, we have seen our fair share of preventable engine failures. Frequently, engine disaster could have been avoided if the driver had known beforehand what the warning lights or gauges on the dashboard indicated. While some dash lights are fairly benign, others indicate imminent trouble. This guide from Archer's Auto Care, Inc. in Memphis, TN will prepare you for the next time your vehicle shows you a warning you shouldn’t ignore.