There was a man in the Plainfield area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Illinois highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close ...
Posted in Steering
on August 26, 2018
Most Plainfield drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Illinois highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Plainfield rush hour, but so can a long...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on August 20, 2018
Plainfield residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and pr...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 13, 2018
The primary job of the serpentine belt for Plainfield drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not co...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on August 06, 2018