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Goodbye to Auto Part Shortages and Hello to Same-Day Auto Services in 2023

Goodbye to Auto Part Shortages and Hello to Same-Day Auto Services in 2023

Over the last couple of years, COVID-19 caused the world’s supply chain to struggle to keep up with production and demands, which has been bearing down on many auto repair shops. We have been challenged to find parts as mundane as oil filters to major ones like batteries and tires. It has forced many auto repair shops, like Extreme Auto Repair, to find workarounds and ask customers for patience for restocks. Delays lasted days and weeks in some cases.  We are pleased to announce that the shortages have fizzled out, and we have a positive outlook starting in 2023. Extreme Auto Repair is happy to announce that we can offer same-day services again. We now have access to plenty of OEM or aftermarket parts. Our vendors are within a mile of our auto repair facility, meaning we can get a hold of parts quickly to finish the job. Whether you need new brakes, shocks, struts, or tires, we’ve got you covered with quicker turnaround times at Extreme Auto Repair. Come by Extreme A ... read more

What is an Engine Misfire?

What is an Engine Misfire?

An engine misfire is a common problem that can occur in a car's engine. It occurs when one or more of the cylinders in the engine is not firing correctly, causing the engine to run poorly or stall. There are several signs that your car may be experiencing a engine misfires: Rough Idle- If the engine is misfiring, it may run roughly or shake when idling. Loss of Power - A misfiring engine may also experience a loss of power and may struggle to accelerate or maintain speed. Decreased Fuel Efficiency - An engine misfire can also cause a decrease in fuel efficiency. Check Engine Light - In many cases, an engine misfire will trigger the check engine light on the dashboard. Common Causes of an Engine Misfire An engine misfire can occur for a variety of reasons, including: Faulty spark plugs - Spark plugs provided the spark that ignites the fuel in the engine's cylinders. If a spark plug is worn out or malfunctioning, an engine misfire can occur.. Malfunctioning fuel injector ... read more

What Causes Brake Rotors to Warp

What Causes Brake Rotors to Warp

If you've ever noticed the discs attached to each wheel of your vehicle, then you know what brake rotors are. Brake rotors are responsible for slowing down the wheel rotation of your vehicle thus causing it to stop. They do this by sending a signal to the calipers through the master brake cylinder. The calipers then grip the break pads against the rotors. Causes of Warped Brake rotors The main cause for warped brakes is heat! This causes the surface of the brake rotors to become uneven and thus warped. Different brake rotors are created with different intended purposes such as riding on normal roads etc. If brake rotors made for one purpose are used in different circumstances, the pressure causes them to deform and causes the surface to become uneven. This lessens brake performance as the brake pads become unable to grasp on to metal efficiently. Another cause of warped brake pads is wear and tear. The surface of the brake rotors are worn down leaving only the harder bits raised ... read more

What is 30/60/90K Vehicle Maintenance?

What is 30/60/90K Vehicle Maintenance?

30/60/90k maintenance is another term used in the automotive repair industry for factory maintenance or factory scheduled maintenance. It is a schedule that is custom-made by automobile manufacturers. This maintenance schedule is very important in ensuring your vehicle lasts for a long time without ant unnecessary major repairs.  Is 30/60/90k Maintenance Important? YES - Here are some of the most important reasons why you should keep your vehicle on time with this maintenance schedule: Keeps Your Warranty Valid - In some cases, negligence in following factory maintenance can void the warranty with the factory altogether. Prevent Problems - Following the schedule helps you from unwanted and unexpected trouble in the future. A tiny problem can be found when performing these tasks and squashed before they can be costly. Extend the Life of Your Car - Regular checks at thes ... read more

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