What exactly is wheel alignment?
Consider for a moment what’s required of your motor oil. It has to provide a film of lubrication between metal parts, so that they can freely move against each other without friction, overheating or damage. It has to trap the carbon byproducts of combustion and suspend them so they can be trapped by the paper element in your oil filter. It has to neutralize the acids that are produced during the combustion process. It also has to reduce heat in parts of the engine that aren’t surrounded by a water jacket for cooling. It can’t get too thick in the winter, which would make it hard to circulate on a cold day, but it can’t thin out too much in the summer either. That’s a lot to ask of one substance!
Older motor oils didn’t include additives like detergents and other modifiers that ...[more]
Comparable to most auto repairs- complications with vehicle brakes are notably less complex when addressed before becoming a major issue. However, many drivers are not familiar with their brake systems, thus when signs of damage appear they are unrecognized. Consult the certified technicians of Chabill's Tire & Auto Service in Baton Rouge, LA and Lafayette, LA to assist you in becoming more knowledgeable about brake repair detection signs and what steps to take when brakes wear down.
Recognizable indicators of necessary brake repair often begins with familiar noises of unpleasant grinding, squealing and rubbing. Dismissing unnatural noises is detrimental to the lifeline of any vehicle as vehicle disrepair is already in the works. Chabill's Tire & Auto Service unders ...[more]
In this economy we do anything to save a dollar: not going on vacation, eating in, buying generic and even skipping routine auto maintenance. Skipping an oil change or brake check to save a buck seems harmless in the short run, but exactly how harmless is skipping one oil change? The average American spends $120 a year on oil changes, while the average engine replacement is over $4,000. While skipping one oil change might seem frugal in the moment, it could be very costly in the long run.
Save penny pinching for the grocery store. At Chabill's Tire & Auto Service staff understands you are on a tight budget and wants to help their thrifty customers in the Baton Rouge/Lafayette area by providing $10 off oil, lube and filter changes at all 14 locatio ...[more]