Serpentine Belt Overview
Your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around pulleys and the accessories. Some cars have two serpentine belts.... Read More →
Posted on December 23, 2015 |
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Posted on December 17, 2015 |
Timing Belt Inspection & Replacement
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Buffalo car owners need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.
Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more costly maintenance ... Read More →
Posted on December 01, 2015 |
The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your vehicle.
Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less contact surface for the brake pads, leaving ... Read More →
Posted on November 25, 2015 |
Signs of An Alignment Problem
When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Buffalo motorists often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.
While these ca... Read More →
Posted on November 13, 2015 |