Coolant/Antifreeze Service At Lewis Complete Auto RepairSeptember 26, 2014
Anyone that drives a car in Rowlett knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good car care requires keeping your truck cooling system in good condition.
Lewis Complete Auto Repair Advice On Buying New TiresSeptember 17, 2014
Today’s tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Rowlett driver’s style, habits and driving conditions.
Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all TX seasons.
Gas Savings In Rowlett: Sharpen Your PencilSeptember 12, 2014
High gas prices in Rowlett increase the cost of living for TX auto owners. You’ve probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Rowlett vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled maintenance.
Under Pressure in Rowlett: TPMS September 04, 2014
Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat fixed in Rowlett or your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.
The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2006 and 2007 models may have them as well. The system has a warning light that is mounted on the dashboard that will go on if one of the tires becomes severely under inflated.
Drive Defensively In TXAugust 29, 2014
Car care is an essential part of auto safety in Rowlett. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on TX roads is to drive safely.
The team at Lewis Complete Auto Repair in Rowlett and TX car owners are all talking fuel efficiency right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Rowlett car owners want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.
There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Rowlett car owners' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.
Charge It In Rowlett For Extended Battery LifeAugust 12, 2014
Here's an interesting statistic for our auto owners in Rowlett, TX: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot climates.
Using Proper Fluids In Your truck Or Other VehicleJuly 29, 2014
Today Lewis Complete Auto Repair is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in TX are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.
Hi Rowlett drivers. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle’s engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel, to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.
Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel in a specific pattern into the engine. (The pattern varies by engine type and design.) In order to achieve these spray patterns, the fuel must be pressurized.