Sorted by Archive: April, 2015 ( 4 post/s)

  • Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for North Kansas City Drivers

    Thursday 30 April 2015

    Knowing how their engine works can help North Kansas City drivers make informed decisions about car care and prevent expensive repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts. An engine’s power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down while the engine is running. Power is generated in a cycle that includes four strokes of the piston. First, the piston drops and a valve at the top... read more

  • Put On The Brakes: Brake Service At Northtown Auto Clinic

    Tuesday 21 April 2015

    When it comes to preventive maintenance and car care, most North Kansas City motorists know how essential it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order. The pads and shoes are known as the friction materials in the brake system. They push together, providing friction, which stops the vehicle. It’s no wonder they have to be... read more

  • Below 45 Degrees in North Kansas City: Consider Winter Tires

    Friday 17 April 2015

    Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and North Kansas City drivers couldn’t wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Missouri motorists ran out and bought some and we thought we were done with snow tires forever. Tires have come a long way since then. Modern winter tires sold in the Kansas City area are much better... read more

  • Emergency Items For Kansas City motorists

    Wednesday 08 April 2015

    Safe Missouri travel starts with preventive maintenance and good car care at Northtown Auto Clinic. But there are other things North Kansas City car owners can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here’s some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life — or someone else’s. First, North Kansas City auto owners should consider keeping an auto emergency kit in their car. The kit should conta... read more

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