Turbochargers vs. Superchargers

When designing an engine to pull in more than atmospheric pressure, tuners often turn to forced induction. This is one of the fastest ways to add significant power to almost any engine. Turbocharging and supercharging are the two ways to achieve this. We will discuss the differences of turbochargers vs. superchargers.

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What is Engine Computer Tuning?

Engine Computer Tuning

Car engine tuning is a way to get more power out of your car engine. We will explain what car engine computer tuning is and when and why to tune your engine.

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Fall Tune-Up and Maintenance for Your Car

fall car tune-up

Fall is here! This means it is time for a car tune-up and preventative maintenance. We will discuss what is included in a basic fall car tune-up, as well a few maintenance tips to prepare your car for this season.

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Why Do My Windshield Wipers Squeak? – Stop by Asher Automotive to Get Your Squeaky Windshield Wipers Fixed

squeaky windshield wipers

Most of us probably don’t think about the windshield wipers very often, especially when the weather is nice. However, when it starts raining, it is imperative that your wipers function properly. Not only are squeaky windshield wipers annoying, but it can also cause undue wear and tear on your windshield wipers. This additional strain on your windshield wipers can increase the likelihood of them breaking down when you need them most. There are numerous things that can cause windshield wiper squeaking, ranging from simply being dirty to wiper assembly problems. Fortunately, regardless of the cause of the distracting noise, Asher Automotive has a simple windshield wiper fix for you.

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Asher Automotive’s Summer Road Trip Vehicle Preparation Checklist

summer road trip

Summer is finally here! This means families across the country are ready to hit the road for vacation and relax. However, it is important to make sure your car is ready to for the journey as well. Asher Automotive has put together a checklist of things that should be done for your vehicle before hitting the road this season.

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What is Involved in a Car’s Air Conditioning Repair?

Summer will be here before you know it! That means it is important to have working air conditioner in your vehicle so you are drenched in sweat while driving during the warmer months. Last month, we talked about what your car’s air conditioning system actually does. At Asher Automotive, these are some of the common A/C repairs we see come through our shop. There are many types of repairs that can be made to the air conditioning system – anything from repairing a refrigerant line to replacing any component in the system that may have failed or is leaking Freon.

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How Does a Car’s Air Conditioning Work?

Car's Air Conditioner

Summer is almost here, and with that comes the heat. Heat can make driving your car unbearable, which is why air conditioning was introduced by Packard in 1939. Beginning in luxury vehicles and now expanding into almost every vehicle produced, air conditioning has been cooling drivers and passengers for decades.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Car

Spring has officially begun! We have discussed winter maintenance tips for your car, but keeping your vehicle in tune for Spring is just as critical in extending the life of your vehicle. This article will discuss a few spring cleaning tips you can do for your car.

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Signs You Might Have Wheel Alignment Problems

Car wheel fixed with computerized wheel alignment machine clamp.

The wheel alignment of your car can be off for a number of reasons, including hitting a pothole or curb. Improper wheel alignment can result in issues with how your vehicle handles—which could create a safety hazard—and can also negatively impact tire tread and gas mileage. Here are the important warning signs to look for with car alignment problems.

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Smart New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car


The New Year is upon us! This means resolutions and the best intentions for new beginnings. New Year’s resolutions are commonly either body-image or money-related. Also, it is a well-known fact that most New Year’s resolutions are broken within the first couple months of the year, but maybe we can better those odds if our commitments are more vehicular-based rather than economic- or bodily-focused. Here are a few smart New Year’s resolutions related to our cars; ones that save money, time, sanity and — perhaps — lives.

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