Benefits of Wheel Alignment Servicing

benefits of wheel alignment

Many drivers know they need to get a wheel alignment for their vehicle from time to time, but they really don’t understand the importance or the benefit of it. Wheel alignments do much more than just keep your tires in good shape. When potholes, curbs and even routine road wear knock your car out of alignment, the results can be premature wear and tear of your tires, poor handling or even other common signs that you may need a wheel alignment. We will discuss the many benefits of wheel alignment from our technicians here at Asher Automotive.

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Race Modifications for Your Car and Performance Mods

race modifications for your car

Race modifications are modifications that make your car more suitable for racing. Some typical race modifications for your car include replacing the body with a new, more aerodynamic one; changing the rims to lighter rims and a lighter dashboard. We will discuss a few tips to race modifications for your car, as well as a few performance mods.

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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

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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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