Category Archives: General Maintenance

Fall Tune-Up and Maintenance for Your Car

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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Benefits of Taking Your Vehicle to an Auto Repair Shop

One of those unavoidable aspects of owning a car is auto repair. Many car dealerships encourage the owners of their cars to return to the dealership for repairs and maintenance, but it may not be necessary. An independent repair shop … Continue reading

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Basics of Oil Change

Oil changes, like taxes, are an inescapable fact of life for car owners. However, whether you change your own oil or leave it to the professionals, you should at least understand what choices are available to you and how they … Continue reading

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Why You Should Leave Engine Repairs to the Professionals

Cars today have over 80 separate computers scattered around the car, but one of the big ones is the engine control unit (ECU). Also known as the engine control module (ECM), this controls most of the key engine functions, including … Continue reading

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Your Vehicle’s Serpentine Belt: Does It Need A Replacement?

The serpentine belt in your car or truck is usually one lengthy, snaking, rotating belt which keeps ones alternator, power steering pump motor, air conditioning and — every now and then — ones water pump motor running efficiently and without … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Noises From Your Car

Most of us love our vehicles, especially more so when the noises that it makes are pleasant and natural. However, in some cases you could hear a noise that definitely shouldn’t be coming from your vehicle, anywhere from your valve … Continue reading

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Signs Of A Bad Automotive Air Conditioner

A broken air conditioner in your automobile gets put at the bottom of the “to-do” list all winter long. As we move into another warm, Texas summer, however, suddenly having a car air conditioner that works – and works WELL … Continue reading

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