Signs of Wheel Alignment Problems in Your Car

Signs of 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. This  could create a safety hazard and also negatively impact tire tread and gas mileage. Here are the important warning signs of wheel alignment problems in your car to look for.

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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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Benefits of Taking Your Vehicle to an Auto Repair Shop

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. However, this may not be necessary. There are numerous benefits of taking your vehicle to an auto repair shop. An independent repair shop like Asher Automotive can fulfill your maintenance and vehicle repair needs. Here are just a few of the many benefits of bringing your vehicle to our auto repair shop.

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How Do Vehicles Control Emissions?


Most have probably heard a lot about emissions and why they need to be controlled. However, have you ever wondered what they are or how vehicles keep them under control?

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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 will affect your vehicle’s performance. Here are a few basics of oil changing that will bring you up to speed and help you make an informed decision.

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Professional Engine Repair Services in Bryan/College Station, TX

professional engine repair services

Cars today have over 80 separate computers scattered around the car. However, 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 the fuel/air mixture, spark timing and more. Asher Automotive provides professional engine repair services in Bryan/College Station, TX.

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Understanding the Basics of Diesel Engines


Less than 5 percent of U.S. passenger cars are diesel-powered, but diesel engines are the workhorses of agriculture, construction, drilling, forestry, industry, mining, transportation and shipping. Diesel engines power everything from buses and combines to bulldozers, excavators, semi-trailer trucks, ships and trains.

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Pros and Cons of Clean Diesel

Clean Diesel

It’s been almost a decade since the US Environmental Protection Agency adopted more stringent requirements for diesel fuels. The idea was to reduce diesel emissions and diminish the production of black carbon particulate matter.

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Key Technologies that Make Clean Diesel Possible

Clean Diesel

There are over 7 million diesel cars, SUVS, trucks and vans on American roads. Whether you are in the market for a clean diesel vehicle or you are simply interested in learning more, it helps to have a basic understanding of key technologies utilized to reduce diesel emissions and assist new-gen vehicles in earning the clean diesel namesake.

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Is Clean Diesel for Cars Real?

Controversy arose in 2015 regarding clean diesel cars and engine emissions, and it reignited the long-standing debate regarding engine, fuel and pollution. Clean diesel aims to be more environmentally friendly than standard diesel, while also providing a longer lasting fuel for your engine. The technology for clean diesel has advanced progress on energy efficiency and environmentally friendly fuel, and diesel cars have become more popular.

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