• Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)
    If you’ve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor.  You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but...
    Published on: Oct 08, 2023
  • Oil's Well That Ends Well (Oil Change Grades and Weight)
    Changing your oil regularly is one of the most important things you can do to keep your vehicle running well.  And knowing the right type of oil to use is also very important.  Engine oil i...
    Published on: Oct 01, 2023
  • It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Car Care LLC  307-234-4431
    If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in CASPER. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell ...
    Published on: Sep 24, 2023
  • Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)
    If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to mo...
    Published on: Sep 17, 2023
  • Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight
    Most CASPER drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. WY folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we CASPER drivers all know — or should know &mda...
    Published on: Sep 10, 2023
  • Rotation Explanation (Tire Rotation Patterns)
    You may notice that when you get your vehicle's oil changed, your service adviser may recommend that you have your tires rotated at the same time.  The reasons are simple.  That will allow y...
    Published on: Sep 03, 2023
  • Stopping "Brake" Downs (Brake Pad Replacement)
    If someone tells you to put the brakes on something, you know it means stop.  And stopping is one of the most important safety maneuvers you can do in any vehicle.  That means your brakes ha...
    Published on: Aug 27, 2023
  • Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)
    The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is.  Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and main...
    Published on: Aug 20, 2023
  • On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle
    Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around CASPER, WY, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's ...
    Published on: Aug 13, 2023
  • Shifty Letters PRNDL (Transmission)
    You probably figured out those shifty letters.  They're what you see on your automatic transmission shifter and stand for Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive and Low.  Your automatic transmission ...
    Published on: Aug 06, 2023
  • The Best Book that's Not a Best-Seller
    Sometimes the movie is better than the book, sometimes it's the other way around.  But when it comes to your vehicle, the best book of all is the owner's manual. The plot is simple: Owner wants l...
    Published on: Jul 30, 2023
  • Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)
    In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread.  No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with ...
    Published on: Jul 23, 2023
  • Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for CASPER Drivers
    CASPER residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. ...
    Published on: Jul 16, 2023
  • Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)
    Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles.  Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, t...
    Published on: Jul 09, 2023
  • A Real "Pane" (Window Maintenance and Repair)
    It's pretty frustrating when your driver's window won't work.  You can't get your food at the drive-thru without opening the door, have a tough time using the ATM from your vehicle, can't have th...
    Published on: Jul 02, 2023
  • Straight and True in CASPER: Wheel Alignment
    Most CASPER folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bil...
    Published on: Jun 25, 2023
  • Odometer Rollback on Your CASPER, WY Vehicle
      How do CASPER drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect WY consumers against mileage fraud. It says a WY seller mu...
    Published on: Jun 18, 2023
  • The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)
    Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days.  Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been aroun...
    Published on: Jun 11, 2023
  • Car Care LLC  307-234-4431 Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln
      Welcome to the Car Care LLC 307-234-4431 automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet CASPER conditions. In order for a tire to have good ...
    Published on: Jun 04, 2023
  • When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)
    What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road?  They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human...
    Published on: May 28, 2023
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