One of the most common brake light & turn signal failures is simply a burned-out bulb. Unfortunately, glass bulbs burning out sooner or later is a reality for every driver. Time and the elements will wear your bulbs down and inevitably lead to failure. Keeping replacement bulbs on hand in your car will save you legal and safe on the road.
Did you hit the key fob or door lock button to unlock your car but one door isn’t unlocking or locking? Do you hear a sound like it’s trying to do something, but it only moves partially or not at all? These symptoms indicate that the door lock actuator is broken or failing.
Tune-ups can vary depending on the car and who is performing the tune-up. Generally, a tune-up consists of checking the engine for parts that need cleaning, fixing, or replacing. Common areas under inspection include filters, spark plugs, belts and hoses, car fluids, rotors, and distributor caps.
In this article, we’ll explore the key components of a standard ignition system and some of the reasons things stop working. A vehicle’s ignition system is responsible for activating the reactions in an internal combustion engine or more simply put, it turns the car on.
The head gasket maintains a seal between the engine block and cylinder head. It prevents oil, coolant and combustion gases from escaping the engine.
During our power steering fluid change, our service technicians will carefully check your vehicle for any power steering fluid leaks. We'll share with you any issues we find, and let you decide whether you'd like to proceed with an appointment to flush and change your vehicle’s power steering fluid.
Your car battery is the life source to power your vehicle. When your car battery dies and refuses to charge then you will need to have your battery replaced and we are here to help you!
The belts and hoses in your vehicle may look unassuming, but they power nearly every feature in your vehicle. Hoses deliver hydraulic pressure to your brakes and other components.A leaky hose or loose belt can impact the performance of the affected part.
Often, the noises that our vehicles make that bother us most are those unusual clangs, bangs, and thuds that are difficult to diagnose. Often those irritating noises make us grab our wallets.
When you’re driving your vehicle, have you noticed a wobbly or shaking sensation in the steering wheel? How about hearing that funny clicking sound coming from the front wheels as you are turning a corner?
You don’t think about your windows until they don’t work. Since most drivers use A/C the most common time we open the windows is to use the ATM or order at the drive through. And then if the window doesn’t work it becomes quite inconvenient.
What are the signs you should look for to let you know that it is time for a thermostat replacement.
Your starting system is composed of three very important parts that have to work together in harmony to keep your vehicle safe, dependable and fun to drive.
The radiator is an important part of your vehicle engine. It removes the heat generated by the engine and uses liquid coolant (called antifreeze) and airflow through the radiator core to reduce the amount of high temperatures that are generated.
Before you purchase a used car it is a good idea to perform a pre purchase car inspection to determine if there are any issues with your perspective new vehicle.
The fuel pump is a very important part of your car engine. When it isn’t working correctly, neither is your car.
Our trained technicians know what to look for when performing an auto repair diagnosis and how to find solutions.
When considering the critical systems of a vehicle, the suspension system often gets overlooked.
Imagine you’re driving your vehicle down the road in Orange, CA and your check engine light turns on. What do you do?
Chapman Auto Repair of Orange has invested in the factory-level computer scan tools, and other specialized repair equipment to help keep your Mercedes Benz in top shape.
Give your engine the TLC it deserves by taking it in to Chapman Auto Repair of Orange
Your cooling system should be inspected every year before the heat starts!
Chapman Auto Repair of Orange can help track down your electrical gremlins!