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NORWALK: Have You Considered Synthetic Oil?

I recently saw an ad for synthetic oil.  I really hadn’t heard about it before, so I asked by service advisor for some background.  Basically, the inside of your engine gets hot because of friction from the moving parts and from burning fuel.  Oil lubricates the moving parts to keep them from getting too hot.  Read more...

Simple Answers from East Ave Automotive LLC for NORWALK: Spark Plugs

Question I’m confused about when I should get my spark plugs replaced. What’s the deal? Answer Well it can be confusing because there are several types of spark plugs and some last longer than others. Your owner’s manual will have a recommendation for when your spark plugs should be changed. Here’s a little background. Spark Read more...

Disc Brakes

Your brakes are extremely important. Having good brakes just keeps you out of trouble. You’ll want to carefully maintain your brakes. With disc brakes, brake pads rub on a disc – or rotor – to slow the wheels. The pads are attached to a caliper that squeezes the pads against the rotor. It’s kind of Read more...

CT Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil

If you’re a quart low, there isn’t enough oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy. Same goes for dirty oil. It doesn’t reduce friction properly. The result is you get to watch those numbers at the gas pump rolling higher and higher. The transmission also needs the Read more...

Alignment

It's no surprise that your vehicle will drive better in the NORWALK area if all the wheels are pointed in the same direction. That's called wheel alignment. If your wheels are out of alignment you may notice that your vehicle pulls to one side or the other. Something that you won't notice right away, but Read more...

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Norwalk, CT 06855