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Automotive Tips from Jigsaw Automotive: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

There are several important factors that go into how often Carson CIty drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Nevada fre... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Carson CIty

One Carson CIty automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Carson CIty, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine ... Read More

Battery Basics for Carson CIty

It's important for Carson CIty drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Nevada weather. Most Carson CIty area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.... Read More

Power Failure (Broken Power Seat)

Know anyone who doesn't love a power seat in an SUV, a car, truck or van? They're convenient and precise in their adjustments. But when they break, oh, what a pain. Not only is it inconvenient, it may leave your seat position too close to the steering wheel or too far from the pedals. This is ... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Jigsaw Automotive is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Carson CIty are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.If you have... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Jigsaw Automotive

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... Read More

Differential Service in Carson CIty, Nevada - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Carson CIty, Nevada, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differenti... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Automotive Tips from Jigsaw Automotive: Air Conditioning Inspection

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Carson CIty require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also so... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Jigsaw Automotive

Most Carson CIty folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Carson CIty market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would ... Read More

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