Custom wheels are one way that Carson CIty folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, includ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 10, 2019
There is a clear and vocal demand in Carson CIty and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Nevada market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these...
Posted in Drive Train
on November 03, 2019
When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Carson CIty drivers often associate our wheels being "knocked" out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other obje...
Posted in Automotive News
on October 27, 2019
A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Carson CIty drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower rid...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 20, 2019
There's a lot of auto advice in Nevada right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, "Does this sound too good to b...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 13, 2019
When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options an...
Posted in Fluids
on October 06, 2019
When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Carson CIty drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmis...
Posted in Timing Belt
on September 29, 2019
The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Jigsaw Automotive we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be rep...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on September 22, 2019
Safe Nevada travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Jigsaw Automotive. But there are other things Carson CIty residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help y...
Posted in Safety
on September 15, 2019
Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 08, 2019