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Nevada: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Nevada residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Carson CIty

Do you like to shop for shoes in Carson CIty?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Carson CIty residents and to fix... Read More

The Jigsaw Automotive Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Carson CIty service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter an... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Jigsaw Automotive

Okay. You went to your local Carson CIty car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Carson CIty service center, but on the way, the Chec... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Jigsaw Automotive

For those of you in Carson CIty, Nevada who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 ... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Carson CIty, Nevada: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is ... Read More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news.There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Carson CIty with a carburetor rolled out of the Nevada dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Carson CIty, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine.... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Carson CIty: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Carson CIty drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for "all-season" radials. Nevada drivers ran out... Read More

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