Jigsaw Automotive: Carson City, Nevada Auto Repair
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Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Jigsaw Automotive

Anyone who drives a car in CARSON CITY knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! ... Read More

Getting from E to F (Fuel Gauge Problems)

Who thinks about their fuel gauge? You probably don't until it doesn't work any more. Then you have to guess how much fuel is in your tank, and that's no way to live life on the road. Fuel gauges, like every other part in your vehicle, can fail. And when yours stops working, you will probably... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Jigsaw Automotive

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... Read More

The Jigsaw Automotive Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for CARSON CITY drivers. A lot of us in CARSON CITY don't know what a differential is or what it's f... Read More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in CARSON CITY, NV, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most CARSON CITY drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandabl... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In CARSON CITY

Every CARSON CITY car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced.... Read More

Low Power Mystery (Ignition Coil Service)

It's no fun when your vehicle just doesn't run the way it used to. You may notice (especially in cold weather) the engine won't start easily or when it does start, it doesn't run smoothly. It may not have much power at all. You also may have had to stop at the gas station more often, a sign you... Read More

Jigsaw Automotive Radiator Service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in CARSON CITY, it is easy to prevent.The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the eng... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item. The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked. Well, some of the time. Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers. It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Jigsaw Automotive: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to CARSON CITY drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When its time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. CARSON CITY drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their ... Read More

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