Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot...
Posted in Exhaust
on November 29, 2020
Starting in 1996, Jigsaw Automotive service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer ...
Posted in Diagnostics
on November 22, 2020
If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought.If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o...
Posted in Tires
on November 15, 2020
Some Carson CIty vehicle owners wonder why Jigsaw Automotive and other Carson CIty auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics.Receiving a diagnostic charge at Jigsaw Automotive for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Carson CIty area, automotive diagnostics c...
Posted in Service Standards
on November 08, 2020
When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on November 01, 2020