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April 2018

Jigsaw Automotive Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Carson CIty

Let's talk about something critical for all Carson CIty drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub kee... Read More

Fuel Injectors

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Carson CIty residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilome... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Jigsaw Automotive

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Carson CIty drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they ... Read More

The Jigsaw Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Your browser does not support the video tag. The team at Jigsaw Automotive in Carson CIty, and Nevada car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Carson CIty drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that prev... Read More

Jigsaw Automotive On Your Serpentine Belt

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Carson CIty, Nevada, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electric... Read More

The Jigsaw Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

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... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Jigsaw Automotive Today

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Carson CIty drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Carson CIty, bits of the surface of t... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Jigsaw Automotive

Good vehicle care for us Carson CIty residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diff... Read More

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