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The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in CARSON CITY to... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Carson CIty Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Carson CIty drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even... Read More

Battery Basics for Carson CIty

It's important for Carson CIty drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Nevada weather. Most Carson CIty area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Jigsaw Automotive is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Carson CIty are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.If you have... Read More

Jigsaw Automotive Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Carson CIty residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Jigsaw Automotive

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

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 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology a... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Jigsaw Automotive is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may... Read More

Automotive Tips from Jigsaw Automotive: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Carson CIty drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Jigsaw Automotive can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted like... Read More

Super Slick at Jigsaw Automotive in Carson CIty: Synthetic Oil

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... Read More

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