“Water pump” is a term you’ve most likely heard in conversations about vehicles. But what is it, what does it actually do, and how do you know if you need a new one? At Hale's Automotive in Marion, we know the answers to these questions, and soon you will too.
Air filters are an important part of vehicle maintenance. What many people don’t realize is you actually have two filters; one for your engine and a cabin filter to filter the air coming into your car. Both of them function the same way but have entirely different purposes. They are often neglected, particularly the cabin filter, and yours may need to be changed right now. This guide, provided by Hale's Automotive in Marion, highlights the importance of filters, symptoms of an overused one, and how to maintain them.
Does your steering wheel feel like it’s fighting you when trying to drive in a straight line? Does your truck turn too aggressively when you try to go one direction, and poorly when you try to go another? There are a few possibilities as to what it means if your truck resists going in a straight line. Hale's Automotive in Marion has the answers for you.
The differentials on your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge diesel pickup are some of the hardest working components on your truck. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, our technicians are experts in maintaining, repairing, and replacing differentials, keeping your truck reliably on the road.
Increasingly, technology in automobiles is becoming more sophisticated, and more and more systems have become reliant on electronic control modules to operate. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we have the trained technicians and the equipment necessary to deal with issues that arise as a result of these components.
At Hale's Automotive in Marion, were huge fans of seatbelts. They dramatically reduce the chances of being injured in an automobile accident, and in many cases, they are the difference between a fatal crash and walking away unharmed. But how long has the seat belt been around? When did wearing it become law?
At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we believe it’s important for you to know how different systems in your car, truck, or SUV operate. Whether you want to know what to watch out for, or you’re just curious about how things work, we’re here to supply the answers.
Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel pickup, it’s especially important that you always seek high-quality repair and maintenance from qualified professionals. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we specialize in diesel vehicles and the ins and outs of diesel servicing. There are plenty of shops out there that can replace a part or perform a job, but it’s important that the technicians doing the work know what they’re doing, why they’re doing it, and are doing it right.