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Wheel Alignment Service at Automotive Solutions Inc. in Glenside

July 25, 2021

When all a vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving can cause your wheels to be out of alignment. This can lead to expensive premature tire and suspension wear. Here are some alignment Read more...

The Automotive Solutions Inc. Guide To Wheel Alignment

November 5, 2020

It's no surprise that your vehicle will drive better if all the wheels are pointed in the same direction. That's called wheel alignment. If your wheels are out of alignment you may notice that your vehicle pulls to one side or the other. Something that Glenside drivers won't notice right away, but will if they Read more...

Alignment

November 1, 2019

It’s no surprise that your vehicle will drive better if all the wheels are pointed in the same direction. That’s called wheel alignment. If your wheels are out of alignment you may notice that your vehicle pulls to one side or the other. Something that you won’t notice right away, but you will if you Read more...

Serpentine Belt

July 15, 2019

The serpentine belt is powered by the engine as it turns. Your alternator, air conditioning compressor and power steering pump depend on your serpentine belt to run. On some vehicles it also runs the water pump, radiator fan and power brakes. If your serpentine belt breaks, your battery won't last long. If it runs your Read more...

Cabin Air Filter

April 23, 2019

Let's talk about cabin air filters. There seems to be some confusion about them in Glenside that we should be able to clear up. Much of the confusion starts because cabin air filters are relatively new. Not all vehicles in Glenside have them, so some people confuse their cabin air filter with the engine air Read more...

Simple Answers from Automotive Solutions Inc. for Glenside: Check Engine Light

February 16, 2019

Question: My Check Engine light is on and my boyfriend thinks he can get the code read and know what part to replace to fix my car.  I say it’s not that simple.  Who’s right? Automotive Solutions Inc. Answer Good news – you are!  Just look at it logically: there are hundreds of things that Read more...

Evaporative Emissions Control

September 29, 2018

The oil and fuel in your vehicle give off vapors that are very harmful to the environment. Evaporative emissions control systems – EVAP for short – are mandated in all cars and trucks. The EVAP system is there to capture these vapors and direct them into the engine to be burned – kind of an Read more...

What Glenside Drivers Need to Know About Their Serpentine Belt

August 13, 2018

Your serpentine belt drives your alternator and air conditioning compressor. The power steering and power brake pumps are driven by the serpentine belt in many vehicles. In some vehicles, the water pump is driven by the serpentine belt (in others it's driven by the timing belt). The radiator cooling fan on some vehicles is also driven Read more...

Simple Answers From Automotive Solutions Inc. For Glenside: Air Conditioner

April 17, 2017

  Question: Why isn't my air conditioner blowing cold air? Automotive Solutions Inc. Answer: Your air conditioning system uses refrigerant to create cold air. The most common reasons Glenside drivers lose their cold air have to do with the refrigerant. The first is not enough refrigerant. Refrigerant is a gas in the system, and very Read more...

Automotive Solutions Inc. Tech Question On Your Check Engine Light

December 19, 2016

Automotive Solutions Inc. Tech Question: I'm Alex. My Check Engine Light came on in my vehicle. I've tried several things to make it go off but nothing has worked. What should I do? Automotive Solutions Inc. Answer: Like Alex, most of us in Glenside have experienced a check engine light coming on suddenly. We're frustrated Read more...

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