Automotive Info

What You Need to Know About Your Engine

An engine is a complex machine, but it is essential to the function of a car. Without it, the car would not be able to move. The engine creates the power necessary to turn the wheels and propel the car forward. It is a vital part of the car and needs to be well-maintained for the car to run properly. How The Engine Works The engine block is where the cylinders are located. The [...]

By |2022-11-16T17:35:17+00:00November 11, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Your Engine

5 Signs it Might Be Time to Replace Your Catalytic Converter

Your car’s catalytic converter is crucial for keeping the air in your area clean, converting pollutants into safer gases so you can breathe easy. Once it reaches the end of its life or becomes damaged, clogged, or contaminated, it can no longer play its part in promoting the health of the planet. Take your car into a trusted local auto shop to check on your catalytic converter if: You See… Dark Smoke Coming from [...]

By |2022-06-08T21:52:04+00:00May 11, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on 5 Signs it Might Be Time to Replace Your Catalytic Converter

Reasons Your Car Is Having Trouble Starting

We’ve all had issues starting our vehicles before. It’s a terrible feeling. We may try to start the car a time or two or three before realizing the car is going nowhere without a jump. Frozen in place, we are left to come up with a plan to either ask a random individual for assistance or make a burdensome phone call to someone we know. Even with a plan in mind, we are left [...]

By |2022-04-19T22:39:38+00:00April 26, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Reasons Your Car Is Having Trouble Starting

Motor Oil Basics

Even if you know what motor oil is for, do you know which type is best for your vehicle? For motor oil to keep your engine properly lubricated, you need to use the right kind. There’s synthetic vs conventional, and there are often a lot of numbers on each bottle that mean different things. The Salt Lake City car repair team at Master Muffler breaks it all down. What’s the Difference Between Synthetic and [...]

By |2021-12-24T02:11:33+00:00January 3, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Motor Oil Basics

Fastest Street-Legal Cars on the Market

What counts as a “fast car''? Typically, if a car can perform well between 200 and 300 miles per hour, it’s fast.  Car enthusiasts will never be satisfied; when it comes to speed, features, and luxury, there’s always the quest for more. The Salt Lake City car repair team at Master Muffler presents a list of the fastest cars in the world, as well as ones you may actually get your hands on someday. [...]

By |2021-12-13T00:04:19+00:00December 13, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Fastest Street-Legal Cars on the Market

Why More Drivers are Choosing Diesel

For long-distance commutes, diesel engines appeal to more drivers than ever before. With better fuel efficiency than gasoline engines, diesel engines are gaining popularity across the globe. No longer considered exclusively European, learn from Master Muffler’s Salt Lake city car repair team why more drivers are choosing diesel stateside. The Diesel Difference In addition to good fuel economy, diesel engines are often more powerful than their gasoline-powered counterparts. It may require a bit more [...]

By |2021-10-09T21:23:35+00:00October 7, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Why More Drivers are Choosing Diesel

“We Can Take My Car – If It Starts”

No matter how much time you give yourself to get ready in the morning and make it to your destination, there are some things you just can’t plan for. On a cold morning, it’s so frustrating to scrape the ice off your windows, climb into your vehicle, only to have the car refuse to start. If you’re having trouble starting your car, here are some things to troubleshoot. Why Your Car Won’t Start Usually, [...]

By |2021-07-25T21:28:19+00:00August 2, 2021|Automotive Info, Batteries|Comments Off on “We Can Take My Car – If It Starts”

Automotive Basics: The Engine

You don’t have to learn all about your engine so you can get under the hood and do all your car repairs yourself. But it can be nice to know what’s going on and to know what your trusted mechanic is talking about. Our Salt Lake city car repair team wants you to feel informed when it comes to caring for your vehicle. Even if you turn to Salt Lake City car repair experts [...]

By |2021-07-12T14:59:54+00:00July 12, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Automotive Basics: The Engine

What to Know When the Unexpected Happens

For most of us, driving is a very predictable part of our daily routine. We know how much time it takes us to get to work, when traffic will be heaviest and how to navigate the roads we are familiar with. Day after day all continues as expected. Until it doesn’t.  No one anticipates getting into an accident, having a blowout or overheating their engine, but it happens quite often. Odds are, it will [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:01:36+00:00June 16, 2021|Automotive Info, Driving Safety|Comments Off on What to Know When the Unexpected Happens

The Criteria of Top Safety Picks

When it comes to safeguarding the lives of motorists everywhere, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) was established to be the most vocal check to car manufacturers and policymakers that exists. An independent and nonprofit organization, the IIHS runs thorough tests on virtually every make and model of vehicle from each manufacturer and in every year of release. As such, they have created the internet’s largest database on the crashworthiness﹘defined by the IIHS [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:56:42+00:00May 13, 2021|Automotive Info, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on The Criteria of Top Safety Picks
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