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The engine is one of the most important aspects of a vehicle. A lot of the time, when an engine has an issue, the car’s check engine light will illuminate. This is the first sign that your engine is having difficulty running at top performance. There are signs and symptoms of potential engine damage, so make sure you know them before it’s too late.


An alignment is standard for a car’s maintenance. It involves modifying the angles of the wheels, so they are fixed to the producer’s specs. The purpose is to let the steering system and the suspension operate at their original specs. Over time, this reduces tire wear and prolongs the life of the tires. The alignment process is difficult and not all mechanics do a satisfactory job. Aligned tires will lessen tire wear while ensuring that the vehicle travels in a straight line and true. A correctly aligned car will perform strongly and more effectively. If you make a fast turn or evade something quickly while driving, a wheel alignment could save your life. Your tires should be checked during routine maintenance. If you notice irregular tire wear and your car is pulling to one side, you should have a qualified automotive technician examine your car.


Your vehicle’s brakes are essential for driving. They are one of the necessary systems that cannot be neglected. Without properly performing brakes, the vehicle will not stop. This is life-threatening, so the driver must know the signs of bad brakes and the services that come with it. When the dash lights that pertain to a vehicle’s brakes illuminate, this possibly means that the vehicle will need the brakes repaired. It could also mean that there is an issue with the ABS sensors on the brake. Sometimes, the light may illuminate when the parking brake is engaged. If this is the reason, it is encouraged to fully release the parking brake. If the problem does not go away, make sure to get it diagnosed and repaired. Brake repair is necessary for your car to stop with no issues. Luckily, the car shows possible symptoms that point to brake repairs being needed.


A chassis is the car’s internal framework that supports the body and other parts like the wheels, engine, transmission, driveshaft, differential, and suspension. The chassis is the skeleton of your vehicle. Think of the chassis as the bones. Over time, the bones will become brittle and break down. They need maintenance and repairs just like any other part of the car does. A weak or damaged chassis will translate to a weak car. The chassis’ health is vital to the overall safety structure. Without the chassis, the car will not handle the right way. Also, the vehicle will not hold the components of the
vehicle correctly. Take your vehicle to get your chassis to look at right away if you notice any wobbly driving.


The driveline is the part of the motor that connects the transmission and engine to the axles of the wheels. It consists of the parts of the powertrain (not including the engine and the transmission). If a driveline is failing, this means that the car will not move. This is because the energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the axels of the wheels. They need regular service. Without the service, it will need repairs regularly. It is recommended to service your drivelines at every interval.


The shocks are part of the suspension system. Specifically, they are part of your vehicle’s struts. The shocks (or shock absorbers) are mechanical devices that are put in place to create a smooth and efficient ride. The limit jumps and jolts when driving. If the shocks are working properly, the vehicle will reduce the coarseness of the roads. Without them, the car would jump all over the road. Also, the vehicle will not handle properly. For example, the vehicle will turn the corner with no stability. This can be dangerous if not maintained. It is imperative to service your vehicle’s shocks at every interval.

Mostly Automotive Repair provides under-car services for vehicles and commercial fleets in the Asheville, NC 28801 area. For the trust, excellence, and great value in under-car repairs/maintenance, and inspection in Asheville, you can count on Mostly Automotive. To learn more about the miscellaneous services that we provide, or to schedule an appointment, Mostly Automotive can be reached at 828-253-4981.

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