Caution this article contains pictures that may not go well with breakfast! 2016 has started off as the greatest rodent infestation we’ve seen to date. The problem is so pronounced that we’ve tripled up on the common cabin air filters we stock. The other day Doug was looking for an anti-theft tool for the lug […]
Yes, the customer really drove their pickup truck to the shop using rubber fuel line and hose clamps to stop the brake fluid from leaking out. Brake pressure normally lives around 300 psi to 500 psi for an average “one-toe” stop. During a “Panic stop” it can be as high as 4000 psi, especially if […]
Honda/Acura recalls another 3 million Air Bags SUMMARY: Honda/Aura is recalling certain model year 2001-2005 Honda Civic vehicles manufactured March 21, 2000, to January 20, 2005, 2001-2004 Honda Civic GX vehicles manufactured June 14, 2000, to August 19, 2004, 2003-2005 Honda Civic Hybrid vehicles manufactured February 24, 2002, to January 18, 2005, 2003-2007 Honda Accord […]
Q#1 What is a cabin air filter and what does it do? The cabin air filter is what I call a people filter A cabin air filter is a lot like the air filter for your car’s engine… it filters dirt, dust and debris from the air that the engine uses. The air that enters […]
January Tire Specials Northwood Garage January tire specials are tires on a deal. This is the time of year that tire inventory needs to be moved out, meaning you save money! Check out our January tire special for great pricing on great tires. If you don’t see a tire you want use our quick contact […]
Replacement headlight modules are expensive Most of today’s cars and trucks cars are manufactured with a plastic headlight assembly. The front surface of these headlamp modules is molded polycarbonate plastic. Plastic for headlight modules is used for several reasons; here are a few: *It’s much lighter than glass, weight savings is key to improved fuel mileage […]
Charles’s Law….Expansion of Gases Under equal pressure all gases expand at the same rate. A gas expands by the same proportion as the temperature rises, provided external pressure remains the same. How does this relate to tire pressure warning lights? Simply put, as a tire warms up, the air pressure in the tire increases. As […]
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Service With the rapid growth in Hybrid and Alternative Fuel vehicles, training is important. To be on top you have to start training early. Here you can see one of our youngest potential technicians,
Northwood Garage Supports “End 68 Hours of Hunger Program” Vendor Bingo!!! Where: Congregational Church 1st NH Turnpike Northwood NH When: April 4th 2014 Doors open 6pm Bingo Starts at 6:30 pm Cost$5.00 Come out and support your local “End 68 Hours of Hunger Program”,
March Tire Sale Our tire supplier called, “We need to move some tires… things are slow, here’s a list of tires with a special pricing incentive, see what you can do!” That’s easy… pass the savings to our customers. The inventory levels are good.
Dover Children’s Home We’re very grateful for Northwood Garage’s generous gift to Bill Stevens with the Dover Police Charities bowling team. These funds actively support our commitment to improving the lives of the children placed in our care.
Hyundai & Kia 1 Million car recall Here’s the list of affected Hyundai vehicles *2006-2009 Accent *2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Santa Fe *2006-2007 & 2009-2011 Tucson & Elantra Touring *2007-2010 Elantra *2008-2011 Veracruz *2009-2010 Genesis *2010-2011 Genesis Coupe *2007-2008 Entourage *2006-2008 Tiburon Here’s is the list of affected Kia vehicles
Why Flush Brake Fluid? Brake fluid is a special oil. It is designed to withstand cold temperatures without thickening as well as very high temperatures without boiling. It is a recommended service for many vehicles and should be flushed about every 30,000 miles. Brake fluid is an odd duck, it’s like an oil, but it […]
When the Devil comes a Knockin’ It started with a phone call. “I have a bad water pump on my ‘04 Acura MDX. Can you email me an estimate?” Acura’s MDX is their top tier crossover vehicle. With the confidence of all-wheel drive, a strong 3.5 liter V-6 and well appointed accessories, the MDX is […]