Let’s Talk Cars Q#1 The heater on my husband’s 2008 Chevy Silverado has been slowly losing blower speeds. Now it seems that the only speed that works is high. Knowing my husband he’ll wait until the heater stops working completely. Is the blower motor starting to fail?
Bad brake rotor I didn’t hear a thing As a New Hampshire State Safety Inspection Station we get to see a lot of interesting vehicle problems. It’s the ones that come in for an oil change that can be interesting. When your vehicle comes in for an oil change we do much more than […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 The Bow Lake Community Club The Bow Lake Community Club is hosting their 6th annual “Your Just Desserts” at the Strafford Grange Hall located next to the Bow Lake dam. Last year’s event raised over $3600. These funds are used to maintain the Grange Hall which is a community land mark.
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 […]
Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure Beats out Michelin It started with my son’s Chevy Silverado needing a set of tires. It’s not like he’s one of those picky engineer type people. His list was simple. I need a tire that… *Resists damage that can be caused by construction site debris *Smooth and quiet at highway speed […]
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 […]
Data System Compromised at Michelin Tire Michelin Tire’s data system has been compromised, meaning somebody got a hold of a good amount of customer information. Knowing this, you should use care in opening any e-mails or providing personal information. Below is a copy