Tips for Staying Safe on the Road

We all know we shouldn’t drink and drive, but what other tips should we follow to stay safe on the road? The Kearns car repair team at Master Muffler suggests the following for driving safely and keeping your car in working order for each trip you take. Be a Safe Driver Besides buckling up every passenger in your vehicle, you can practice being a safe driver by eliminating distractions, following road rules, and always [...]

By |2021-12-24T02:24:12+00:00January 3, 2022|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Tips for Staying Safe on the Road

How to Recharge Your Own A/C

Keeping Cool Under Pressure Owning a car means needing to make peace with a certain amount of maintenance over the life of the vehicle. Car repairs happen; the only question, really, is determining when the issue is big enough to warrant bringing the vehicle to our Master Muffler car repair center in Kearns. Luckily, there are a number of problems that can be handled on your own, if you’re feeling adventurous. By cruising around [...]

By |2021-12-13T00:52:35+00:00December 13, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on How to Recharge Your Own A/C

Five Signs You Need New Tires

Respecting the Mileage In terms of the parts of a car, it doesn’t get more fundamental than the tires. After all, ever since we were children we’ve been singing about the wheels on the bus or how the Batmobile lost its wheels, while as adults we see rims as a new arena of self-expression.  The plain fact is that no matter how much chrome we pile on those hubcaps, or whether they spin, or [...]

By |2021-11-11T19:25:37+00:00November 11, 2021|Tires|Comments Off on Five Signs You Need New Tires

Car Parts Explained: The Catalytic Converter

Thanks to the Clean Air Act, vehicles today have a number of features that improve performance and reduce toxic emissions. One of the most vital parts of a vehicle’s exhaust system is the catalytic converter. For Kearns car repair related to all things exhaust, you can trust the experts at Master Muffler. What is a Catalytic Converter? A catalytic converter and a muffler may resemble one another, but they perform different functions within your [...]

By |2021-10-09T21:57:25+00:00October 7, 2021|Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Car Parts Explained: The Catalytic Converter

Common Car Warning Lights and What They Mean

When we take a look back at our time in Driver’s Ed, what are the lessons that stand out the most? Perhaps when the instructor took the class on a walk around the driving range so they could point out the various actions being tested by the lines and signage. Or maybe when students learned about vehicle size, rate of speed, and inertia, prompting them to think about pressing on the brake early in [...]

By |2021-09-13T16:01:25+00:00September 7, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Common Car Warning Lights and What They Mean

The Science of Petroleum

The Kearns car repair experts at Master Muffler want to help you understand the science of petroleum, and how it works not just in your car, but in the world around you. What is Petroleum? Also known as fossil fuel, petroleum is a mixture of hydrocarbons and is a naturally occurring crude oil. The common elements found in petroleum include carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur, and oxygen. Other elements include nickel and vanadium. Petroleum comes [...]

By |2021-07-25T22:12:38+00:00August 2, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on The Science of Petroleum

Motor Oil Breakdown

Have you ever given much thought to the oil you put in your car? Do you even remember to periodically check your levels? There are a few things to consider when topping up your oil, and Kearns Master Muffler is here to help. Whether you change your car’s oil yourself or leave it to the Kearns car repair experts, it’s important to know what type of motor oil your engine requires. Your car’s owner’s [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:24:07+00:00July 12, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Motor Oil Breakdown

Car Repairs to Do Yourself – And What to Leave to the Experts

You can trust Kearns Master Muffler car repair technicians to get the job done right. But what can you do yourself, and what should you leave to the experts? Car Repairs You Can Do Yourself Tire Change Hopefully, as a teen driver, you were taught how to change a tire. It’s a useful skill all motorists should know how to tackle on their own. You only need a few tools to change a flat: [...]

By |2021-06-14T17:40:11+00:00June 14, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Car Repairs to Do Yourself – And What to Leave to the Experts

Most Common Auto Repairs

Owning a car is not unlike being the parent of a child: having one in your life is a privilege; it creates an instant demand to live responsibly; it requires an observant and vigilant eye to spot abnormalities in its health, and any problems should be looked after by an experienced professional. Like a baby who lives according to a strict schedule, car owners must be diligent in getting their car to Master Muffler [...]

By |2021-05-10T16:11:49+00:00May 13, 2021|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Most Common Auto Repairs

Automotive Basics: The Brake System

The average car weighs around 2,800 pounds and can, on average, reach speeds of well over 100 miles per hour. With such momentum, it must require a considerable amount of force to bring such an object to a stop— and it does. In our cars, the mechanisms tasked with facilitating such a process are components of the brake system and are fundamental to the operation of the vehicle. Cars use hydraulic brakes which means [...]

By |2021-04-15T20:11:17+00:00April 15, 2021|Automotive Info, Brakes|Comments Off on Automotive Basics: The Brake System
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