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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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Automotive Basics: Common Car Parts and Their Functions

We see cars every day, all around us. When we hop into our vehicles and start the engine, we rarely think twice about the intricate whirlwind of components and technologies that afford us the locomotion we rely on so heavily. Cars are complex machines and although it isn’t necessary for the everyday driver to know the ins and outs of each individual car part, it is helpful to know some basics. As leading auto [...]

By |2021-03-16T16:47:35+00:00March 16, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Car Fluid Basics

When you learned to drive a car, you probably had someone tell you it’s important to check the oil and “top off the fluids” every now and then. But what fluids were they talking about? We’re glad you turn to us for your oil change, brake inspections, alignments and engine trouble. But, we’d like to give you some insight into the various car fluids so you can avoid coming in for preventable problems. What [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:15:12+00:00January 19, 2021|Auto Repair|0 Comments

Muscle Cars vs. Sports Cars

To auto enthusiasts, unless you are willing to fork out for a supercar, there are two main types of vehicles that are ideal for individuals who are looking for more performance and satisfaction out of their vehicle: muscle cars and sports cars. There are benefits to both, and neither is inherently better than the other. Here are some of the differences in the traits of sports cars and muscle cars… […]

By |2021-01-28T23:05:23+00:00December 10, 2020|Automotive Info|0 Comments

How to Safely Drive in the Rain

When the skies open up and the rain comes pouring down, roads can become incredibly dangerous for drivers who are careless and don’t change their driving tactics based on the environment around them. For this reason, traffic accidents are considerably more common on days with high precipitation. While not as dangerous as snow, rain still impacts the ability of drivers to react to hazards. Here are some tips on how you can safely drive [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:46:03+00:00November 22, 2020|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Auto Maintenance That Helps the Environment

If you’ve lived somewhere that experiences bad inversion, such as northern Utah, then you are fully aware of how much emissions are able to impact the lives of everyone who lives there. Bad air quality is a serious public health problem, and we can all do our part to make sure that we are contributing less to that problem. As far as driving goes, here are some tips you can use to make your [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:45:29+00:00October 9, 2020|Safety and Emissions|0 Comments

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

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