fuel tank leak

If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That’s because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fuel injectors are under…

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wheel alignment service

Hello Evanston, Rogers Park, Skokie and surrounding area! Let’s talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more often, which…

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Brake light

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn’t be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You’re not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different…

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oil pan gasket

You’ve likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle’s engine. Did you know that there’s one part that’s responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It’s called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of…

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Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Doc Able’s Auto Clinic we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replaced together. A worn tensioner…

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wiper blades

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today’s Doc Able’s Auto Clinic article: wiper blades. While this isn’t the most exciting automotive subject, it’s important. You wouldn’t drive at night in Evanston with your headlights off, but a dirty or…

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dashboard lights

Every day you drive, you’re sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, “dashing” debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a board to protect…

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