headlights

Like everything in the Illinois automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Evanston roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, helping you to see the sides more clearly. The…

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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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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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radiator service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Evanston, Rogers Park, Skokie and the Chicagoland area, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It…

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brake repair

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Evanston, Rogers Park, Skokie and other area driver’s maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Doc Able’s Auto Clinic, Inc….

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MAF Sensor

Air and fuel are mixed together to be burned in your engine. You request how much of each you need by how hard you press on the accelerator, by going up or down a hill or by how much you are carrying in your vehicle as your drive around Evanston, Rogers Park, Skokie and other…

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One thing all Evanston, Skokie, Rogers Park and other area drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean.  A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat.  Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals.  At Doc Able’s Auto Clinic, Inc. we can help maintain your battery. Allowing your…

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engine air filter

Every Evanston car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change may have been told that they may need to change their engine air filter. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be…

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dirty oil

If you’re a quart low in your vehicle, there isn’t enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you’re driving around the Evanston, Rogers Park, etc. areas. The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn’t reduce friction properly. The result is you get to watch…

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Heater Core

You may have wondered where the warm air in your passenger compartment comes from. Well, as your engine starts to warm up, it also warms the coolant/antifreeze that circulates around the engine and through the radiator. There is also a hose that carries coolant/antifreeze from the engine to the heater core and another that takes…

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