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How Much Do Timing Belt Repairs Cost?

Every vehicle relies on either a timing belt or a timing chain to control the valves of its engine, and every vehicle will need to have its timing belt or chain replaced at one point or another. How often your vehicle’s timing belt will need to be replaced is dependent upon several factors, such as the amount of … more

Which Vehicles Can Benefit from Differential Rear End Rebuild-Repair?

Do you think your car’s differential, also known as its back or rear end, may be going bad? One of the tell-tale signs of a bad differential is strange noise. While noises can be the result of many different vehicular problems, the sounds of a failing differential are usually quite obvious and distinct. If you hear a howling … more

Should You Choose Engine Replacement or Repair?

Is your engine acting up? Or maybe it’s simply getting older, and you’re worried that a replacement may be in order. When engine problems occur or when old age starts to creep up on engines, people often wonder whether they will be able to repair their engines or if they will need full replacements. Unfortunately, there is no one, easy … more

Do You Have a Timing Belt Problem?

When it comes to the timing belt, every vehicle is different. In fact, some vehicles don’t even have timing belts; they have timing chains. Timing chains tend to be stronger and more durable than timing belts and thus need replacing less frequently, though both types will eventually need to be replaced at one point or another. While … more

30k 60k 90k Services: Setting Up a Maintenance Schedule with Your Mechanic

Every vehicle will need different 30k, 60k, 90k services or, in other words, services for every 30,000, 60,000, and 90,000 miles it travels. It is important to understand, of course, that these mile marks are just general guidelines. A good mechanic, such as those at Mr. Clutch, will understand that every make and model of vehicle is different and will … more

How to Save Money on Brake Service in South King County

Brake service is a necessary maintenance task for any car owner, and, if you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering how you can save money on brake service. The number one way is to make sure you are taking your vehicle in for brake service regularly. Your mechanic can set you up with a good brake service … more

Choosing a Brake Service Technician in Puget Sound

Are you looking for a brake service technician in the Puget Sound area? If so, you should know that there are many different professionals to choose from. You should also know, however, that not all brake technicians are of the same caliber. This is why it’s so important to do your research and to work to find the … more

Isuzu Rodeo

What Costs are Involved in a Clutch/Transmission Repair in a Isuzu Rodeo?

Everyone knows that taking a vehicle to a mechanic to fix problems that have popped up can be extremely expensive. Clutch and transmission problems are known for being particularly costly. If you own an Isuzu Rodeo with clutch issues, the best piece of advice we can give you is to get it to a professional as soon as you possibly … more

Dodge Truck

Tips for Caring for your Dodge Truck Clutch

Do you own a Ram 2500 or some other great, manual Dodge truck? If so, then you need to exercise good care for your truck’s clutch. Doing so will help to ensure a long, healthy life for your vehicle with smoother, better driving as a reward for you. In order to help you properly care for your clutch, we’ve provided … more

Chevrolet Truck

How to Care for your Chevrolet Truck’s Clutch

As a proud new or even long-time owner of a Chevrolet truck, it is likely that you have some questions about how to properly care for your truck’s clutch. Many people, especially those who have limited experience with manual vehicles, are unsure of what, exactly, they need to do to keep their clutches in tip-top shape.

Certainly, one of the … more

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