When to Change Your Air Filter

Most of the time when you get an oil change, the mechanic will check your air filter and recommend it be changed. But how do you know if you actually need that, or if they are just trying to upsell you? When is the right time to change your air filter? Here in Arizona, being…

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Auto Labor Rates Explained

Auto labor rates vary widely across the United States. In fact, they vary widely within Arizona as well. Garage shops in Arizona generally charge between $47 and $215 per hour, depending on where they are located, the type of the vehicle and the extent of the problem.

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Recycling Used Auto Oil

How often do you get your oil changed? There are a lot of people who dabble in auto repair and change their own oil at home. Even if you don’t change your own oil, every vehicle still needs an oil change done regularly to run at peak performance. But have you ever thought about why…

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What Do All Those Auto Shop Certifications Mean?

Auto body and repair shops are often able, with a little time and effort, to get manufacturer certifications that give them a little bit more credibility as a reliable and trusted shop. Getting one of these certifications means that repair technicians at the auto shop have been certified by a specific manufacturer to work on…

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Learn the Meaning of Common Auto Shop Lingo

Have you ever taken your car to a mechanic/dealership and not been too sure what exactly they are saying? In the automotive world this happens quite a lot. Non-car people aren’t that bothered with car terms most of the time, but a lot of them wish they knew more because they do occasionally come in…

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