brakes on a vehicle

Brake pads are important - you don’t need them to go, but you do need them to stop. At TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff, AZ, we like to keep your vehicle stopping exactly as it should - it’s less dangerous, and it keeps insurance premiums low. So, how do you know if your brake pads are going bad? How do they work? What even are they? We’ve got the answers!

brakes on car

Your brake master cylinder is an integral part of your brake system. When one fails, some odd symptoms may arise, and it may be difficult to diagnose. Here’s some information to help you decide if yours has gone bad. At TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff, AZ we want you to know what to look out for so that you can be safely on the road.

fluid being poured from a container

The transmission in your truck works harder than any other on the road. A fully loaded semi weighs about 40 times as much as a normal passenger vehicle, and racks up twice the mileage. As such, it’s essential to keep your transmission in good shape and regularly maintenanced. Fortunately, TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff has you covered.

tires

Tire pressure may seem innocuous enough, but at TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff, we know how much of a difference correct tire pressure makes. Tire pressure checks are just one of many regular service items we check when you bring your truck in for servicing, but it’s one that’s more important than you might think.

kids traveling in the car

Travelling can be difficult, and traveling can be fun. The difference usually comes down to how much preparation you do in advance, and how many unplanned obstacles you meet along the way. A great way to avoid setbacks, mishaps, and stressful situations is to make sure your car, truck, or SUV is ready to hit the road. Here are some important points to check before travelling, from TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff, AZ.

driving the car

You’ve known someone at some point that has a seemingly impossible amount of keys, keychains, and other accessories hanging from their key ring. You might even be guilty of that yourself. At [BUSINESS_ NAME] in Flagstaff, AZ, we’ve seen our fair share of these loaded down car keys, and also the damage it can cause. Here’s what you need to know.

technician checking the engine

Antifreeze is a fluid that’s just as important as oil to the engine in your car, truck, or SUV. You probably already know it’s essential to keeping your engine cool - but it’s important for more than one reason, and does require maintenance besides keeping it full. From TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff, AZ, here’s what you need to know about antifreeze.

steering wheel

Car enthusiasts would argue that "those were the days". Everything you drove was built like a tank and had the chrome on it so you enjoyed washing it but NO power steering. For most of us, it is hard to remember life without power steering – cranking those great big steering wheels? It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assistance for steering. Most pumps are driven by a belt that is run by the engine – a few are electrically powered. A high-pressure hose passes fluid from the pump to the steering gear. A low-pressure hose returns the fluid back to the pump. Here at TAG Automotive Repair in Flagstaff, AZ we know that you depend on that power steering and check your fluid & hoses religiously!

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