Yearly Archives: 2019

4 Things To Do When Your Check Engine Light Illuminates

Posted on September 30, 2019 in Check Engine Light   Follow These Steps You expect your car to operate smoothly whenever you hit the road, but there’s a complex mechanical symphony taking place under the hood. If one system stop working properly, it won’t be long before the harmonious sound of your engine degenerates into chaos. Fortunately, your vehicle’s computer has a way of warning you about a potential problem by switching on the check engine light before things get out of control. Here are four things you should do when you see this indicator illuminated on the dashboard. Check Your Gas Cap Your car’s fuel system requires a tight seal for maximum efficiency, and a loose gas cap creates an opportunity for vapors to escape into the atmosphere. Not only is this one of the most commo ... read more

3 Signs Your Car Needs a Tune-Up

Posted on September 27, 2019 in Tune Up   What to Look For Your car is a complicated piece of engineering, and each system needs to work together to provide a smooth ride. If things don’t feel right when you press the gas pedal, you might need to take your vehicle into a shop that offers tune-ups and other automotive services. While it can be hard to know if your car requires a tune-up, some warning signs that could present themselves. Here are three signs you could be due for this type of automotive maintenance. If you have further questions, contact David’s Automotive Repair in The Colony, Texas! Diminished Fuel Economy A car’s engine is designed for maximum gas efficiency, but it only takes small issues in timing, fuel flow, or air supply to throw everything off. If you aren’t getting as many miles as you usually get out of every tank, it might be a sign that a tune-up is necessar ... read more

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STOP Human Trafficking Walk

STOP Human Trafficking Walk

Posted on September 10, 2019 in Community Events   David’s Automotive Repair is a proud sponser yet again, for this years Stop Human Trafficking Walk on October 19, 2019. Join us at 10am at First Baptist Church in The Colony to help support this great cause and bring awareness to serious problem effecting our community. If you can’t make it to the walk below are a few additional ways to contribute: Contact your government representatives to ask what they are doing to address human trafficking in our state. Send letters to your favorite brands encouraging them to directly address forced labor in their supply chains. Educate yourself to help spot and bring traffickers to justice. Click Here for free on-line training from the U.S Department of State

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Is Your Alternator Bad?

Posted on July 15, 2019 in Alternator RepairAuto Repair   Signs You Need Repair Most drivers know how to recognize when their vehicle’s battery is dead. When you turn on the ignition, the engine doesn’t come to life. Instead, you hear a clicking sound. What if we told you that the problem isn’t with your battery, but with the alternator? At David’s Automotive Repair in The Colony, Texas, we frequently help drivers who think they have a dead battery when the real source of the problem is a bad alternator. We want to help our customers better understand this component so they can make the best choices for their vehicle’s care. What is an Alternator? The alternator charges your vehicle’s battery while the engine is running. It’s the reason that your car and all of its electrical components st ... read more

Do Tune-Ups Help?

Posted on July 12, 2019 in Auto RepairTune Up   Why Your Car Needs This Maintenance Service Wondering if a tune-up is right for your car or if it could help it perform better? The experts at David’s Automotive Repair in The Colony, Texas have the answers to everything you want to know about tune-ups. Our technicians are sharing their knowledge with you so you can make the right decisions for your vehicle. What Tune-Ups Entail Before we can answer if a tune-up helps cars, you have to understand what they are! Tune-ups are a type of maintenance service for the engine. All of the components that work together to power your vehicle get the care and attention they need to continue running. Fluids are changed and small parts are replaced to protect the engine and its capabi ... read more

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