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Professional Computer Engine Diagnostics in Katy, Texas

Today the average modern car has over $6,000 worth of electronics. Automobile computers are responsible for the function of air conditioning, radios, air bags, alarm systems, anti-lock braking systems, traction control, ride control, cruise control, analog and digital gauges, fuel injectors, spark plugs, steering system, automatic transmissions, emission and engine controls.

It is this onboard computer system which will sense if something is wrong with any one of your car systems. When the ‘check engine’ light blinks, it is time to drive into a professional automobile service and repair center infrastructure like that at Mission Car Care in the Katy, Tx area, who know how to repair computer and performance issues.

The ‘check engine’ light being illuminated is an indicator that regularly scheduled engine maintenance like an oil change, might be due. It may point to sensors or the brake system requiring reset or adjustment or that there are engine, electrical, or vehicle computer performance issues in your car.

Equipped with state-of-the-art computerized diagnostic equipment and a computerized information system wielded by an experienced team, Mission Car Care in Katy, Tx on Clay Road will promptly identify what part of your engine or vehicle needs service.

The ASE certified team of mechanics at Mission Car Care, Katy start by transmitting information from your vehicle's computer into a diagnostic tool. Our technicians expertly use their experience with the performance data to appropriately diagnose why your vehicle’s check-engine light is on. They then suggest a recommendation to repair you vehicle. Feel free to ask out technicians about symptoms and possible causes of the ‘check engine’ light coming on.

From quick-fix automotive diagnoses to complex ones, Mission Car Care is your partner is making affordable computer diagnostics.

Maintaining a Smooth Suspension

Your car is not just driven on smoothly paved highways and roads; it calls to be driven on any terrain. The car wheel experiences a vertical acceleration as it passes over a bump or pothole because even the most paved roads can be irregular. The suspension system of a vehicle absorbs the energy of the vertically accelerated wheel, making sure that the frame and body of the car remains undisturbed.

It is the smooth suspension system of your automobile which is responsible for keeping the car's wheels in firm contact with the road and providing a comfortable ride for the passengers no matter what the condition of the road. The springs in a car support the body of the car evenly by compressing and rebounding with every jerky movement while the bumps are smoothened out by the shock absorbers.

However, if you feel your car is bouncing around more than usual over bumps and is leaning more in corners, this may be a warning sign which should be paid heed to. It calls for you to drive into Mission Car Care on Clay Road, Katy for an inspection of the shocks which could be worn. Our ASE certified team of mechanics will look behind the wheel for leaking oil which is a sure indicator of a worn shock or strut. A wearing out of the ball joints can also cause you to lose control while driving down the road which can be fatal.

As part of the preventive maintenance Mission Car Care, Katy, Tx will check your carshocks for leakage as well as inspect your ball joints. At each oil change our mechanics will lubricate the ball joints and other suspension components.

Mission Car Care remains your trusted automobile service and repair center. Call now for an appointment for all your car concerns.

Knowing How to Change a Flat Tire

Being caught with a flat tire is the most annoying thing which can happen to you. May it be seeing a flat when you get out of the house ready to rush to work or for an errand or even worse, getting a flat tire on the road—it’s simply wretched!

If you happen to have flat tire near an auto service station or fuel pump you can get your hands on a mechanic to give you a deft tire change. However, if lady luck is not on your side and you find yourself with a flat tire on a highway or far from a mechanic, then whether you like it or not, you’ll have to change the tire yourself. Keep a spare tire, jack and ideally, a tire inflator in your vehicle’s trunk.

Here’s a step by step guide to make sure that you change your flat tire it in the safe and right way:

Step 1: Where to park your car for a tire change:
Make sure you move your car to a solid, level surface to make sure it doesn’t roll away. Try parking farthest from traffic and turn on your hazard lights. Apply the parking brake and put car into "Park" position.  Find a heavy object like a rock, brick or spare wheel to prop in front of the front and back tires.

Step 2: Using the jack:
Put the jack under the frame near the tire which needs to be changed. You must make sure that the jack is in contact with the metal portion of your car's frame. In most modern cars, there is a small notch or mark just behind the front wheel wells, or in front of the rear wheel wells where the jack has to be positioned. For larger vehicles like trucks put the jack on one of the beams of the frame just behind the front tire or in front of the rear tire.

Raise the jack until it is supporting the car making sure it is firmly in place against the underside of the vehicle and is perpendicular to the ground.

Step 3: Removing the Flat Wheel:
Remove the hub cap and loosen the nuts using a wrench which came with your car, or a cross wrench, by turning counterclockwise. You can use your body weight or stomp on the wrench to loosen the tight lug nuts. Make sure that you're turning the nuts instead of the wheel.

Crank the jack to lift the tire high enough to remove the flat tire and replace it with a spare. All this while make sure the car is stable. Be quick to lower the jack and reposition it if you notice any instability.  

Remove the nuts the rest of the way and then remove the tire. Place the flat tire under the vehicle to prevent the car from crashing down if the jack fails to support it.

Step 4: Fixing on the Spare Tire:
Place the spare tire on the hub making sure that the rim of the spare tire is aligned with the wheel bolts. Screw on the lug nuts and tighten them securely with a wrench. Tighten the nuts in a star pattern, one nut across from the other. Lower the car without applying full weight on the tire and then re-tighten the nuts. After lowering the car completely to the ground remove the jack and finish the job of tightening the nuts and replacing the hubcap.

Bring your flat tire into Mission Car Care, Katy, Tx on Clay Road to get the puncture repaired, for tire disposal or getting another spare for your car.

The Mission Car Care team always gives your tires a thorough once-over whenever you drive in for routine or preventive maintenance, to make sure you never have less tire pressure. 

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