Category Archive for: ‘Parts’

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Like everything on the Tampa automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Florida auto owners can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Tampa freeways, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, helping you to see the sides more clearly. The more you can see, …

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Timing Belt Replacement in Zephyrhills

Today we want to talk to Zephyrhills auto owners about timing belts. They’re something that many Zephyrhills drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though timing belt replacement …

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Eastern Pasco County Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

Your browser does not support video Improved fuel economy has two benefits: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. Eastern Pasco County cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. Eastern Pasco County drivers may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost fifty years ago. Florida motorists that were around in the early …

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Serpentine Belt Service At Bob’s Auto Repair In Zephyrhills

Don’t you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you’re zipping down a busy Tampa interstate? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator – which charges the battery; the water pump – which cools the engine; the air …

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Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggering repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let’s take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt. First, let’s review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is called the cylinder head. The head contains the valves. There’s …

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Emergency Items For Your American made car

Local Tampa roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around Zephyrhills would have some basic items to …

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Battery Replacement For Your American made car

Modern cars and trucks in and around Wesley Chapel run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today’s vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really strains your electrical system, making it hard for the battery to …

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PCV Valve Replacement

The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs out. These gases are about 70% unburned fuel. If the gases were allowed to stay in the crankcase, they would quickly contaminate the …

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PCV Valve Replacement

The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs out. These gases are about 70% unburned fuel. If the gases were allowed to stay in the crankcase, they would quickly contaminate the …

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