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Posts from November 2018

How Do I Change a Car Battery

How Do I Change a Car Battery     Changing a car battery is a relatively simple procedure. As with any automotive project, please remember that safety is the key. In addition to the required tools, here are a few items that you should gather up before you get started: safety glasses, rubber gloves, and a long sleeve shirt. The rubber gloves [...]

What is Ecoboost?

EcoBoost is the trade name that the Ford Motor Company uses for its direct injection system. Chevrolet’s is called Ecotec, Mazda’s is called DISI, Volkswagen’s is GDI, etc., etc. The goal of direct ignition engines is to increase power and fuel economy while reducing emissions (increased fuel economy and decreased emissions are two sides of the same [...]

Service Reminders at Sant Automotive

Several years ago, Sant Automotive developed and deployed vehicle maintenance charts which were Excel Spreadsheets that would track both time and mileage based service recommendations for our customers’ vehicles. We considered our reminders to be superior because they accounted for all of our maintenance recommendations and would alert customers to [...]

Missouri Safety & Emissions Inspections

General With several exceptions, Missouri law requires that cars and light trucks registered in Missouri undergo bi-annual safety and emissions inspections. Even year vehicles are due for inspections in even years, and odd year vehicles are due for inspections in odd years. (As an example, a 2010 vehicle would be required to be inspected in 2020 and again [...]

Cheap Car Repair

Finding Cheap Auto Repair in Five Simple Steps In these trying economic times, many are looking to save money; one of the ways to accomplish this goal is to skimp on oil changes, auto repair and maintenance. This article will give an insider’s look into how to save the big money. Oil Change Service Stretch Those Oil Change Intervals. This [...]