2J's Automotive Blog
Your car’s brakes are your lifeline on the road. They keep you and everyone else safe by making sure no one is colliding into each other by grabbing the tires when you press down on the pedal.
However over time your brakes will naturally begin to wear down and perform at a lesser quality. If when… Read More
Your engine is like the heart for your entire vehicle. It’s what powers everything and has several components connected to it but if it starts working too hard then bad (and expensive) things can start happening.
Although the temperature is starting to drop and the weather is getting colder it’s still important to understand what car… Read More
The symbols may vary depending on your make and model but it still leaves the same question: What is wrong with my car? At 2J’s Automotive we offer free diagnostics test to all vehicles that come through our auto shop.
We’ve all seen anything from ‘Check Engine’ or ‘Service Engine’ or ‘Maintenance Required’ come on in… Read More
In most cases it doesn’t take long for you to realize your vehicle’s A/C system isn’t working. It’s a feature that is commonly used, especially in Texas, just about every time we get in our vehicles. No one likes driving when they’re uncomfortable so if a bad heating and air conditioning system is inconveniencing you… Read More
Without a differential your vehicle is a sitting piece of scrap metal. They take the power from the engine and put your wheels into motion as well as allow your wheels to spin at different speeds, which is basically how the differential gets its name. If your wheels can spin at different speeds then your… Read More
The automobile’s transmission is one of the most intricate and complex pieces of machinery. There are several components that can each break down and fail and it can have a significant impact on your overall driving experience.
If you suspect your transmission is up to no good then you may want to check for some key… Read More
Engine overheating is something no one wants to deal with and often times it happens when you least expect it. You’re driving down the road and all of the sudden you notice steam coming out from underneath the hood. When this happens you need to pull over and let your car cool down because it’s… Read More
There is no doubt your axles are very important components for your vehicle. Any vehicle that has wheels has axles and when they go bad your three primary actions are at risk: driving, braking, and turning.
The main function of the axle is to put the wheels into motion with power from the transmission and it… Read More
Your constant velocity joints or CV joints can go bad over time. They’re supposed to last you roughly 150,000 miles but we know that’s not always the case. CV joints are protected by a rubber boot that keeps outside contaminants from dirtying up the joint and to keep the lubrication in there. However these boots… Read More
Taking care of a fleet of vehicles can be a challenge, especially if you’re working within a budget. Your company relies on vehicles to complete a task just like you rely on your vehicle to get to work. Automobile problems tend to occur at the most inopportune times and at 2J’s Automotive we completely understand.
At… Read More