Every year, more and more trucks come equipped with turbochargers. What was once a novelty or a performance option has become increasingly common as stock equipment. What are they for, and how do they work? Hoff's Automotive, Inc. in Hackettstown, NJ is here to help.
If you drive a vehicle with more than a few miles on it, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed an occasional drip underneath it that leaves spots wherever you park. Identifying what is leaking from your car will help you determine whether or not it’s a cause for concern, and what to do about it.
There are seven liquids a car can possibly drip: oil, gas, brake fluid, transmission fluid, gear oil, water, and coolant. How do you tell the difference? This article aims to help your know-how.
Tune-ups are an important and frequently neglected aspect of automotive care. Most drivers don’t really consider the mechanical condition of their car, so long as nothing is wrong with it. However, if a vehicle is tuned-up and maintained correctly, many mechanical failures (and expenses) will be avoided altogether. So whne is the right time to get a tune-up?
At Hoff's Automotive, Inc. in Hackettstown, we understand how vital solid battery power is to a truck driver. A dead or weak battery isn’t a big deal in a passenger vehicle; in a commercial truck, missed deadlines, incomplete jobs, insufficient equipment, and inconvenient situations are all consequences of a less than adequate battery.
If there’s an issue with your diesel fuel system, the most important thing to remember is to fix it sooner rather than later. With gas engines, you can often power through a fuel issue for quite some time - they’re irritating, but not often permanently damaging.
Your emissions system is more important than you might realize. Even if emissions testing isn’t required in your area, there are multiple reasons to keep your emissions system in good working order. Here’s why, from Hoff's Automotive, Inc. in Hackettstown, NJ.
Sometimes it can be hard to tell if a transmission is working the way it should or not. Is it supposed to make that noise? Is that problem a symptom of the transmission or something else? Fortunately, Hoff's Automotive, Inc. in Hackettstown, NJ has the answers.
Once you know what's in your transmission, and what’s connected to it, it’s much easier to understand how it works. Let's take a look at how it all comes together. At Hoff's Automotive, Inc. in Hackettstown, NJ, we want to make sure you know how your car works so you can keep it in great condition.