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Why The pH Level Of Your Coolant And Brake Fluid Matters

July 6, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You might not think much about the fluids in your car, but they play a vital role in keeping everything running smoothly. That’s why it’s essential to make sure they’re always at the correct levels and of the right quality. Normal pH For Engine Coolant An engine coolant’s pH level should be between 1.0 and 1.8. A coolant that’s too acidic can cause corrosion, while one that’s too alkaline will stop being effective at preventing corrosion. The ideal pH level for engine coolant is 1.5 pH. The pH of new antifreeze is usually between 2.0 and 2.6. After it’s been used... View Article


The Nature of Automotive Parts Shortages

June 29, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Typically, a motor vehicle contains about 30,000 parts. Inventories of automotive spare parts are critical in the global automotive aftermarket supply chain. The final product the customer sees results from a long and complex supply chain that starts with the raw materials and extends to the finished product. Pressing Issues for Automotive Supply Chains Why is my car part never in stock? Automotive parts shortages are caused by various factors, including production constraints, delivery issues, material shortages, and quality problems. These factors can disrupt the supply of parts and result in production delays or even complete shutdowns. 1. Production Constraints... View Article


Are After-Hours Key Drops Safe to Use at My Auto Repair Shop?

June 6, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When vehicle repairs are needed, timing is everything to help keep your total costs low. Rivergate Muffler & Auto Repair in Madison, TN, enables you to drop off your vehicle at your convenience with the help of our secure night drop boxes. Whether you are a night person or only have time on the weekend to drop off your vehicle, our secure boxes enable you to drop off your vehicles and keys whenever we are not open. Our night drop boxes keep your keys guarded and secured. We retrieve the contents of each box when we open first thing in... View Article


Overheating Engine: Why It Happens and What To Do If Your Car Is Overheating

May 30, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It is frustrating and scary to see smoke coming from underneath the hood of your car as you are driving. Engines can overheat and can result in permanent damage if the necessary precautions are not taken. If you are dealing with an engine overheating, you need to understand why it is happening and what you can do about it. Engine Overheating & Cooling System It is essential to understand the engine’s cooling system before getting into possible reasons why an engine may overheat. The cooling system is responsible for keeping a standard operating temperature for the engine by circulating antifreeze,... View Article


Rivergate Muffler & Auto Repair Voted Best Mechanic Again in 2022

May 27, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Rivergate Muffler and Auto Repair has once again been voted Best Mechanic. This should come as no surprise to the residents of Madison, as Rivergate has also taken home the Madison Rivergate Chamber of Commerce award for Best Mechanic in 2021, 2020, and 2019. The crew at Riverside continues to impress, with numerous five-star reviews on Google, Yelp, and other popular review sites. The experienced and ASE-certified auto repair mechanics at Rivergate have both the skills and the knowledge to tackle any maintenance concerns or needed automotive repairs. With a solid understanding of car engines, systems, and bodywork, Rivergate stands... View Article