Categories for Vehicle Repairs

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

Consider Using Your Tax Refund to Invest in Your Car

February 26, 2020 12:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re in the middle of tax season, and over the next couple months, a lot of people will be getting a good chunk of change back from Uncle Sam. What you do with your tax refund is absolutely your prerogative—some people will put it toward a trip, while other people will simply stash it away into savings. But if you’ve been putting off some repairs or maintenance for your vehicle because of the expense and don’t have any other grand plans for your tax refund, you might consider using that refund to invest in your vehicle. Here are a few... View Article

What to Do About Strange Noises in Your Vehicle

January 29, 2020 11:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your car will always make noise during operation, but generally it should be nothing more than a pretty consistent hum or whir. If you start to notice strange, sporadic (or constant) noises appearing during operation of your vehicle, it’s important to listen carefully to where the noise is coming from and what it sounds like so you can get an idea of what the problem is and what steps you need to take to correct it. Here are just a few examples of some weird noises in wheels or other parts of your vehicle and what you should do about... View Article

Common Causes of Overheating Vehicles

January 15, 2020 11:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you notice your engine temperature quickly heating up, it is important to take immediate action for your safety. Turn off the air conditioner and turn on your defroster, setting the heat to hot and your fan on high. Try to get off the road as soon as you can, and call for roadside assistance. An overheating engine can quickly cause some significant damage to your car and can become quite unsafe in a hurry, so you must get your vehicle off the road and call for help as soon as it’s safe to do so. So how do you... View Article