MURF'STURF blogReal world tips from your local master technician.
VEHICLE OVERHEATING It's spring time and the heartland is in bloom. It's also time to dodge orange traffic barrels and deal with marginal cooling systems. The average age of our autos, nationwide, is 11 years. Locally, it's probably older than that. That's a lot...read more
AIR CONDITIONING As the warm days of summer approach, our air conditioners sometimes have bad news for us. Namely, they don't feel like working. I know mine didn't. the most common problem with an a/c system is los of refrigerant, the stuff we used to call Freon. ...read more
As spring approaches, many of us begin our vacation planning. Since the average age of the auto on our roads is 11 years, some wonder, justifiably, if ‘Old Reliable’ is up to the job of leaving Wayne County. Improve Your Odds As a (former) Boy Scout, I’m a big...read more
Frequently we are asked to inspect used cars before purchases. Used cars can host many interesting issues, most of which can be seen and noted by an observant mechanic. When we look over a used car here at the shop, the first thing we do is test drive it. Then we...read more