Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

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Modern vehicles in and around Abilene run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Abilene drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today’s vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really strains your electrical system, making it… Read more »

Steer Right in Abilene

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Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Abilene drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years, a lot… Read more »

Under Pressure in Abilene: TPMS

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Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Abilene, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2006 and 2007… Read more »

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Abilene

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Many Abilene drivers probably don’t think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that’s just what shocks and struts are. They’re all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion. Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Abilene road, your… Read more »

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

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Starting in 1996, Procter Automotive service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle’s engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer that monitors and controls many engine functions. Sensors throughout a vehicle send… Read more »