Recipes: New Year’s Day Hoppin’ John

When it comes to southern soul food, it doesn’t get much better than Hoppin’ John. This simple concoction of black-eyed peas and rice is a staple in many southern states, including here at Nalley Acura Marietta.

This favorite southern dish is traditionally enjoyed on New Year’s Day because it is thought to bring luck for the new year. Those who truly believe in the dish’s magical powers eat it first thing on New Year’s Day for maximum good luck. Some southern families even enjoy a bowl at midnight on New Year’s Eve, along with a champagne toast. In another tradition, a dime is sometimes hidden among the dish’s black-eyed peas prior to serving; whoever finds the shiny dime in their dinner is assured a year’s worth of good luck.

Whether you believe in the luck-granting powers of this dish or not, you’re sure to enjoy a heaping portion of this hearty New Year’s Day Hoppin’ John. Embrace southern tradition and enjoy it at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve or first thing on New Year’s Day, or make your own luck any day of the year.

New Year’s Day Hoppin’ John

Total prep time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Active time: 15 minutes
Inactive time: 2 hours
Yield or number served: 6

Ingredients

1½ cups dry black-eyed peas

1 pound ham hocks

1 onion, chopped

½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

4 cups water

1½ cups long-grain white rice

Smoked Cheddar cheese, for garnish

Chopped tomatoes, for garnish

Thinly sliced green onions, for garnish

Directions

1. Place the black-eyed peas, ham hocks, onion, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper in a large pan. Cover with water and bring to a boil over high heat.

2. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook the peas 1 hour 30 minutes, or until they are tender but not mushy.

3. Remove the ham hocks and and cut the meat into bite-sized pieces before returning it to the peas.

4. Add rice and stir. Cover and cook on low approximately 20-25 minutes, or until the rice is tender.

5. Season with salt and pepper and serve with cheese, tomatoes, and green onions.

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Meet the 2013 Acura ILX

As Jon Ikeda, Chief Designer of the ILX notes, “Acura” comes from the word “accurate.” “Accurate” is a word with lots of positive connotations, like precise and exact, and suggests there’s nothing haphazard or left to chance. It was a good choice of name because these traits can be seen across the Acura range, from the sporty TSX to the sumptuous RL, and now also in the ILX.

The ILX is new for 2013, and slotting in below the TSX, it’s also the smallest car in the range. Compact dimensions shouldn’t be taken to infer “economy” or “cheap,” however. Sharing the crisp, elegant lines and beautifully appointed interior of the larger family members, the ILX is every inch an Acura. Emphasizing that point, the grille wears the familiar stylized capital “A”, and if you’re thinking that it looks more like a draftsman’s dividers – well spotted! That similarity is not accidental, as this design tool is used for carefully marking out dimensions and proportions. And the ILX has great proportions.

Wider and lower than its Civic stablemate, the front wheel-drive ILX is a graceful and athletic four-door sedan. From the subtle nose of the grille, the hood angles up to a steeply raked windshield, which flows into a long sloping, fastback-style roofline. Along the flanks, the body narrows in towards the rear above a waistline that kicks up at the rear door handle, creating almost cat-like haunches. Think of the ILX as a softer and gentler version of the hard-edged TSX.

While the ILX is Acura’s smallest car, it is definitely not cramped. An interior theme described as “dual personal structure” creates a sense of individual cockpits for the front-seat occupant. This is achieved by curving the dash so that it flows into the door on one side and the center console on the other. A two-tone color scheme in some trim options – dark for the upper surfaces, cream for the lower – adds to the sense of spaciousness.

Three engine/transmission options are available. A 2.0-liter, four-cylinder mated to a 5-speed “Sequential SportShift” automatic transmission, a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder with a 6-speed manual, for the driver who wants a more involving sporting experience, and a hybrid that marries a 1.5-liter four-cylinder to an electric motor and an automatic transmission. Gas mileage ranges from 20 in the city to as much 38 highway*, depending on the powertrain selected.

Optional equipment includes an Acura/ELS 10-speaker surround sound system and voice recognition for climate, audio and navigation.

Price information is not yet available, but expect the entry-level ILX to start somewhere between $25,000 and $30,000**.

The ILX is a beautifully proportioned and well-equipped sedan that proves a car can still be elegant and refined despite compact dimensions. “A” may stand for “accurate,” but it stands for “Acura” too. Check it out now at Nalley Acura.

*Based on 2012 EPA highway mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or an $895 destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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Ask a Technician: Why Is Keeping a Service Record Important?

Service technicians are often asked why customers should keep maintenance records of their vehicles and what benefit it will bring. It might be best to keep a spreadsheet of what services have been done, by whom, when, and for how much. However, if you consider this process too laborious, we recommend that you at least keep your invoices and notes from your Nalley Acura service technician in a file either at home or in your glove box. Here’s why.

· Maintaining resale value. Nothing impresses prospective buyers more than seeing that your car has been thoroughly, consistently, and professionally maintained. And nothing proves this more than ongoing and organized maintenance records.

· Ensuring parts and fluid compatibility. While it is somewhat unusual, occasionally someone will make a simple change, such as switching conventional brake fluid to silicone-based brake fluid, and the two products are not compatible. A savvy technician who reviews the records will know not to top up your vehicle with an incompatible fluid.

· Preventing redundant maintenance spending. If you are aware of when your timing belt was last changed, when your differential fluids and hydraulics have been updated, you won’t be tempted to replace those components or fluids that have plenty of service life left in them.

· Avoiding overlooking important maintenance items. Benjamin Franklin was right when he said that an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. Overlooking fluid changes, timing-belt replacement, and critical component inspection can wind up costing you far more than having these items routinely maintained. Many systems don’t require maintenance often, making it all the more important to keep a record of what’s been done when and to set reminders to make sure they’re done on time in the future. This will help you avoid costly consequences down the road.

· Maintaining new or used car warranties. In order to maintain coverage you must uphold your end of the bargain by following guidelines for maintenance and providing proof that these services have been performed. Don’t invalidate your own warranty by failing to meet these critical maintenance requirements or not being able to prove they have been completed.

· Maintaining your own safety. Many of us are guilty of it. We pay our service or repair bills, stuff our invoices in the glove box (or hopefully you will at least once you’ve read this!) without looking at them. Reading through may illuminate that your brakes are nearing the end of their service life or other components or fluids are critically worn. Being aware of this will help keep you safe.

· Ensuring continuity of service. If for some reason you change service centers or mechanics, having a record of what’s been done will aid your new mechanic in keeping your vehicle in tip-top form, without having to do a lot of time-consuming (and therefore costly) investigative work. The practice of keeping historical evidence of your service will also eliminate the need for guesswork.

We hope at the minimum you will keep your receipts and invoices organized, so when called upon, you or your mechanic can review the history of your vehicle in detail. Also, check your owners’ manual – often vehicles have a section allowing technicians to fill in and validate that maintenance items have been done and when. We recommend, if possible, maintaining that record as well as keeping your receipts and invoices. Keeping your records organized will save you time, irritation, and money.

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5 Tips for Improving Visibility During Winter

Winter weather brings dangerous driving conditions that can ruin your day and your life. Many winter accidents result from poor visibility situations when motorists cannot see the road and other cars, so anything you do to improve visibility can help everyone stay safe during a treacherous time of year. The following five tips for improving visibility during winter can help you and your car stay safe.

Windshield wipers

Wipers can help clear windows of ice and frost, but they cannot improve visibility when left unused. Make sure you activate your wipers as soon as precipitation starts and leave them on until it stops. Of course, only wipers in good condition can stand up to the task of dealing with snow and sleet. Worn or damaged windshield wipers can leave a thin layer of snow or ice on your windshield or leave streaks that can impair your ability to see the road. Check with your dealer to have your wipers inspected. If needed, service technicians can quickly install high-quality replacements that meet the specifications of your vehicle.

Maintaining your windshield also plays a part in improving visibility during the winter driving season. Rocks and road debris can fly into your windshield, leaving behind a cracked or chipped surface that can obstruct your view of the road as you drive. Make sure that you have your windshield repaired or replaced soon after it incurs damage so that you can keep the best view of the road.

Headlights

Headlights help other drivers see your car and help you get a good view of the road ahead. For these reasons, you should always activate your headlights during inclement weather. You should always periodically inspect your headlights to make sure they are working properly. Promptly replace burned-out or dimmed units to get the safest winter driving experience.

Most modern cars use plastic headlight lenses that become cloudy over time. These aging lenses reduce the effectiveness of your headlights, setting the stage for a low-visibility driving environment. Your dealer can restore these lenses to clear, like-new condition, so don’t hesitate to ask for help.

Snow removal

Accumulated snow camouflages your car, making it difficult to see while on the road. To stay safe, remove snow from the hood, roof, and trunk of your car as well as from the bumpers before leaving your driveway or the mall parking lot. Keep a small brush or broom in your car so that you can remove accumulated snow wherever you are.

Safety flares

Treacherous winter roads become worse when your car breaks down. You can improve the visibility of your disabled car by deploying safety flares that attract and reflect the lights of oncoming vehicles to alert motorists of a stranded stationary car. Buy high-visibility safety flares at your dealer’s parts counter and store them in your car for emergency use. While you’re at it, stow away a blanket, flashlight, and emergency food and water to help you survive an extended ordeal.

Night-vision equipment

Bigger and brighter headlights can help you see during difficult weather, but they can also impair the vision of other drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is evaluating the effectiveness of night vision devices that can improve vision at night without jeopardizing the safety of drivers in other cars. Some manufacturers offer infrared-based night vision equipment options when you order a new car. Your dealer may also have manufacturer-approved IR systems that can be added to your car, so stop by or schedule an appointment to learn more about your options.

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The 2012 Acura TX Sport Wagon: A Smart Car for Smart People

Redefined passenger vehicle gets 30 mpg highway

The Acura TSX Sport Wagon is a very smart car. It makes life easier, safer, and more comfortable, not just for the driver but for all the occupants. Here’s a closer look.

The TSX Sport Wagon is a wagon with a very sporting feel. Power comes from a 201-horsepower, 2.4-liter in-line 4-cylinder engine, which gives athletic performance while still achieving 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.* Twin balance shafts reduce vibration, making the TSX notably refined, while a 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission directs power to the front wheels. Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters are an additional sporting touch, giving the enthusiastic driver greater control.

From the side, the four-door Sport Wagon presents a long, tapering profile, accentuated by the silver roof rails and narrowing windows. The front wears the familiar Acura face, headlights, and fog lights forming the points of an “X” defined by the lower lip of the chrome grille. Attractive 17-inch, 5-spoke alloys (upgradable to 18-inch) are nestled under pronounced wheelarches. The whole package looks clean, tight, and well-integrated.

This style continues inside, where the pilot sits in a cockpit formed by a dash that flows down into a prominent center console. Leather upholstery – black or gray depending on paint selected – is standard, and the well-bolstered front seats are heated. Power adjustment is also standard: 8-way for the driver, 4-way for the passenger.

In the back – which is, after all, the point of a wagon – there’s 31.5 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats up, 66.2 with them down. An especially useful touch is how the rears fold completely flat with the headrests in place.

On the road, the TSX Sport Wagon is a joy to drive. Handling is remarkably good for a wagon with a pronounced rear overhang, and the ride is sports-car firm. The electric power steering is particularly impressive, managing to be both light and precise while providing very sharp turn-in thanks to unusually few turns lock-to-lock.

Now, what’s so smart about the Sport Wagon?

The transmission has a couple of very clever tricks. There’s Grade Logic Control, which prevents hunting between gears when climbing hills, and Cornering G Shift Control to avoid shifting while accelerating through a curve. In addition, selecting Sport mode and using the paddle shifters gives the driver complete control over gear changes. Touches like these make the TSX Sport Wagon so appealing to those who enjoy driving.

More intriguingly, the climate control system is able to cope with that annoying situation when the sun is warming one occupant while the person on the other side of the car gets chilled. With GPS-linked Temperature Control the car knows where it is relative to the position and intensity of the sun and can adjust the interior to suit. The transmission features are standard, but GPS-linked Temperature Control requires the Technology Package.

The Technology package upgrades the audio to a 10-speaker, 460-watt, Acura/ELS Surround sound system and adds navigation with voice recognition and a power tailgate. Interior wood-grain trim is also replaced with metallic-finish inserts. Sport Wagon pricing starts right around $32,000 including destination charge, and the Technology Package boosts that to just over $35,000.**

The Acura TSX Sport Wagon has some very smart features. It’s also a good choice for someone who enjoys their driving yet needs some practical, load-hauling ability. Call it a smart choice for smart people.

*Based on 2012 EPA highway mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or an $895 destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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Cold Weather Driving Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Drivers face danger every time they venture onto roads and highways, but drivers face the toughest challenges during the winter months. Cold weather can make cars difficult to start, freeze coolant and fuel lines, and cause slick roadways. Precipitation like freezing rain, sleet, and snow limits visibility and makes controlling your car difficult. Take some time now to prepare yourself and your car for the harsh conditions that you will face as the seasons change. Here are some tips from Nalley Acura.

Prepare Your Car

Work, family, errands, recreation, and travel place demands on modern auto owners that take precedence over routine car maintenance. Regardless of how well you have followed your dealer’s recommended service regimen, you should take some basic steps to prepare your car for cold weather. Thoroughly check the electrical system in your car. This includes the battery, distributor cap, wires, and other components. You should also test your headlights, turn signals, side indicator lights, brake lights, and four-way flashers to ensure maximum visibility. Brakes and tires affect the way your car steers and grips the road, so get them checked before cold weather sets in. Finally, check the cooling system in your car to make sure it has a proper mixture of antifreeze and that the radiator and hoses are free of leaks.

Freezing Rain

Freezing rain rates high among top cold-weather driving hazards, so avoid it when possible. If you must drive during freezing rain, drive slowly and brake gently to stay in control over your vehicle. Safe driving distances, fresh windshield wipers and anti-freeze windshield wash solution can help.

Flooding

Melting snow can cause rivers and streams to overflow without notice and cause you to lose control of your car. Insurance industry sources say that as little as 12 inches of water on a road can sweep your car off the road. Therefore, you should avoid navigating flooded roads when possible. If you must drive through a flooded area, beware of floating objects that could collide with your car and electrical wires that can harm you if you attempt to exit your vehicle. When your car emerges from a flooded road, carefully test your brakes. You can dry wet brakes by using your left foot to lightly press the brake pedal while using your right foot to maintain speed.

Snow

Snow causes slick road conditions that can easily contribute to accidents, so reduce your speeds, increase your following distances, and be prepared to control skids. Snow can cause whiteout conditions that can reduce your visibility to mere inches in front of your car, so reduce your speed and keep your headlights on. Snow can also cause hazards such as fallen power lines and trees that can unexpectedly block your path, so always be prepared to take evasive action.

Speed

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that speeding helps cause one-third of all fatal automobile accidents. During most of the year, speeding constitutes driving faster than posted speed limits. During cold weather, however, speeding also constitutes speeds that are unsafe for road conditions. Slow down to increase your chance for survival.

Other Drivers

Some drivers seem oblivious to the dangers associated with winter driving and directly threaten your life and property. Authorities can only cite irresponsible drivers after an incident occurs that has damaged your car and your body. Therefore, you should always try to anticipate the behavior of other drivers and practice other defensive-driving tactics.

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Multi-Point Inspections: A Checkup for Your Car

Learn the terms to know for keeping your car healthy

Taking your vehicle in for service is often like going to the doctor for a routine checkup. If your car is having problems, it may be the human equivalent to the flu. It just goes to show how similar cars are, and while their blood may be made up of oil and gasoline, taking care of your car is still a very important task. Neglect to take care of yourself or your car, and you could be staring down some pretty expensive bills.

When you take your vehicle in for service, the technicians will often perform a multi-point vehicle inspection. Just as a doctor would make notes in your medical chart, the repair technician has a list of areas to check on your vehicle. This record is given to you when service is complete so you can judge for yourself when to make repairs, and prepare accordingly.

The only problem is that many people simply don’t know what these records mean. While the inspections are intended to improve safety and save money in the long run, many owners ignore them and are forced to pay the consequences. No worries, as we’ll take a look at what the multi-point inspection form means and why it’s so important.

At the top of the multi-point inspection form are often the vehicle’s make, model, mileage, and the name of the technician performing service. The owner’s contact information is also noted here, as well as the vehicle’s identification number, or VIN for short. This is the vehicle’s version of a social security number and is just as important to your car for legality reasons.

From here on out, you’ll likely see a lot of green, yellow, and red boxes with check marks scattered throughout. To keep things simple, just think of it as a traffic signal: Green boxes that are checked mean that the component was inspected and found to be in good condition, while yellow means that the part will need attention and service in the future, and red boxes denote components requiring immediate attention for safety’s sake.

What kinds of things are checked? Perhaps the most prevalent item on any inspection sheet is the condition of the vehicle’s tires. You’ll see conditions marked for each tire regarding tread depth, tire pressure, damage, and wear patterns, and whether an alignment check is necessary. You’ll also notice that brake condition is highly important on the inspection sheet. Again, the color of the marked box denotes overall condition of the braking system, and whether or not components such as brake pads need to be replaced.

Aside from the major components such as tires and brakes, other things being inspected are just as important, if a bit smaller and tougher for the normal owner to notice. All fluids such as coolant, transmission fluid, engine oil, brake fluid, and power steering fluid are checked, which is helpful as most owners don’t think to check the condition and levels of these fluids on a normal basis. Other components inspected include windshield wipers, air filters, steering linkage, lighting components, and suspension and steering pieces, among other things.

It may all sound like a complex task, and one that seems pretty important. That’s because it is. It may just be a piece of paper, but it’s one that can give a great glimpse into the condition of your vehicle. After all, wouldn’t you want to know if you had health problems?

 

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2012 Acura TL Excels in Safety and Value [VIDEO]

Watch it stand up to a 40 mph collision

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety recently introduced a new “small overlap crash test,” replicating scenarios where the front corner of a car collides with a vehicle or stationary object. Of the 11 midsize luxury and near-luxury cars evaluated, only 2 earned the top rating of “Good”—and the 2012 Acura TL was one of them. As you can see in this IIHS video, the TL’s structural design and airbags help protect the driver’s interior space and prevent contact with hard objects.

VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/wDJFwtw8L0g

Safety is only one of the reasons we love the 2012 Acura TL at Nalley Acura. Another is the wide array of packages available to personalize your vehicle. The Technology Package adds the Acura Navigation System, Voice Recognition System, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic and Weather, a Rearview Camera, and the Acura/ELS Surround® Sound System along with other high-tech features. It’s a 21st-century blend of convenience and style that’s sure to appeal to Acura fans.

A top-level Advance Package is also available, which includes the convenient Blind Spot Information System to assist you when making lane changes. It’s one more way to enjoy peace of mind behind the wheel of the TL.

You can come in today and test drive the 2012 Acura TL for yourself at Nalley Acura. Just give us a call at 877-999-9410. We feel confident that you’ll find something to love about this amazing model.


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10 Cool Things about the 2012 Acura TSX

Finally, a sporting sedan for the 21st century

What do you expect in a premium sedan: soft leather, burled walnut, and floaty suspension, or a modern look and a sporty ride? If it’s the latter, take a look at the 2012 Acura TSX. Black leather meets brushed aluminum in a swoopy, driver-centric package best described as functional techno-chic. A little bigger than a Honda Civic and only slightly smaller than an Accord, this good-looking four-door caters to the driver who values technology and appreciates a well-engineered chassis.

Aimed at the driving enthusiast, the TSX comes with either a high-revving 2.4-liter 4 cylinder or a powerful 3.5-liter V-6, plus 5-speed automatic transmission (with optional manual transmission on the Special Edition model). Equipment levels are generous and an impressive array of technological wonders will have gadget-lovers drooling. Here are ten especially cool things about the TSX.

  1. If you’re pushing on enthusiastically through a favorite stretch of winding road, a poorly-timed gear shift can really upset the car’s balance. This won’t happen in the TSX because Grade Logic Control and Cornering G Shift Control manage the 5-speed automatic transmission, hanging on to ratios longer for optimal stability.
  2. Steering-wheel paddle shifters are standard on the automatic TSX, but that’s not what’s cool. What’s cool is that selecting Sport mode puts the driver 100% in charge of gear changes. Rev to the red line, then flick the paddle for maximum acceleration.
  3. In bright sunlight a car can feel like a greenhouse, especially for the occupant sitting in the sun. With GPS-Linked Temperature Control, the climate system in the TSX understands this problem and adapts airflow and temperature to suit. This very smart feature is part of the Technology package upgrade.
  4. The TSX comes with excellent audio, but the Technology package takes listening pleasure to a new level with a 10-speaker, 415-watt Acura/ELS Surround® system.
  5. If incredible audio isn’t enough, consider this: the TSX V-6 has Active Sound Control. This uses a reverse-phase audio signal to cancel out unpleasant background noise, while at the same time letting occupants better appreciate the throaty exhaust tone.
  6. The Special Edition turns a sporty car into something altogether racier. Metal racing pedals, red instrument markings, and red stitching in the leather add extra style and panache.
  7. Combine the Special Edition with the short-throw 6-speed manual transmission and you’re looking at a car that loves to be hustled through rolling countryside.
  8. The interior. Leather is standard, as are heated power seats for driver and front passenger.
  9. Plenty of storage space. The TSX features 13 storage spaces, with at least six in easy reach of the driver.
  10. The TSX is also available as a Sport Wagon, providing 31.5 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 66.2 with them down. It’s proof that sports and practical don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

Pricing starts at $29,810 for the 2.4 liter, 5-speed automatic.** The Special Edition starts at $1,000 more for either 5-speed automatic or delicious 6-speed manual. The V6 starts at $35,350** and is only available with the automatic box. Either engine model can also be ordered with the Technology upgrade, taking the total to $32,910 for the 2.4-liter or $38,450 for the V-6.**

The Acura TSX is the perfect car for the technophile in us all. It doesn’t pretend to be a horseless carriage with lots of lovely yet useless trim. It’s an upscale, 21st-century conveyance built to be driven and enjoyed for what it is: a sporting sedan.

Check out our inventory and give us a call at (877) 229-5599 to schedule a test drive.

**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or an $895 destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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Got Brakes? The Importance of a Complete Brake System Inspection

A squeak lets you know something’s wrong, but you can fix things before that

When you think of getting new brakes for your car, more often than not your mind immediately goes toward replacing the brake pads or shoes. Who can blame you? With specials for brake replacement all over the TV screen, radio waves, and pages of your favorite newspaper, most people only think of the braking system as the pads and shoes. However, there’s much more that needs your attention.

Your brake system is a complex system of hydraulic lines, valves, and pistons that send fluids to each individual brake to squeeze the brake rotor or drum. The master cylinder is the part of the braking system that is most directly connected to your brake pedal. The brake master cylinder is filled with brake fluid, which is the blood of the system. This fluid is then sent through a series of valves and a combination of steel and rubber lines before connecting to each individual brake. These parts are often an afterthought, yet they’re things that need to be inspected on a regular basis.

So how do you know when you need a brake replacement? Most often, you’ll hear your brakes squeal a bit, or your service technician will alert you to the need for a replacement in the near future. If a leak in the system occurs, or your brake fluid level is low, your brakes may not work properly. While checking the fluid levels is something many owners can do, we recommend taking your vehicle to the dealership for a thorough brake system evaluation. Our certified technicians can inspect all the parts of your brake system that aren’t visible without some serious mechanical knowledge.

Keeping you and your family safe is our goal. Having the peace of mind your vehicle is secure in any driving condition will give you the confidence you deserve when it’s time to hit the brakes. Check out our current service specials and schedule your next appointment online.


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