A: As a detrimental part of regular your vehicle’s maintenance, an evaluation should be done during the course of even our mild Arizona Winters including checking your tires, belts, hoses and other components.
Q: What types of cars do you repair?
A: Scottsdale Muffler is a complete car repair center that provides service for many foreign and domestic vehicles. This consists of services like brakes, tires, custom exhaust, muffler repair, engine, emission system, exhaust repair and other vehicle repair services.
Q: What type of car repair services do you provide?
A: As a complete Scottsdale Arizona auto repair center, our mechanics provide professional service for a number of different car repair jobs.
Q: Where are you located?
A: Scottsdale Muffler is located on the southwest corner of Curry Road and McClintock Drive in Tempe Arizona. Our address is 1879 East 3rd St. Tempe, AZ 85281. Click here to view a map of our location.
Q: What are your office hours?
A: Scottsdale Muffler is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Hours may vary.
Q: Why would I get my car repaired at Scottsdale Muffler rather than at a dealer?
A: Scottsdale Muffler is a family owned repair shop and our mechanics treat all their customers like they are family. We beat dealers by providing its clients better prices and personalized service. We greatly value the business of all our clients.
Q: About Your Vehicle’s Exhaust
A: The vehicle exhaust might appear to be an insignificant section of your vehicle, but it’s the part which makes sure the dangerous carcinogens from the vehicle’s engine so it runs to the best of its abilities. It’s also essential as it gets rid of hazardous fumes from the exhaust fumes. The exhaust system should be repaired by a skilled repair shop.
Q: When should I change my vehicle’s oil?
A: You should have the oil in your vehicle changed by an Arizona mechanic every 3,000 miles, or you could go by the instructions in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Having the oil changes consistently in your vehicle ensures it will run as it should.
Q: Is it necessary to replace my timing belt as recommended?
A: Absolutely. Timing belt failures can actually cause major engine damage, and the expense of repairing an engine with a broken belt is far greater than the cost of replacing the timing belt when recommended.
Q: What does it mean when my “Check Engine” light turns on?
A: There are several reasons that could activate your “Check Engine” light. Many sensors and computerized components that generally manage your engine’s performance and emissions. If any of these sensors or components fail, a code is thrown and your “Check Engine” light illuminates. Although your car may seem to run fine, having these problems addressed will prevent long-term and costly issues.
Q: How often should I rotate my vehicle’s tires?
A: Typically your tires should be rotated every other oil change, so roughly every 6,000 miles. Not rotating your tires is a major cause of premature tire wear, and ultimately forces you to purchase new tires.
Q: In Arizona, does my vehicle still need to be winterized?