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What is an Ignition Switch?

Ignition systems have employed many different methods to start engines since the invention of the internal combustion engine. Man-power was the first method of ignition when a man would crank the engine to create a spark. Another method often used in airplanes was a limited explosive placed inside the ignition chamber to provide the initial spark. Typically, a modern automobile ignites using an ignition switch coupled with an ignition lock cylinder.

Understanding the three principal positions found on an ignition system switch provides information important...

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The Truth About Motor Oil

There are many myths circulating regarding motor oil. It seems to be a subject that people like to express an opinion about. Your car dealer wants to make sure that you have accurate information about the motor oil that you place in your vehicle.

One motor oil myth is that if the motor oil is a black color, it needs to be changed right away. This isn't necessarily the case. The oil is supposed to clean the engine. The darker coloration is a sign that the oil is functioning properly. You should change the oil in your vehicle according…

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3 Reasons to Buy Parts from a Dealership

When it comes to purchasing auto parts for preventive maintenance or unexpected repairs, it can be very tempting to take a look at sometimes less expensive aftermarket, and 3rd party manufactured parts. However, there are a couple of things to take into consideration before jumping the gun to save a few bucks.

Think long-term and big picture before purchasing the part(s) that are going to be used on your vehicle. A couple of key points should convince you why purchasing your parts from a certified dealership are your best investment and decision.

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