July 18, 2015


Question: What is my EVAP system and why is it important?


Answer: The oil and fuel in your vehicle give off vapors that are very detrimental to the environment. Evaporative emissions control systems – EVAP for short – are mandated in all cars and trucks. The j...

July 12, 2015



Question: I remember my dad having the shop “pack the bearings” on the family car. Is this something I need to have done?


Answer: That’s a really good question. At one time, all wheel bearings were “serviceable” and needed to be taken care of from time to tim...

June 23, 2015



M&R Auto Repair Answer:


If you haven't looked into diesel engines lately, you may be interested in today's post. Why should you care about modern diesel engines? Fuel efficiency, for starters. Because diesel fuel has a higher compression rate than gasoline, d...

June 12, 2015

M&R Auto Repair Answer:


Great question, your serpentine belt is that long belt that snakes around the front of your engine.


The serpentine belt is powered by the engine as it turns. Your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering pump depend...

June 11, 2015

M&R Auto Repair Answer:


It is a fair question, because the harm takes a while to manifest. Whenever your head to your local quick oil change place, it seems like they always want to change the air filter. At M&R Auto Repair we won't do that. A licensed technician...

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