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Carlife Professional Auto Care Blog

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Yearly Archives: 2020

Carlife is Open & Available to Serve You During COVID-19 Outbreak

Carlife is Open & Available to Serve You During COVID-19 Outbreak

To our valued CARLIFE customers, As we continue to learn more about the COVID-19 virus, we would like to inform you about what we’re doing to protect the health and safety of our customers and associates. First and foremost, our stores are open! Hand sanitizing wipes are available at each of our locations for customer use. Additionally, we have increased disinfecting of surfaces and daily cleaning of our lobbies and restrooms. We have also asked our staff to stay home if they feel unwell. For your convenience, we offer shuttle services to and from our locations. If you would prefer not to leave your home, we can also pickup your car to be serviced and return it to you once repairs are finished. All frequently touched surfaces of your vehicles will be disinfected before and after service. We are updating and re-evaluating our procedures as we receive information about the virus and its spread. CARLIFE is committed to honoring God in all that we do and serving our community to ... read more

What To Do When Your Check Engine Light Turns On

We know that seeing your vehicle's check engine light appear on your dashboard can be a worrying occurrence. You may wonder, am I going to have to shell out a ton of money to get this fixed? Or is my vehicle going to be not drivable for a while? If so, how will I get to work? Before you cause yourself too much worry thinking about the possibilities, let us ease your mind. The check engine light doesn't always point to a major issue! It is just your vehicle's way of letting you know that it has detected a problem somewhere in the engine.  Your vehicle actually has an engine control unit, which is a very intelligent computer system. This unit is connected to many sensors throughout the engine which essentially monitor its performance. If a sensor detects that something isn't working right, it will let the control unit know, and your vehicle's check engine light will turn on.  When the check engine light does turn on, it will have an error code attache ... read more

Why Isn't My Car Heater Working?

You get into your vehicle on a cold day with foggy windshields only to find that your heater and defroster aren't working. Whether your heater is blowing cold air or not blowing air at all, something isn't right with a component in the heating system. When it comes to the defroster, a faulty one can cause visibility issues so it is important to have a heater problem addressed and repaired quickly.  What are some reasons why your car heater won't work? The blower motor isn't working The heater core is blocked Low coolant level Missing or defective thermostat Heater core leak Weak water pump The reasons above are just some of the common causes of a heating system problem. Usually, the issue will be with the heater core which can be replaced. Other times, there are other contributing factors that can affect the temperature of the air that blows out of the vents when the heat is turned on.  Regardless of what the cause of the problem is, you can trust that ... read more

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