Does Your Car Need a New Throttle Body?

Sometimes the throttle body needs to be replaced. What’s a throttle body? It’s a part of your vehicle’s air intake system. It controls the amount of air that flows into the engine. That air helps burn up the fuel in your vehicle engine’s cylinders. Performance Issues Obviously, you’d want the correct amount of air getting… Read more »

Does My Car Need to be Realigned?

AV Bumper to Bumper of Lancaster, California, handles vehicle alignments Mondays through Fridays at our shop located at 44559 N. Division Street. When your vehicle’s tires are aligned properly, they can perform properly and last a long time. Proper alignment improves handling. When alignment isn’t correct, then you have got issues. What Does Alignment Entail?… Read more »

Why Did My Check Engine Light Come On?

Is your vehicle’s check engine light on? Why might that be? There are several reasons ranging from you have a loose gas cap to major problems with your engine. Ideally, you should bring your vehicle to a professional repair shop like AV Bumper to Bumper in Lancaster, CA, to have it checked and see what’s… Read more »

Does My Car Have a Wheel Bearing Issue?

If you have bad wheel bearings and you don’t replace them in time, something terrible could happen: your vehicle’s tire/wheel could break off, sending your vehicle out-of-control, causing a fatal accident. Yikes! An Overview of Wheel Bearings So what are wheel bearings? They’re basically components of a vehicle’s breaking, steering and suspension systems. They allow… Read more »

Signs of a Bad Driveshaft

A vehicle’s driveshaft has a purpose– to transmit torque (a twisting force produced by the engine) to the wheels of the vehicle. The driveshaft is essentially the shaft that drives a vehicle, so it’s a critical component of any car or truck. How would you know if you might have a bad driveshaft? What are… Read more »