Why Won’t the Air Conditioning in My Car Work?

There are few things worse than riding around in a hot car in the summertime with an air conditioner that just won’t work. If you find yourself in this predicament right now, there are a few reasons why your AC might be on the fritz. Check out why you might be dealing with air conditioning… Read more »

What Does a Coolant Flush Entail?

Vehicles utilize antifreeze, aka engine coolant, to remove excess heat made by internal combustion engines. This heat gets removed through the radiator. The term antifreeze comes from the idea that the coolant has chemicals in it that keeps it from freezing in cold weather. If did freeze up once the temperature dipped below 32, your… Read more »

What Happens if You Skip Oil Changes?

Could your body function without blood? Nope. Could your vehicle function without oil? Nope. Traditionally, vehicles needed their oil changed every 3,000 miles. Nowadays, some still do, while others can go 6,000 or even 10,000 miles, depending on how they’re made. Consult your vehicle’s manual to find out how often the oil should be changed…. Read more »

Signs Your Transmission Is Going Bad

Transmission problems are one issue that no vehicle owner wants to experience. The transmission and engine are usually the two most expensive components to fail on a vehicle, so either one is bad news. Still, not all transmission repairs are expensive and early diagnosis can sometimes save you thousands of dollars in additional costs. These… Read more »

What Could Cause Your Car’s Air Conditioning to Leak?

AV Bumper to Bumper gets a lot of calls and visits concerning vehicle air conditioning systems. Located in Lancaster, California, AV Bumper to Bumper’s clientele regularly experiences summer days where the outdoor air temperature is above 80. In some cases, the predicted highs hover over 100 degrees, and on those particularly hot days a car… Read more »