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Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Dashboard Warning Lights TPMS If you get a nail in your tire, how will you know? If your tire is losing air, how do you tell before you’re stranded with a flat? Vehicle manufacturers have considered these questions and added the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) to help drivers tell when their tires have a

What to Know About Automatic Transmissions

A Driver’s Overview Do you understand your vehicle’s transmission? Not all drivers know what goes on under the hood of their vehicles when they start moving. It’s good to have a basic understanding of your vehicle’s key systems so that you can make appropriate decisions for their maintenance and repair. That’s why Big Apple Automotive

Can a Tire Be Repaired?

How to Tell If Damage Qualifies Is your tire damaged? You might be wondering whether or not it can be safely repaired, or if you’ll need to find a replacement. Tire repairs can be a great way to save money but aren’t the safest option for all kinds of damage to tires. Use this guide

Oil Change Myths

Here’s What’s True There’s tons of information floating around about oil changes, but what’s really true? Big Apple Automotive is here to help. Here are a few common myths about the maintenance service and explanations of the facts. Be sure to visit our location on Bear Valley Road for your next oil change! Change the

My Check Engine Light is On: Should I Keep Driving?

When To Call a Tow The check engine light. An indicator of mysterious origins, it seemingly illuminates out of nowhere and leaves drivers puzzled. While it’s on, you know that something is wrong with your car, but don’t have any specific answers. You won’t know for sure until you visit your automotive support team at