man taking battery out of car

If you’re ever in a situation where you must remove the battery from your vehicle, it’s important to know what you’re doing. It seems pretty straight forward, and it is. However, there are some important things to remember when disconnecting the battery in your car, truck, or SUV. Here are some tips on disconnecting a car battery, from GC Automotive & Performance in Jamesburg & Marlboro Township, NJ.

air conditioning panel on vehicle

When you get in your car, truck, SUV, or minivan to drive and the A/C does not work what could be wrong? Here at GC Automotive & Performance, we have some simple answers to help you understand how your vehicle A/C system works. The first question we are asked is "Why isn't my air conditioner blowing cold air?" Let's talk about what could be happening. 

checking your a/c coolant

Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled. 

Gear shift in car with manual transmission

By now, it’s likely you’ve heard someone claim “manuals get better gas mileage than automatics.” While in the past this has certainly been true – driving an automatic was truly a sacrifice, dramatically affecting acceleration, reliability, and gas mileage – is it still the case in the modern era? GC Automotive & Performance in Jamesburg & Marlboro Township, NJ has the answers.

With AAA, roadside assistance, and the decreasing ability of people to fix and maintain their own vehicles, there are a lot of people on the road today who don’t know how to change a tire. Removing your wheel and replacing it with your spare may seem like a daunting task, but with this guide from GC Automotive & Performance in Jamesburg & Marlboro Township, NJ, you’ll have the knowledge you need when you find yourself in a bind.

glow plug

Glow Plugs are an essential component of your diesel engine. However, a faulty glow plug can go unnoticed or be neglected for quite some time; your truck will still start and run, so it’s an easy issue to overlook. At GC Automotive & Performance in Jamesburg & Marlboro Township, NJ, we want you to know what to look for, and why you should be concerned with a bad glow plug.

Windshield wipers are one of those things you never think about until you need them, and by then it’s too late. There’s a good chance you haven’t changed windshield wipers in a long time, so it might be a good idea to inspect them before rainy weather catches you off guard. GC Automotive & Performance in Jamesburg & Marlboro Township, NJ has compiled a few windshield wiper tips here for you.

man broke down on side of road with hands on head

At GC Automotive & Performance in Jamesburg & Marlboro Township, NJ, we know that the key to keeping a transmission reliable and in shape is taking care to prevent an issue in the first place. Here, we’ll explore a condition that has a lot of potentials to cause your transmission harm; overheating.

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