• Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)
    Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself.  There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a ...
    Published on: Mar 27, 2022
  • No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)
    The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills.  So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes!  Yolks!  The good news is that a trained service technician can...
    Published on: Mar 20, 2022
  • Why People in Clearwater Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced
    A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Clearwater, FL, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone serv...
    Published on: Mar 13, 2022
  • Technician Training at Auto Tech Inc.
    Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Auto Tech Inc. in Clearwater. A...
    Published on: Mar 06, 2022
  • Are There Blind Spots in Clearwater?
      All Clearwater drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're drivin...
    Published on: Feb 27, 2022
  • Why Alignment Matters (Vehicle Alignment Maintenance)
    It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store.  You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb.  When it happens,...
    Published on: Feb 20, 2022
  • Training Received by Technicians in Clearwater, FL
    When your vehicle breaks down in the Clearwater, FL, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need ...
    Published on: Feb 13, 2022
  • Clearwater Customer Detective Work
    One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Auto Tech Inc. is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There...
    Published on: Feb 06, 2022
  • Make Your Battery Last
    Today's report from Auto Tech Inc. is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be...
    Published on: Jan 30, 2022
  • Cruisin' on Down Main Street
    When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now d...
    Published on: Jan 23, 2022
  • Automotive Tips from Auto Tech Inc.: Serpentine Belt Overview
    The technicians at Auto Tech Inc. know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power th...
    Published on: Jan 16, 2022
  • 3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)
    Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield.  Think of it.  Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility...
    Published on: Jan 09, 2022
  • Automotive Tips from Auto Tech Inc.: When to Replace a Damaged Tire
    Repair or Replace? That’s a question Clearwater drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter ...
    Published on: Jan 02, 2022
  • Ask Auto Tech Inc. About the Importance of Service Intervals
    Today in our Auto Tech Inc. blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-m...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2022
  • Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Clearwater Motorists
    Clearwater residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the fu...
    Published on: Dec 26, 2021
  • In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)
    It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility.  Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind.  So here are a few tips on how to keep...
    Published on: Dec 19, 2021
  • Automotive Tips from Auto Tech Inc.: Air Conditioning – Common Problem
    Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Clearwater. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your window...
    Published on: Dec 12, 2021
  • Clean Slate (Protecting Vehicle's Finish)
    Winter is one of the hardest times to keep your vehicle clean. But did you know neglecting to wash your vehicle in winter could cost you a significant amount of money in the long run? Here's why. Man...
    Published on: Dec 05, 2021
  • Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Clearwater
    Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off...
    Published on: Nov 28, 2021
  • Talk to Auto Tech Inc. About New Shoes for Your Vehicle
    Custom wheels are one way that Clearwater folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are severa...
    Published on: Nov 21, 2021
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