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Importance of Vehicle Emissions Planning

Tweet   When we drive a vehicle, we are giving off emissions into the atmosphere that can really add up and cause damage. How much of our emissions we give off, is monitored by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). Why? Because we want to make sure our air is safe to breathe, and […]

Is an Oxygen Sensor Necessary?

Tweet An internal combustion engine is actually a fairly simple concept; combustion, otherwise known as burning, is the chemical process inside an engine where the ignition of a fuel and oxygen mixture creates energy for the engine to run. This combustion, however, requires a precise ratio of fuel to oxygen in order for the engine […]

Failed Emissions? Now What?

Tweet As more and more vehicles are found in the metropolitan Phoenix and Tucson areas, there is an increase in air pollution that endangers public health. To improve air quality and reduce vehicle emissions in these areas, ADEQ administers a mandatory vehicle emissions testing and repair program known as Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP). Vehicle emissions […]

Reducing Main Source of Air Pollution in Metro Areas

Tweet April 29-May 3 was Air Quality Awareness Week and the perfect time to promote the importance of reducing air pollution. By properly maintaining your vehicle’s emission system and passing state-required emissions testing, you can maintain quality air and protect our environment. Everyone benefits from improved air quality when the release of excessive vehicle emissions […]

“Exhausting” Car Problems

Tweet The effort we put into our vehicles can be exhausting, especially when we have to make repairs. Not only can vehicle issues be inconvenient and time-consuming, but the cost and unknown problems can cause a lot of stress. Problems with your exhaust system are not only significant when it comes to your vehicle running […]

Protect Your Precious Metals

Tweet Once again last week, news came from California that thieves are again stealing catalytic converters in high numbers. This isn’t the first time we’ve covered this topic, but the crimes seem to come in short-lived bursts. Last week was San Francisco – where next week? According to the police in the area, thieves were […]