Car AC

  Most White Bear Lake drivers don’t even think about the air conditioning in their vehicle, until it warms up. The air conditioner actually removes some of the moisture in the air. So if you have trouble with fogging on your vehicle windshield during MN winters or during a rain storm, running the A/C on…

cooling system auto mechanic white bear lake

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that White Bear Lake auto owners don’t give much thought to until it fails and then they’re stranded by the side of a road in MN. Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical…

Fuel injection service White Bear Lake

Hi White Bear Lake residents. Let’s talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle’s engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in…

national car care month white bear lake

April is National Car Care Month, and the team at our White Bear Lake Trinity Automotive is celebrating by offering a great Spring Maintenance Special to help you get your car ready for warmer weather! The winter months can be tough on your vehicle, especially the cold and icy winter we’ve had. Between the corrosive…

power steering fluid service white bear lake

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today’s modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver’s arms. That’s why old cars had such large steering wheels: they needed…

drivetrain service white bear lake

    One White Bear Lake automotive service issue that doesn’t get much attention is drivetrain service. Drivelines (the drivetrain minus the engine and transmission) don’t get talked about very much, but they’re very important. First let’s define what the driveline is: Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine…

vehicle alignment White Bear Lake

What is a vehicle Alignment? When properly aligned, your White Bear Lake vehicle will have all of your wheels pointing in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Drivers often associate wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb…

transmission fluid service white bear lake

Transmission Fluid Service in White Bear Lake Your transmission is as important to your vehicle as the engine is, and needs regularly scheduled White Bear Lake transmission fluid service.  Transmissions need to have the fluid changed in the same manner as your engine does, however it does not need to be changed nearly as often. Depending on…

oil change white bear lake

  Why should I continue to change my oil every 3,000 miles, even when using synthetic? This is the fundamental question that is asked to us on a weekly and almost daily basis, as we only offer synthetic oil changes at our White Bear Lake location.  There are several factors that tie in to our…

timing belt service white bear lake

Today we want to talk to drivers about timing belts. They’re something that many drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though timing…

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