Category: Auto Maintenance

What Are Car and Truck Shocks?

April 20th, 2021 by

Shocks and Suspension If you drive a car or truck, you may have heard that your vehicle has shocks. Most drivers don’t know what these are. Many people think that shocks and suspension are interchangeable terms. At Coopers Auto Repair Specialists, we strive to inform our customers as well as we can. So, below is

4 Tips for Better Fleet Maintenance

March 29th, 2021 by

Do You Need Better Fleet Maintenance? If you manage a fleet of vehicles, you know that handling all the maintenance can be difficult. There is a lot to keep track of and, potentially, a lot of expenses. The experts at Coopers Auto Repair Specialists know some changes you can make in how you approach fleet

Types of Motor Oil

February 17th, 2021 by

Motor Oil Explained Most motorists know there are different types of motor oil available, but a surprising number of people don’t know what kind of oil their vehicle uses. Whether you plan to change your own oil or you’re taking your car in for professional oil services, you should know what type of oil to

Performance vs. OEM Brakes for Your Vehicle

October 23rd, 2020 by

Which Brakes Are Right for My Vehicle? Grinding, squealing, or inefficient brakes need to be replaced quickly to avoid reduced stopping power and increased risk of collision. However, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the number of brake pads for your vehicle. Whether you’re looking to improve your braking performance or restore your OEM power,

How Your Car’s Brakes Work

September 22nd, 2020 by

Brakes Explained As you likely know, taking care of your car or truck’s brakes is an essential part of regular maintenance when you bring your vehicle to Coopers Auto Repair Specialists. Changing the pads and inspecting the rest of the brake for issues can help you to avoid more serious and costly repair services. However,

Direct Fuel Injection Explained

June 21st, 2020 by

Why Does It Matter? Understanding the differences between direct fuel injection and standard injection methods is an important maintenance step for your vehicle. Learn about this system, its benefits, and the signs that you need fuel injection repairs today from the expert mechanics at Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in Puyallup, Washington. What Is Direct Fuel

FAQ: Check Engine Light

July 31st, 2019 by

Answering Your Questions Is your check engine light on? If so, your mind is probably flooded with questions and worry. To help alleviate your stress, Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in Puyallup, Washington is answering the most common questions we hear about check engine lights. Here’s what you need to know about this dreaded warning signal.

FAQ: Transmission Repair

July 31st, 2019 by

Answering Your Questions Is your vehicle experiencing transmission problems? Want to know more about transmission repairs? The experts at Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in Tacoma, Washington have the answers you are looking for! Here are a few things you should know about your vehicle’s transmission! What Does the Transmission Do? The transmission ensures the wheels

Do You Need Brake Repair?

July 31st, 2019 by

3 Signs Your Car Needs New Brakes Did you know that your vehicle’s brakes weren’t designed to last forever? At some point they will need replacement, but how can you tell when? The experts at Coopers Auto Repair Specialists in Tacoma, Washington have the answer. Watch out for these warning signs that mean your brakes