Monthly Archives: July 2011

Overheating Car-Huds Auto Service-Lubbock Auto Repair

If your car overheats, open the windows and turn on the heater.  Doing this will draw the heat away from the engine and into the car’s cabin. If you need a mechanic in Lubbock, call Huds Auto

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Avoid Distractions While Driving-Hud’s Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

Everything in the car can be a distraction, from talking on a cell phone to listening to loud music.  Texting is the worst of all.  Drivers who text are 23 times as likely to crash as those who don’t.  Avoid … Continue reading

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Washing Your Car-Huds Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

Did you now that washing your car at home uses 5 to 20 times more water than a professional car wash.  You can also be damaging your exterior, washing can leave scratches as deep as a tenth of the paint’s … Continue reading

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Wheel Alignment-Hud’s Auto Service

Have your wheel alignment checked every 30,000 miles, or as recommended in your owner’s manual.  Also check your alignment after buying new tires or if you replace a rack and pinion steering unit.  Improper tire alignment will shorten the life … Continue reading

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Check Tires For Uneven Wear-Hud’s Auto Service

If you have maintained tire inflation properly, uneven wear may indicate the need for a wheel realignment.  It can also mean improperly operating brakes or shocks, a bent wheel internal tire damage, or worn bushings.

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Fix Washer Fluid Tank-Hud’s Auto Service

Cracked washer-deicer fluid tanks are fairly common once a car is of a certain age.  A good remedy-until you can buy a new tank or find one at the junkyard-is to insert a plastic freezer bag into the tank and … Continue reading

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