Understanding Your Car Battery

There is probably no figure better associated with batteries, as a concept and as a product, than the little Energizer bunny that bangs on the bass drum as it waddles along. The slogan, forever tied to the mascot, was just as famous: “he keeps going and going…” What was the association that Energizer wanted the consumer to have with their batteries? That whatever was being powered by them would last longer and necessitate fewer [...]

By |2021-10-10T00:53:42+00:00October 7, 2021|Automotive Info, Batteries|0 Comments

Flat Tires: The Safest Protocol in the Event of a Blowout

Nobody likes being stuck in one place and cars have given us multiple expressions to describe just how inconvenient the failure to progress can be. When we start out strong but lose momentum over time, we’re running out of gas; when we can’t seem to get away from our current situation, we’ve stalled; when we are hit with an unexpected setback, we’ve had a flat tire. It is the goal of our South Salt [...]

By |2021-09-14T15:50:50+00:00September 7, 2021|Automotive Info, Tires|Comments Off on Flat Tires: The Safest Protocol in the Event of a Blowout

Learning the Basics: Your Braking System

If you were to take a poll of 100 people, asking them what the most important system in a car is according to different metrics — safety of the passengers; getting passengers from point A to B; keeping passengers comfortable on long trips — you will likely hear many different answers. However, there is arguably one system that accomplishes all three of these systems as it makes a bid for being the most important [...]

By |2021-07-12T17:42:26+00:00July 12, 2021|Brakes|Comments Off on Learning the Basics: Your Braking System

Don’t Sweat (or Forget) The Small Stuff

In the hustle and bustle of regular life, car repairs and maintenance can often fall out of regularity. A day in the life of an average driver doesn’t often leave one much chance to remember—let alone complete—housekeeping chores that fall out of the regular essentials like grocery shopping or taking the kids to soccer practice. In the monotonous, unimpeachable cadence of life—waking up, going to work, finding time for community or church responsibilities, spending [...]

By |2021-06-14T21:09:32+00:00June 14, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Don’t Sweat (or Forget) The Small Stuff

What Not To Do: Breaking Bad Driving Habits

Perhaps you’ve heard this old joke: “Everyone who drives faster than me is a maniac. Everyone who drives slower than me is an idiot.” With all the drivers out there (of every designation) fighting for space on choked and busy roads, who can afford to nurse bad driving habits? And yet, we all have them. One moment we are driving along, deep in thought about the office or a family drama, and the next [...]

By |2021-05-10T22:03:03+00:00May 13, 2021|Driving Safety|Comments Off on What Not To Do: Breaking Bad Driving Habits

What Cars Are People Buying in 2021?

Are you thinking about buying a car in 2021? You’re not alone. Whether new or used, there are some makes and models that have proven themselves on the road, appealing to buyers year after year. The recent pandemic has strongly informed consumer trends over the past several months and among those trends is used and new car buying behavior. According to Insurify Insights, here are the top 10 most popular cars of any size [...]

By |2021-04-19T20:56:23+00:00April 19, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on What Cars Are People Buying in 2021?

Emergency Essentials for the Utah Driver

Utah is the land of a thousand faces; everywhere one goes there are new things to discover and experiences to enjoy. With five national parks that look good in any season and tourist spots both natural and man-made to enjoy state-wide, there is always a reason to embark on a car trip. But thanks to the vastness of our state and the diversity of recreational pursuits, Utah drivers have had to learn to be [...]

By |2021-03-24T16:08:55+00:00March 24, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Emergency Essentials for the Utah Driver

How It Works: Air Conditioning

Utah summers can definitely pack a punch when it comes to high temperatures, but thanks to air conditioning systems, we don’t have to suffer while we drive. Since 1940, cool air has graced car owners, providing relief from the heat. But how exactly does it work? Here are some insights from your auto care experts at Master Muffler. Air Conditioning Basics Not only do air conditioners cool the air that flows into the passenger [...]

By |2021-01-29T00:57:59+00:00January 20, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on How It Works: Air Conditioning

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

By |2020-10-02T20:07:08+00:00August 15, 2020|Auto Repair, Automotive Info, Driving Safety, Preventative Maintenance, Safety and Emissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

Still Haven’t Tuned Up Your Car? Now’s the Time!

We’ve all been there. One day our car is running smoothly and efficiently, somewhere down the line the vehicle starts running with a bit of trouble, but nothing you feel too alarmed about. Then, “out of nowhere” our vehicle has some major issues that cause it to run rough or not at all. With other stresses feeling up our lives, sometimes it’s our trusty transport that ends up not getting the regular attention it [...]

By |2020-08-05T09:00:12+00:00August 5, 2020|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Still Haven’t Tuned Up Your Car? Now’s the Time!
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