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|Comments Off on Understanding Your Car Battery

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

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 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?

How to Find the Right Mechanic

Mechanics, unfortunately, have the bad reputation of charging much more than is necessary to get your car back in working order, but the truth is that there are highly professional and trustworthy mechanics out there for you to do business with. Finding the right car repair specialist can be difficult, however, and the decision you make could either save you or cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some tips for choosing the right [...]

By |2019-12-11T17:03:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Automotive Info|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Mechanic

How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Replacing your battery is something you’re going to have to do from time to time as part of caring for your car. You can save some money by extending the life of your battery as long as possible so it will have to be replaced less often. This will also decrease the number of batteries that are in landfills and help the environment. There are a few easy things you can do that can [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:32:35+00:00October 8, 2019|Automotive Info, Batteries, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

Adding aftermarket parts to your car can increase horsepower, improve performance, and give your car an individual look, but it’s important to be aware of local modification laws before you get started. Making unlawful vehicle modifications can result in a citation and you will have to undo all of the work you’ve done. Before adding a high-performance muffler, window tints, or any other aftermarket vehicle upgrades, check to make sure they are legal in [...]

By |2019-07-15T22:44:40+00:00July 15, 2019|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?
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