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How to Tow a Lowered Car

May 12, 2021 5:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are plenty of car owners who lower their vehicles for aesthetic purposes, especially owners of classic cars or sports cars. However, should you ever run into a situation in which you need to have your lowered vehicle towed, it’s understandable to be nervous about the body of the vehicle getting damaged, since it’s so close to the ground. It is more likely that a lowered vehicle will get scraped or scratched at the bumpers or undercarriage when being towed. The good news is that there are some steps you can take to ensure the towing happens safely. Here’s a... View Article


Is Your Serpentine Belt Failing?

May 3, 2021 11:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the most crucial parts in your car is the serpentine belt. It plays an essential role in powering some of your car’s most vital components, like the alternator, the power steering the air conditioning and the water pump. Your serpentine belt is in constant motion when your car’s engine is on, which unfortunately gives it a finite shelf life due to all the heat and friction it’s subjected to. Most serpentine belts need maintenance at five years or 50,000 miles, though some could last longer. If your serpentine belt has cracked, gone bad or failed, it’s time to... View Article


Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

April 19, 2021 11:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your car’s brakes are its most important safety feature. As such, it can be cause for concern if your brakes are squeaking, squealing or making other loud, unpleasant noises. There are several reasons why your brakes may be squeaking, including the cold weather in Salt Lake City, UT. But no matter the reason, if your brakes are consistently loud, you should take your car to an auto repair shop so that they can investigate the cause of your brakes squeaking and fix it. If you’re wondering why your brakes are squeaking, read on to learn more about this phenomenon. Dirt,... View Article


How to Tell if Your Car’s Electrical System Is Failing

March 24, 2021 6:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Requiring auto repair for anything having to do with your car’s electrical system can be intimidating. The alternator, battery and other electrical components control so much of the functionality of your car, and interpreting the signs that something in the electrical systems of your car requires repair can be confusing. If you live in Salt Lake City, UT and think you might need auto repair, here are some signs that your car’s electrical system might be at fault. Engine won’t start properly If your engine will simply not crank properly, chances are you have a bad battery, alternator or some... View Article


When Should You Call for Roadside Assistance?

March 10, 2021 6:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Deciding when to call for roadside assistance in Salt Lake City, UT is not always easy. Even if you know a lot about cars, there are times when getting help can save you from serious injury or worse. There’s no shame in calling the experts for help even if you think you could handle the car trouble on your own. If you have car trouble, you can count on AMR Auto Repair & Towing to take care of you. Our roadside assistance services include help with lockouts, gas delivery, light-duty repairs, winch-outs if you’re in a ditch or stuck in... View Article