Under the Hood

Battery Maintenance Facts

Today’s high-tech vehicles make more electrical demands than ever before, and your car’s battery helps meet those demands in a variety of ways. The car battery supplies electrical current for the starter motor to crank the engine, and it provides power…

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Battery Upgrade

I remember as a kid growing up in a small town how I used to play with superhero action figures. I had all the essential characters that made up a collection worth talking about: Batman, Superman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Spiderman and Iron Man – just…

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Multi-Point Inspection = Auto T.L.C.

It’s a fact of life and as constant as gravity. Whether you drive yourself to the mailbox or take the truck out “mudding” in the country, your vehicle and its parts will eventually get worn down over time. Additionally, issues with your vehicle rarely…

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Car Battery: The Heart of Your Car

Car maintenance requires a lot of time and attention, which explains why it is easy to get caught up with minor aspects and forget about one of the most important parts of your car, its battery. Car Battery: The Heart Of Your Car Your car’s battery is…

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Celebrating our Community: What's Going on in our Neighborhoods in July

In Oregon we only have a few months of sunshine and summer. At Tyler's Automotive we believe in family and having fun! Here are some local events for you to gather the troops and get our and enjoy our amazing communities: ' Wilsonville Rotary Concerts…

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Let's Celebrate the 4th of July - 5 Places to Watch the Fireworks

Every summer, Independence Day fireworks (even of the illegal variety) fill the night sky over Portland. And while our Vancouver neighbors to the north in lay claim to the biggest display in the region, Stumptown holds its own with several impressive…

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TEN WAYS YOUR CAR IS WARNING THAT YOU NEED BRAKE SERVICE

BY JEFFERSON BRYANT Brakes are often overlooked and taken for granted until you have a significant problem on your hands. When it comes to the most important safety mechanism on your vehicle, letting problems go until that system no longer functions properly…

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Keeping Cool this Summer

Most Oregon drivers wait for their air conditioning to fail before they service it at Tyler's Automotive. That’s because many motorists don't really understand that automotive air conditioners need periodic service. Let me share some of the reasons why…

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What Does the Brake Master Cylinder Do?

WHAT DOES THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER DO? BY NICOLE WAKELIN When you think about your brakes, you likely imagine the parts you can see behind each wheel. Most cars have disc brakes with a caliper, pad and large, round rotor that are all visible. Then there…

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Diagnosing Three Common Brake Problems

DIAGNOSING COMMON BRAKE PROBLEMS BY SARAH SHELTON Your car’s braking system is arguably the most important system in your vehicle. It’s imperative to understand the cause of the most common brake problems and learn how to diagnose them. If you suspect…

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