Chuck's Auto Blog

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Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Upper St Clair driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection at Chuck's...

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Upper St Clair motorists's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago in Upper St Clair, winter...

Chuck’s Complete Auto Service Radiator Service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Upper St Clair, it is easy to prevent. Chuck's Complete Auto Service 75 McMurray Road Upper St...

Power Steering Service In Upper St Clair

Most Upper St Clair motorists are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump....

Air Conditioning Service In Upper St Clair

Hey Pittsburgh! Let's talk about one of our Pennsylvania summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Upper St Clair motorists to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air...

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Upper St Clair auto owners, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely essential PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the...

Fuel Injectors

The last new American cars sold in Upper St Clair with a carburetor rolled out of the Pennsylvania dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Upper St Clair and nationally have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that...

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of Pittsburgh car owners have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from...

Emergency Items For Pittsburgh drivers

Safe Pennsylvania travel starts with preventive maintenance and good car care at Chuck's Complete Auto Service. But there are other things Upper St Clair auto owners can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here’s some auto advice that can help you plan for...