You are viewing all posts for categories: service

The Most Common Fluid Leaks

If you own your own car, you've no doubt seen it leak fluid at some point. It's important to know what the most common fluid leaks are and what they mean.

Water

Water tends to leak from your car on hot, hazy, humid days. This comes from the moisture that your air conditioner draws from inside your car and is usually no cause for alarm. This water needs to drain somewhere, so expect to see water dripping from the bottom of your vehicle.

Oil

Oil ranges in color from light amber to nearly black. If you think you…

Read More
Categories:

Understanding Low-Mileage Oil-Change Intervals

For as long as vehicles have been on the road, there have been “rules” regarding oil change intervals. These rules applied to all vehicles regardless of type or brand. This has changed a lot through the years. While 2,000 to 3,000 miles used to be the norm, that is no longer the case especially if you put on low mileage. Our team at Ken Pollock Maserati can provide you with all the information you need regarding oil changes.

Are you a driver that puts on low miles each year? Are they normal miles or miles on a rough…

Read More
Categories:

Get More Out of Your Maserati with Spring Service

Now that winter seems to be firmly behind us, it's a good idea to start checking spring service off your to-do list. Keeping up with seasonal maintenance is one of the best ways to keep your Maserati in phenomenal shape year-round, and it's our goal here at our Maserati service center to provide you with the stellar auto maintenance and customer service you deserve.

Read More
Categories: ,

Tips From Ken Pollock Maserati to Help Control the Pet Hair in Your Car!

At Ken Pollock Maserati, we know about the fine details of cleaning a vehicle! If you have a hard time getting the pet hair out of your car, we have a few tips that might make it simpler for you.

Consider putting a box of cleaning tools together to stay organized and have them readily available! Put tape, a toothbrush, wire brushes, rubber brushes, gloves, paper towels, a squirt bottle, and a squeegee in the box. You can also include a small vacuum that's made for the car! Test each tool to find out what works best for the…

Read More
Categories:

What Does Brake Fluid Do?

Brake Fluid Explained

Are you aware that without brake fluid your brakes wouldn’t function? That’s because your brake system uses this incompressible fluid to move pressure through the brake hoses from the brake pedal to the brake calipers.

Properly Inspecting Your Brake Fluid Reservoir

You can properly inspect the brake fluid in your car by opening the hood and locating the brake fluid reservoir. When inspecting brake fluid, you are looking for the following signs of proper function:

A clear, amber colored brake fluid
If your brake fluid is dark brown or black, that’s a sign that…
Read More
Categories:

Car Care Tips For Winter Driving

When the temperature begins to drop, most people consider how to prevent getting stranded with a battery that will not turn over the engine. Worse yet, no one want to be involved in an accident because they could not see out of the windshield. Here are some tips to help prepare your car for winter driving conditions.

At Ken Pollock Maserati our professionals can check your battery for you and add the appropriate fluids to help it keep cranking even when the temperature is freezing outside. We’ll even advise you about the right replacement battery if that is necessary…

Read More
Categories:

Three Things Every City Driver Should Know About Brake Pads

At Ken Pollock Maserati, we believe that every Wilkes-Barre driver should understand their cars' braking systems. When you know what each component does and why it's important, you're more likely to practice good brake maintenance. Following are three facts about your auto's brake pads that could change how and when you care for your auto.

Brake Pads and Your Vehicle's Hydraulics

When you depress your brake pedal, an attached lever increases the force that you apply to compress the vehicle's hydraulics.

 

Read More
Categories: