Who created the world’s first car is actually a matter of debate; since the invention of the engine, people had been installing them on horse carriages to make them self-propelled. Even when automobiles specifically designed for engines came around, they were hardly recognizable as a car by today’s standards. However, the first patented automobile, a vehicle specifically designed to be propelled by an engine, was built by Karl Benz and completed in 1885.
Whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel, your truck is a complex piece of equipment. Emissions systems, fuel systems, and systems you’ve probably never heard of all work together to keep your truck going strong. Sometimes, however, a warning light will pop up on your dash, and leave you wondering what’s going on. From ABS to Check Engine Lights, C H Auto Repair in La Vernia, TX has you covered.
Unless you use your vehicle to tow every day for work, odds are you haven’t paid much attention to your truck, SUV, or crossover’s towing capacity. Maybe you’re looking to buy a boat for some summer fun or just need to rent a trailer to get your belongings from one dwelling to the next. Whatever the reason for pulling something behind your vehicle, it’s important to get a firm grasp on what exactly your towing capacity means. Understanding how each of the components in your vehicle contributes to your overall tow rating can keep you from putting undue stress on your rig and keep you and your family safe.
All the lights on your vehicle have an important job to do. Brake lights, tail lights, blinkers, reverse lights, and headlights are a crucial part of driving. Lights make you visible, make things visible to you, and allow you to communicate with other drivers. All of a vehicle’s lights make driving easier and safer, and all of them are important...not to mention legally required.
“Water pump” is a term you’ve most likely heard in conversations about vehicles. But what is it, what does it actually do, and how do you know if you need a new one? At C H Auto Repair in La Vernia, we know the answers to these questions, and soon you will too.
At C H Auto Repair in La Vernia, were huge fans of seatbelts. They dramatically reduce the chances of being injured in an automobile accident, and in many cases, they are the difference between a fatal crash and walking away unharmed. But how long has the seat belt been around? When did wearing it become law?
Keeping the interior of your car, truck, or SUV clean and in good shape is an important part of making your vehicle last. C H Auto Repair in La Vernia has some tips on keeping your car clean inside, and why keeping it clean matters.
At C H Auto Repair, we have earned our reputation as the top diesel repair center in La Vernia, TX. A major aspect of that reputation is our team of expert mechanics, and another is our versatility. Our technicians have the knowledge, equipment, and ability to repair or maintain any type of diesel engine, big or small.
112 South Parkway Drive
| La Vernia, TX
Mobile (210) 218-5891
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MON-THUR | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
FRIDAY | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekends | CLOSED