• Video IconMaintaining Your Diesel in Salt Lake City

    Friday 18 August 2017

    Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Salt Lake City area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Salt Lake City diesel-fueled vehicles on the road, especially in passenger cars and SUV's.Diesels are popular in Utah because they get better fuel economy than gas-powered engines... read more

  • Relax When the Wind Blows in Utah: Winter Car Prep for Salt Lake City Drivers

    Tuesday 01 August 2017

    When autumn comes around in Salt Lake City, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Salt Lake City drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Salt Lake City drivers on what vehicles need to keep everyone safe and rolling throughout the Utah winter months.1. Check your antifreeze. Top it off or change it if necessary. You do... read more

  • Video IconThe Jerry Lambert Automotive Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

    Sunday 23 July 2017

    The automotive professionals at Jerry Lambert Automotive would like to give Salt Lake City drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day.  Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at about the same pace.The Salt Lake City do-it-yourselfer has to be pretty careful so that they do not actually harm their vehicle with t... read more

  • Let Jerry Lambert Automotive Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

    Sunday 16 July 2017

    If you haven't shopped in the Salt Lake City area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Salt Lake City, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more years gets even more attractive.On the plus side, vehicles these days are engineered to last for 150,000 miles (250,000 km) or more. So why don't they? Usual... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Jerry Lambert Automotive: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

    Sunday 09 July 2017

    There are several important factors that go into how often Salt Lake City drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Utah freeway driving or lots of wet weather – your blades get a work out and start to wear. But your wiper blades break down even when they aren’t used frequently. They are d... read more

  • Video IconSaving Lives in Salt Lake City with Tire Pressure

    Monday 03 July 2017

    All new passenger vehicles on our Salt Lake City, Utah, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that you still need to check your tire pressure every week – or at least every time you gas up. The TPMS system alert comes in when your tire i... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Jerry Lambert Automotive: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

    Sunday 25 June 2017

    The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Salt Lake City drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expensive maintenance services, but the cost at Jerry Lambert Automotive to correct an engine damaged by a broken timing belt is much, much more.The timing belt has a tensioner to help mainta... read more

  • Video IconPicking the Right Tires in Salt Lake City

    Monday 19 June 2017

    Shopping for tires in Salt Lake City can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Salt Lake City are looking for maximum summertime performance. The rubber is a little softer to help stick to the road on fast corners on Utah roads. The tread has wide blocks at the shoulder to stiffen the ti... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Jerry Lambert Automotive: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

    Sunday 11 June 2017

    When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Salt Lake City drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While these can certainly take your wheels out of alignment, the bumps and bounces of everyday Salt Lake City driving take their toll on wheel alignment as well. Your car can... read more

  • Video IconSerpentine Belt Service at Jerry Lambert Automotive

    Sunday 04 June 2017

    Most Salt Lake City folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Salt Lake City market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been totally inefficient. Instead I got unusually organized and planned my stops. I hit the ATM first and got gas next. Then I went to the supermarket and picked up the kids on the way home. I... read more

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