Monthly Archives: April 2018

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Utah Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Utah spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.)So what does this have to do with how your vehicle smells while you're driving around Salt Lake City?Well, which scent did you think makes drivers more alert? Is it: A. Strawberry B. New Car C. Pine D. Warm Vanilla Breeze It's C. Drivers are more alert and have less fatigue with pine scent in the vehicle, according to AroMetrics.And, drivers were less angry with overall improved driving performance with strawberry and pine scents.And you thought they just smelled nice. Jerry Lambert Automotive398 E 3300 SSalt Lake City, Utah 8411580 ... read more

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Automotive News

Suspension Service in Salt Lake City at Jerry Lambert Automotive

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Salt Lake City may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Salt Lake City. Its job is to keep your wheels firmly planted over bumps and through curves. Your suspension system has many parts. If you look under your vehicle, it's basically everything that connects your wheels to the vehicle's frame. These are heavy duty parts that do a lot of work. They need to be inspected for damage and excessive wear at least once a year. A good time for this is when you get your annual alignment service at Jerry Lambert Automotive. Here are some warning signs of suspension problems: the car pulls to one side it wanders the steering is erratic you see uneven tire wear you experience a poor ride or handling you see oil leaking from shocks Basically, you just don't feel in contro ... read more

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Shocks & Struts

Jerry Lambert Automotive Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Utah. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Salt Lake City residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the safe operation of a vehicle, and they all need to be inspected. Salt Lake City residents can't afford to overlook any of them.The following is a list of preventive maintenance services that are often overlooked by vehicle owners in the Salt Lake City area. They are not presented in any particular order.1. Jerry Lambert Automotive Power Steering Service. Moisture gradually builds up in your power steering fluid, which can lead to corrosion in your steering system. The fluid also gets dirty, which can gum up your steering system. The fluid needs to be replaced periodically.2. Jerry Lambert Automotive Wheel Alignment. Wheels that a ... read more

Used Cars: Jerry Lambert Automotive Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Salt Lake City drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Salt Lake City area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families downsize or even when someone just wants a new ride. So the used vehicle may be just fine. But some Salt Lake City used vehicle owners sell them because they don't want to deal with developing or existing problems.When you're considering buying a used vehicle in Salt Lake City, ask for service records. Check to see if the recommended schedules for preventive maintenance have been followed. If so, you probably have a great used vehicle on your hands. If there aren't any service records, then assume the worst.Check the vehicle for obvious signs of problems. Kick the tires if you want to but definitely check them for uneven tread wear. This can in ... read more

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Older Vehicles