• Give it the Boot (Ball Joint Boot Replacement)
    Your vehicle may be wearing boots right now and you might not even know it.  They're called ball joint boots.  They're actually protective, flexible things that protect parts of your suspens...
    Published on: Feb 07, 2021
  • Bad Vibes
    Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. The...
    Published on: Jan 31, 2021
  • Keeping Your Car Young in North Ridgeville
    As North Ridgeville consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Ohio, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old an...
    Published on: Jan 24, 2021
  • Sniffing Out a Problem
    Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that nee...
    Published on: Jan 17, 2021
  • North Ridgeville Customer Detective Work
    One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Xtreme is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually...
    Published on: Jan 10, 2021
  • How Your Check Engine Light Works
    Have you ever had an experience like this in North Ridgeville, Ohio? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine lig...
    Published on: Jan 03, 2021
  • Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in North Ridgeville
    A lot of people get custom wheels in North Ridgeville. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they jus...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2021
  • Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle
    If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in North Ridgeville, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's ...
    Published on: Dec 27, 2020
  • When Are Your Tires Worn Out?
      Hey North Ridgeville area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Ohio streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the North Ridg...
    Published on: Dec 20, 2020
  • Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, North Ridgeville Car Owners
    A generation ago, North Ridgeville drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a ...
    Published on: Dec 13, 2020
  • The Importance of North Ridgeville Drivers Following Service Intervals
    Today in our Xtreme blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in North Ridgeville with recommended intervals: Let'...
    Published on: Dec 06, 2020
  • Professional Fuel System Cleaning
    Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injec...
    Published on: Nov 29, 2020
  • Unlock the Secret (Malfunctioning Door Lock Actuator)
    What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle.  The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you.  But sometimes there's a c...
    Published on: Nov 22, 2020
  • The Third Brake Light (Third Brake Light Service)
    So you thought you only had two brake lights.  Look again and you'll see one in the center at a higher level than the two on either side of the vehicle.  They're sometimes in the inside of t...
    Published on: Nov 15, 2020
  • Fall and Spring Checkup in North Ridgeville
    When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Xtreme for a checkup and he said that he read on the...
    Published on: Nov 08, 2020
  • Cool Running in North Ridgeville
    Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat ...
    Published on: Nov 01, 2020
  • The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)
    Rust.  It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water.  But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on t...
    Published on: Oct 25, 2020
  • The New Blade in Town
    If your windshield wipers are streaking and chattering when you turn them on in the rain or snow, it's time for a little "blade renewal." And when it comes to new wiper blades, there are some new desi...
    Published on: Oct 18, 2020
  • Prepare Your Windshield for Winter (Wiper Blades and Fluid for Freezing Temperatures)
    Winter and freezing temperatures present challenges for different parts of your vehicles.  For example, winter tires give you better traction on snow.  But some parts of your vehicle that ma...
    Published on: Oct 11, 2020
  • Tracking True in Ohio: Wheel Alignment in North Ridgeville
    The biggest issue for North Ridgeville area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. Whe...
    Published on: Oct 04, 2020
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