• A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)
    You may be fanatical about keeping the outside of your vehicle clean.  But what about what's under the hood? Have you ever thought about how dirt and grime may be affecting your engine's componen...
    Published on: Feb 25, 2024
  • A Real "Pane" (Window Maintenance and Repair)
    It's pretty frustrating when your driver's window won't work.  You can't get your food at the drive-thru without opening the door, have a tough time using the ATM from your vehicle, can't have th...
    Published on: Feb 18, 2024
  • Rear Window—Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)
    Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks.  But there is one thing that some ...
    Published on: Feb 11, 2024
  • Keep Your Cool in North Ridgeville: Air Conditioning Services
      Most North Ridgeville drivers don't even think about their air conditioner. Now here's a tip for North Ridgeville vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Ohio winters. ...
    Published on: Feb 04, 2024
  • "Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)
    You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working.  There are no numbers on the display.  Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing ...
    Published on: Jan 28, 2024
  • The Edible Engine
    You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents.  After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, ca...
    Published on: Jan 21, 2024
  • Why Is My Check Engine Light On?
    The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some North Ridgeville drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency i...
    Published on: Jan 14, 2024
  • Steer Right in North Ridgeville
    Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many North Ridgeville drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering ...
    Published on: Jan 07, 2024
  • To Fix or Not To Fix (Tire Repair)
    You know that sinking feeling when you realize one of your tires has a problem.  It may be making an odd noise or behaving oddly when you're driving.  You may hit a pothole or curb and one s...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2024
  • Time for Differential Service at Xtreme?
    Hello North Ridgeville - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel...
    Published on: Dec 31, 2023
  • I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in North Ridgeville
    About 90% of our driving decisions in the North Ridgeville area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most North Ridgeville drivers have ex...
    Published on: Dec 25, 2023
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF VISIBILITY (Cleaning Vehicle Glass)
    We've all been through it. The vehicle ahead of us kicks up mud, slush, snow or salt on our windshield and we can't see a thing.  And not being able to see a thing when we're driving?  Not a...
    Published on: Dec 17, 2023
  • Round and Round (Wheel Balancing)
    In a perfect world, all wheels and tires would be perfectly round and weigh exactly the same at every point of the wheel.  Unfortunately, they're not, and if they're out of balance, they can redu...
    Published on: Dec 10, 2023
  • Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your North Ridgeville Vehicle
    Imagine you've left North Ridgeville and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one o...
    Published on: Dec 03, 2023
  • TCB your PCV (PCV Valve Replacement)
    Your gasoline engine goes through some exhausting work.  Yes, it's truly exhausting, as in: it produces exhaust! And when your engine starts behaving like it's exhausted, such as running poorly o...
    Published on: Nov 26, 2023
  • Brake Service at Xtreme in North Ridgeville
    Brakes really aren't optional equipment for North Ridgeville drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Ohio driver's vehicle&n...
    Published on: Nov 19, 2023
  • Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)
    Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy.  That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiato...
    Published on: Nov 12, 2023
  • Automotive Tips from Xtreme: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear
    90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are ...
    Published on: Nov 05, 2023
  • 10 Services North Ridgeville Drivers Often Overlook
    We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over North Ridgeville. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be ...
    Published on: Oct 29, 2023
  • Xtreme Brake Service for Safe Stopping in North Ridgeville
    Let's talk about something critical for all North Ridgeville drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop &nd...
    Published on: Oct 22, 2023
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