• Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)
    When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft.  It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don'...
    Published on: Nov 21, 2021
  • How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)
    There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature.  You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either...
    Published on: Nov 14, 2021
  • Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle
    Today, Xtreme is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in North Ridgeville are conf...
    Published on: Nov 07, 2021
  • No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)
    Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine?  It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer fil...
    Published on: Oct 31, 2021
  • Beware of Potholes! (Avoiding Pothole Damage)
    You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes.  They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and li...
    Published on: Oct 24, 2021
  • STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)
    Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like.  You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thou...
    Published on: Oct 17, 2021
  • I NEED All Wheel Drive (Pros and Cons of AWD)
    So winter has arrived and you don't feel confident in how your 2-wheel drive vehicle does in the snow and ice.  You envy all those people with all-wheel-drive (AWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) cars, ...
    Published on: Oct 10, 2021
  • Automotive Tips from Xtreme: Brake Noise
    Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in North Ridgeville. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, the...
    Published on: Oct 03, 2021
  • Beginning to See the Light (Check Engine Light Diagnostics)
    It's a light many drivers fear they'll see turn on at the most inopportune time.  It's the one on the dash that says "Check Engine," "Service Engine Soon," or it may be simply an engine-shaped li...
    Published on: Sep 26, 2021
  • A Cold Day in North Ridgeville – Air Conditioning Service at Xtreme
    Most North Ridgeville drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ohio highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side ...
    Published on: Sep 19, 2021
  • Recommended North Ridgeville Service Intervals
    Everyone in North Ridgeville, Ohio, knows we are advised to go to our North Ridgeville dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious North Ridgeville residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once...
    Published on: Sep 12, 2021
  • Transmission Care in North Ridgeville, Ohio
    Do you have any plans around North Ridgeville, Ohio, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a litt...
    Published on: Sep 05, 2021
  • Xtreme Radiator Service
    The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in North Ridgeville, it is easy to...
    Published on: Aug 29, 2021
  • Emergency Items for Your vehicle
    Local North Ridgeville roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car...
    Published on: Aug 22, 2021
  • Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Xtreme
    When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good ...
    Published on: Aug 15, 2021
  • Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in North Ridgeville
    Night driving in North Ridgeville is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to s...
    Published on: Aug 08, 2021
  • Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)
    We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's s...
    Published on: Aug 01, 2021
  • Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)
    You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and ...
    Published on: Jul 25, 2021
  • When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)
    What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road?  They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human...
    Published on: Jul 18, 2021
  • Winter Tires
    What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of North Ridgeville driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to...
    Published on: Jul 11, 2021
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