Noises Your Car Makes

A good description of a noise your car is making can be elusive. “How do I say it? Maybe I can make the noise myself, will they laugh when I make the noise?” Twisted Wrench introduces our car noise audio clips and descriptions, a fun and easy way to describe your car’s noises. Now you […]

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Noises from Vehicles

Ah, fresh air! It’s nice to have the windows open. Won’t be too long before it’s too hot and the AC will be on. For now we are enjoying the windows down while driving. Hey, that’s what the outside world sounds like! Along with the sounds of the outside you may detect a noise that […]

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What are you doing this Spring?

We are finally outside and the ground is drying up. Time to start accomplishing the yard and garden work we’ve been waiting to do for a while now here in South Burlington Vermont and surrounding areas. It is also time to use your vehicle to make life easier. Your auto needs to be ready to […]

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Why should I change my timing belt?

Most modern cars that have a timing belt are what are called interference engines.   This means that the intake and exhaust valves move into the area where the piston moves, but at different times.  The timing belt (or chain) makes sure that the valves open and close at the proper time to make the engine […]

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How does an engine work?

The engine in your car is called a four stroke engine.  To complete a cycle for each cylinder the piston has two down strokes and two up strokes.  The first stroke is down, the intake valve opens up and gasoline is pulled into the cylinder by the downward force of the piston.   Just as the […]

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