Master Muffler & Brakes Logo

About admin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far admin has created 335 blog entries.

Understanding Your Vehicle’s Many Filters

We’ve all had that moment when we spoke out of turn and put our foot in our mouth. Why, oh why, didn’t we think before we spoke? This reminder to keep our speech filters “installed” can be painful but ultimately serves a bigger purpose. Namely, it helps us get through other, more important social interactions in the future.  Filters in our cars work similarly (with the lack of autonomous speech, of course). By straining [...]

By |2021-09-13T20:48:43+00:00September 7, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Is It Time for a Tune-Up?

A vehicle tune-up is a preventative maintenance service offered by Pocatello car repair experts at Master Muffler. Depending on the age of your vehicle, it should be performed every 10,000 - 12,000 miles or annually, whichever comes first. What is a Tune-Up? The tune-up has evolved from the early days of the automobile when it consisted of fine-tuning a carburetor for optimal performance. It was like tinkering with a musical instrument to get just [...]

By |2021-07-12T16:13:40+00:00July 12, 2021|Automotive Info, Tune Ups|0 Comments

Giving You The Best Value Possible

Let’s face it, there are numerous places you could take your car for car repairs in Pocatello; practically anyone, from Master Muffler to your neighbor, can perform a basic oil change. However, you don’t send your car to a professional shop in order for them to just perform the basics. It’s the other, more involved repairs that truly set our garage apart from any other. For instance, would you trust your neighbor with knowing [...]

By |2021-06-14T20:10:45+00:00June 14, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Drives You? Learning About The Engine

There is perhaps no other part of the car that has commanded the fascination of car enthusiasts and laypeople the world over like the engine. An impressive array of human engineering, the engine has been tinkered with and innovated over the centuries until arriving at this present time, each component working in concert with one another to propel our cars faster and farther and with a smoother ride than ever before.  Today, our cars [...]

By |2021-05-10T21:39:23+00:00May 13, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Fuel For Thought: The Amazing Journey of Gasoline

If asked to name the most important resource on the planet, imperative for the building blocks of modern society, what would you say? Of course, the answer would change depending on which age we were looking at. Today, one might argue that data is the most lucrative, game-changing resource available to mankind. Not only can it give new insights into how a person thinks, lives, and spend their money, but it can also help [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:46:43+00:00April 19, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

The Long and Short of Car Warranties

There’s an old saying that “the arrow seen before cometh less rudely.” When you’ve been in an accident, the last thing you want to worry about is who is going to pay the car repair bills. Similarly, there is no convenient time for a part to wear out. Arranging for the car to be taken to an auto care shop or to the manufacturer for that part to be replaced is especially trying because [...]

By |2021-03-17T22:51:18+00:00March 17, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

What Makes a Good Mechanic?

At Master Muffler, we know that our service is only as good as our mechanics. Because of this, we put a lot of time and thought into our people and processes so our customers can experience the best service possible. When it comes to our mechanics, we only invite people to the team that we know we can trust with your vehicles. Here are some additional qualities we look for in the process of [...]

By |2021-01-29T01:14:37+00:00January 20, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

Still Haven’t Tuned Up Your Car? Now’s the Time!

We’ve all been there. One day our car is running smoothly and efficiently, somewhere down the line the vehicle starts running with a bit of trouble, but nothing you feel too alarmed about. Then, “out of nowhere” our vehicle has some major issues that cause it to run rough or not at all. With other stresses feeling up our lives, sometimes it’s our trusty transport that ends up not getting the regular attention it [...]

By |2020-08-05T09:00:12+00:00August 5, 2020|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is it Time for an Oil Change?

Most vehicle owners follow one of three processes when it comes to changing the oil in their vehicles. Commonly, the yellow light may come on in their dashboard, warning the driver that the life of the oil has come to an end. Whether you’re one to refresh or change your oil before that warning light even turns on, or wait it out until your vehicle has reached well over the mileage number on your [...]

By |2020-05-22T01:03:00+00:00May 22, 2020|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|0 Comments
Go to Top