mechanic placing a car battery into a vehicle

Your car’s radio and headlights, plus a slew of other important functions, are powered by an electrical current generated by your vehicle’s engine. A vital part of generating electricity is having a place to store it while it’s not being used. This is where your car battery comes into play. The battery of your vehicle holds electrical energy while the car is off in order to help the engine turn over and create a spark to start internal combustion. Without a working battery, your car will not be able to start. If you allow our team here at American Auto Clinic to perform proper maintenance, an average car battery can start your car reliably for roughly four years.

man working on a torque converter

If you drive a lightweight car, truck, or SUV, the torque converter you have installed is probably just fine. For those of you with more heavy-duty applications, like high horsepower setups or towing rigs, the stock converter may not be enough. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we can help with that.

Turbocharger for Nissan Juke 1.6L Engine

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we are proud to partner with Jasper Engines and Transmissions as we are always looking for ways to provide our drivers with only the highest quality of service and products. JASPER recently announced the availability of a turbocharger for the 2011-2017 Nissan Juke that is equipped with a 1.6L engine.

man turning key to car

If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you know it’s hard to keep everything working perfectly all the time. You have to choose what types of maintenance to give priority to, and what can wait. However, some small problems are indicators that a bigger issue is on the way. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, our goal is to keep your fleet going.

dashboard with ABS light on

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we see our fair share of warning lights and dashboard notifications. If your ABS light is illuminated, here’s what you need to know.

differerential

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we know that maintenance and repair can go a long way toward keeping your trucks on the road. We also know that sometimes, things have to be replaced altogether. The rear end, or differential, isn’t a component that needs to be replaced often; but when it does, a new one will make your truck feel like new.

oil being poured into a funnel

Trucks aren’t like cars...your average personal vehicle usually holds about 5 quarts of oil, and you are supposed to change it every 3-5k miles. However, the same logic doesn’t apply to large trucks. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we know how important proper oil changes and diagnostics are to keep your truck on the road, for hundreds of thousands of miles. Here’s what you need to know:

When you see tires advertised, you’ll often see the word “radial” attached to it. What does this mean, and where did radial tires originate? American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM is here, with answers to questions you weren’t even asking.

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