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What Are Gaskets & Why They're Important

Gaskets are a very small part of what’s under the hood of your car or truck, but they’re an extremely important part because they play an important role in keeping your vehicle operating smoothly and safely down the road. Come to Mathews Newark Ford if you need gaskets or want more information on gasket repair or replacement. 

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How to Charge Your Car's Battery

The battery is an essential part of your vehicle. Nearly everyone here in Heath, OH has experienced their battery dying on them. When this happens to you, the first thing to do is some detective work. Why did your battery die? Were the lights left on overnight? Or is the battery just at the end of its life?

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Does Tire Pressure Really Matter?

Is the tire pressure light coming on again? It's a warning that your tire pressure has fallen, and you're driving in unsafe conditions. Incorrect tire pressure changes your fuel economy and makes it easier for your tires to go flat or blow out suddenly while driving.

Tire pressure changes for a number of factors, but typically it's from damage to the tires or air loss, which could be related to weather changes. It's typical that tires will lose some tire pressure that can be remedied by filling your tires at a gas station.

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All About Your Exhaust System

Car owners know that it is important to check and maintain the car’s exhaust system, but how often do they need to be serviced? Below are some indicators that the exhaust system may need to be serviced:

At Mathews Newark Ford we know how important your car is to you and your family if you have any questions about your exhaust system come visit our service center and speak with one of our experts.

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Your Radiator Needs to Be Maintained in Order to Function Properly

Given the extreme temperatures that your engine sees as it runs, it only makes sense that it would have its own cooling system built right into the vehicle. Your radiator is filled with a cooling fluid that is cycled through the system which maintains a normal operating temperature for your engine that keeps it from overheating and causing major damage.

Over time the coolant will get dirty and less effective. This aging can create sludge that can cause the system to gum up and fail. When this happens, it is important to take care of with a cooling system flush…

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