The Auto Guys

BOB’S BLOG

I’m Bob Ward, owner of the Auto Guys. Come for a journey inside my head and explore automotive topics of interest.

Severe Driving in St. Thomas

Owner’s manuals have schedules for preventive maintenance. St. Thomas drivers can check on things like oil changes, transmission service and so on. They say you should change your oil every…

The Hot Switch (Coolant Vacuum Valve Switch)

When the weather gets cooler, you want the cabin of your vehicle to stay warm. When you switch on the heat, you may find the air that comes out of…

The Auto Guys Automotive Tips: Battery Maintenance

Automotive batteries are pretty pricey for most St. Thomas drivers and at one point or another they all need to be replaced. Don’t worry however – there are some things…

Upsizing Wheels and Tires in St. Thomas

Let’s pretend you have three doughnuts right in front of you for our discussion of upsizing wheels and tires. Hey, don’t eat them now – you’re going to need them…

A New Fuel Filter for Clean Fuel in St. Thomas

Hello St. Thomas drivers. Today’s The Auto Guys auto care post focuses on your fuel filter. When your fuel isn’t clean, your fuel injectors can start to become clogged up…

Do You Know About Disc Brakes?

Racing legend Richard Petty once said, “If you’ve got good brakes you can stay out of a lot of trouble.” If you’re hearing unusual sounds when you brake or if…

Service Your Drum Brakes at The Auto Guys in St. Thomas

Brakes that work properly are essential to the safety of St. Thomas drivers. You want to carefully maintain your brakes. In vehicles equipped with drum brakes, the brake components are…

Importance of Maintenance Schedules

Your vehicle isn’t the only aspect of St. Thomas life with recommended intervals: you have dental cleanings, physical exams, laundry, mowing the lawn and paying the bills. What would happen…