checking your a/c coolant

Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled. 

Valves on car

In the realm of performance engines, valve adjustments are an essential part of keeping your car running its best. When you add customization to the mix, valve timing becomes even more critical, and it’s important the technician adjusting them really knows their stuff. At Owen Automotive in Oakland, TN, we’ve got you covered.

bad wheel bearing in auto

Sometimes a bad wheel bearing is obvious, sometimes it’s difficult to diagnose. From Owen Automotive in Oakland, TN, here are some symptoms to watch out for, and what to do about a bad wheel bearing.

The hydraulic system in your transmission is responsible for telling the mechanical components what to do, and when to do it. In order to better understand how your transmission works, it’s important to understand the mechanical components of it.

engine of vehicle

If your car, truck or SUV is experiencing major engine issues, the technicians at Owen Automotive in Oakland, TN have you covered. You hear the engine knocking when it decides to start? Is there smoke pouring from your truck’s exhaust pipe? Whether you’re burning oil, your engine is on it’s last leg or has simply given up altogether, we can help. And if you’re not sure what you need, we can help with that too.

3-D blueprint of car with a physical engine in it

Has the day finally come to replace your engine? If your engine is tired, worn out, and problematic, we can help at Owen Automotive. First, let's take a look at remanufactured engines; what they are, what ‘remanufactured’ means and why they’re a great way to give your car a new life.

Diagnostic Tablet on engine transmission sensor

Our Oakland drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Owen Automotive feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on.  The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!

A/C - Heat Control Panel in Vehicle

At Owen Automotive in Oakland, we understand how important it is to have ice cold AC in your truck on a long, hot day. Whether you drive a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup, chances are you have a lot of cab to cool down, and a subpar AC just won’t cut it.

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