Category: Auto Repair

How You Can Be Prepared For The Emissions Test

December 19th, 2019 by

What You Need to Know Since the implementation of the Federal Clean Air Act in 1990, all US vehicles are required to take the smog & emissions test. This includes vehicles in Illinois, where owners are required to take this test every two years. This time can be extremely stressful and potentially expensive for car

How to Maintain Your Vehicle’s Level of Performance

February 20th, 2019 by

Maintenance Tips Vehicle maintenance is an aspect of vehicle ownership that every owner needs to be doing. Frankly, it’s something you sign up for as soon as you purchase your vehicle. Without proper maintenance, your brand new vehicle will quickly deteriorate and you’ll soon be facing a multitude of repair services that could become costly.

Why Wheel Alignment Is Essential On All Vehicles

November 3rd, 2018 by

Are you one of those people who only brings in their vehicle when something is broken? While we understand that you have a tight budget, avoiding regular vehicle maintenance can cost you money in the long run. There are also certain components of your vehicle that should be 100% operational, otherwise they’ll cause problems on

Do I Need Vehicle Emissions Testing?

June 3rd, 2018 by

One of the services we provide at Alpine Automotive is emissions testing so that your vehicle will pass your Illinois state’s emissions testing program. If your vehicle passes, then you won’t need further auto repairs, but if it doesn’t, then it may need to repairs done. Your check engine light may be the first warning you