What Your Oil Light Isn’t Telling You

January 11th, 2022 by

Next steps after your oil light comes on!  As technology advances, vehicles are getting better at letting their owner know exactly what is going on. At auto shops, diagnostic tests have improved so it’s easier than ever to diagnose engine issues. However, your oil light technology hasn’t changed very much, because your oil is performing

Make Traveling Easier For You and Your Dog!

October 10th, 2021 by

A few tips will help keep the stress from you and your pup on your road trip! We know all too well the sad eyes you get from your pup when you are trying to leave the house. You’d do anything if you could just stay home with them forever, but you’ve got places to

Aligning New Tires is a Must!

June 28th, 2021 by

Wheel Alignment Ensures Tire Longevity It seems pretty simple to think that your tires need to all be pointing in the same direction for your vehicle to drive safely, but aligning tires is about more than creating parallel lines. When factory-trained technicians are aligning your tires, they are working on a vehicle that’s parked, but

Know The Signs Before Your Clutch Gives Out Completely!

March 30th, 2021 by

Manual drivers need to know the signs of poor clutch performance For manual drivers, your clutch is both friend and foe. It allows you to control when your vehicle shifts gears, unlike an automatic. Some drivers use this for fuel efficiency, making sure they are shifting to conserve energy. Other drivers use it for the

What Are the Consequences of Bad Wheel Alignment?

December 13th, 2020 by

Out of Line is Bad for Your Bottom Line–and More  You’ve probably heard that your car’s wheels need to be properly aligned, but is it really such a big deal?  Yes.  Actually, wheel alignment is very important.  Whether you know your vehicle needs an alignment or you just want to have it checked, The Mechanic

What Kind of Tires Should I Buy?

September 24th, 2020 by

How to Find Good Quality Tires for the Right Price EnTIREly too many choices? Let us help! We understand that tires are a major purchase. You want to be sure you make the best choice for yourself and your vehicle, and we’re here to help. The Mechanic Spot of Nashville, Tennessee, is a family-owned business

Signs You Need Transmission Repair

June 18th, 2020 by

Pay Attention to Changes in Performance Your transmission is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Over time, it’s natural for it to develop some problems. The sooner you identify and repair them, the less likely you’ll need to replace your entire transmission system completely. Here are common signs that you need transmission

What is a Transmission Flush?

December 19th, 2019 by

Comprehensive Transmission Fluid Service Just like the engine, your vehicle’s transmission relies on transmission fluid to help keep the system clean and maintain lubrication for the variety of components found within. And just like motor oil, this fluid gets worn out and will need to be replaced. That’s where The Mechanic Spot in Nashville, Tennessee

Signs You Need Wheel Alignment

August 30th, 2019 by

How to Tell When You Need Service No one likes spending more money than they need to on their car. That’s why you don’t want to get maintenance service until it’s necessary. While the goal of preventative maintenance services like wheel alignment is to prevent bigger, more costly problems, you still don’t want to spend

Tires: When to Repair, When to Replace

July 15th, 2019 by

Your Guide to Tire Repair Is there a nail sticking out of your tire? Wondering if you have to replace the whole thing or if you can just patch it? The Mechanic Spot in Nashville, Tennessee uses a strict system to determine if a tire is safe to repair. If you want to check at