Air filter replacement

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently.  Let's go scientific for a minute. For every gallon of fuel we burn driving in Chicago, twenty pounds of carbon dioxide is created.  How can a gallon of fuel that weighs a just about six pounds

Serpentine belt

Most vehicles use a serpentine belt to run the engines accessories.  If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your Serpentine belt. More importantly, the serpentine belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges your car battery. Without

Preventive Maintenance

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Chicago residents to review their finances. Preventive Maintenance is becoming a necessity on older cars being driven today. More and more Chicago drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the

service engine soon

Hello Chicago. Have you ever had your service engine soon come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Chicago drivers? Service engine soon First

Chicago car repair

Myths passed around our Chicago car repair, community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic.  And the internet is a breeding ground for Chicago car repair myths.  Some people recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedents to be virtually

Vehicle fluids

Vehicle fluids, Triangle The current vehicles and vehicle fluid, in the market have over a hundred years of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines.  Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the vehicle fluids.     Vehicle Fluids   It's

Locomotive Filters

Triangle stocks filters for locomotive filters, heavy duty, oil filters, air filters, fuel filters, cabin air filters, hydraulic filters, coolant filters and transmission filters. We can fill any order from 2-10,000 parts, each will meet or exceed manufactures spec's.  Triangle will bid on all your heavy duty filter needs.  Filters can be delivered from local

cooling system

Engines get hot when they run.  This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are easy for Chicago drivers to prevent. Radiator Chicago / Cooling System

AC repair

Here's a tip for Chicago vehicle owners, on how to avoid AC repair: Run your air conditioner once a week during Chicago winters. This circulates the lubricant, refrigerant and helps keep the compressor seals from drying out, which helps avoid A/C repairs. AC Repair The air conditioner actually removes some of the moisture in the