mechanic placing a car battery into a vehicle

Your car’s radio and headlights, plus a slew of other important functions, are powered by an electrical current generated by your vehicle’s engine. A vital part of generating electricity is having a place to store it while it’s not being used. This is where your car battery comes into play. The battery of your vehicle holds electrical energy while the car is off in order to help the engine turn over and create a spark to start internal combustion. Without a working battery, your car will not be able to start. If you allow our team here at Elite Automotive LLC to perform proper maintenance, an average car battery can start your car reliably for roughly four years.

gears

At Elite Automotive LLC in Covington, KY, we understand the intricacy and complexity of your transmission. That’s why we always treat it with the same attention to detail as the engineers that designed it, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive.

fleet vehicles in lot

While fleet trucks and vehicles tend to persist as some of the more simplistic vehicles on the road, the modernization and computerization of the automotive world has not left them untouched. These days, everything is equipped with computer systems, sensors, modules, and more. At Elite Automotive LLC in Covington, KY, our professional technicians have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to provide the accurate and vital diagnostics required to keep your fleet on the road.

vehicle driving down the road

You don’t have to buy a new, fuel-efficient car to get great fuel efficiency. No one wants to trade a fuel bill for a car payment, so take a look at our top 5 ways to save on fuel and you may just be able to pocket a little extra money at the end of the month.

1. Change Your Driving Style - If you’re the kind of person who enjoys the rush of hard acceleration, typically runs 10 mph over the speed limit and brakes abruptly, we’ve got bad news: you’re hurting your vehicle’s fuel economy, and your wallet, in a big way. Depending on the kind of vehicle you drive and just how extreme you are with the throttle and brake, tempering your driving style can up your vehicle’s fuel economy by more than 5 mpg. That’s a serious bump. Scaling back the speed by just 5 mph means you’ll also see an increase in fuel economy.

diesel truck

If you drive a Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins diesel, you’ve got a truck that’s built for power and reliability. From our team here at Elite Automotive LLC in Covington, KY, here are the keys to unlocking the secret of a finely tuned diesel pickup.

check engine light

Since the first automobile, vehicle electronics have become increasingly more complex with every passing era. In the modern-day, your car, truck, or SUV likely depends on an array of modules, sensors, and components that control every aspect of how your vehicle runs and drives. Here’s what you need to know about your vehicle’s electronics systems, from Elite Automotive LLC in Covington.

exhaust

We know how important a good exhaust setup is on a diesel truck. Whether you’re powered by a Cummins, a Duramax, a Powerstroke, or something else, your exhaust plays a major role in performance, engine sound, and even aesthetic. At Elite Automotive LLC in Covington, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

glow plug

Glow Plugs are an essential component of your diesel engine. However, a faulty glow plug can go unnoticed or be neglected for quite some time; your truck will still start and run, so it’s an easy issue to overlook. At Elite Automotive LLC in Covington, KY, we want you to know what to look for, and why you should be concerned with a bad glow plug.

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