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Undercar Services

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Undercar Services

Keep your vehicle in peak condition by allowing us to provide our under the vehicle services that let you get around town safely.



Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
Anti-lock brakes prevent wheel lock-up when rapidly decelerating by automatically modulating the brake pressure during an emergency stop. With this system in place, the wheels are able to maintain traction with the road when braking. Failure of the ABS can increase the risk of multiple vehicle crashes and run-off road crashes causing you and/or others serious harm. To avoid this, have your anti-lock brake system checked and/or repaired by experts regularly so that the ABS light stays off.

Brake System Flush
Brake fluid is hygroscopic, which means it absorbs moisture. The absorbed moisture lowers the fluid's boiling point and corrodes the lines and cylinders. With the boiling point lowered, the brake fluid could boil during braking which makes you lose braking ability. Although this is an extreme scenario, it does happen in heavy braking. To reduce and counter the effects of the absorbed moisture, we recommend that you have a brake flush done periodically. A brake flush involves the replacement of the used contaminated fluid with clean fresh fluid.

Brakes
The brakes are a mechanical device for slowing or stopping a vehicle, usually by means of friction. In short, the brakes inhibit your vehicle's motion, it lets you stop whenever and wherever you choose. Brakes are one of the most important parts of a motor vehicle, without them you would not be able to stop the vehicle and that can lead to serious injury for yourself and others.

Caliper
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the motor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A problem with the caliper could cause uneven braking making your vehicle slide forward when braking and can even cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions.

Rotors
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and the wheels to a stop. However, over time the friction can cause grooves and cracks to appear, but resurfacing your rotors can get you back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling.

Chassis
A chassis is the vehicle's internal framework that supports the body and other components such as the wheels, engine, transmission, driveshaft, differential, and suspension. A weak or damaged chassis will translate to a weak car. To keep a strong reliable vehicle, have the chassis checked for defects.

Driveline
The driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less than the engine and transmission. If the driveline fails then the vehicle would not be able to move since the energy cannot be transferred from the engine to the wheel axles. Frequently get your driveline inspected and serviced.

Shocks
Shocks (or shock absorbers) are mechanical devices designed to smooth out rough roads. The shocks convert kinetic energy to another form of energy in order to function. When your shocks are working properly they reduce the effect of traveling over rough ground, leading to improved ride quality and easier vehicle handling. If the shocks develop a problem, driving on poorly leveled roads becomes unpleasant and the vehicle may sway when turning.

Struts
Similar to shocks, your vehicle's struts provide a dampening effect as you travel over the road's surface. By absorbing the shock of the road, struts allow passengers to ride in a car without constant uncomfortable motion. Struts work a bit differently than shocks in that they provide structural support for your vehicle's suspension, which means they support your vehicle's weight, unlike shocks which only regulate the speed at which the weight is transferred. Struts usually last around 50,000 to 60,000 miles because the damping characteristics of the parts gradually deteriorate over time.



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What People Say About Us

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    , 01/01/2023

    Great place people and work

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    , 07/16/2022

    Had them install an axle back exhaust and they were able to do it the same day and for a great price. Thanks!

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    , 05/25/2022

    10/10 with these guys. Was only in town for a couple days and wanted to get something done. Someone had missed their appointment so I got in only a couple hours after I first went into the shop to talk about what I wanted done. Time wise and service wise these guys are awesome, 10/10 recommend and love the way my car sounds now! Good job Major Muffler!

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    , 05/24/2022

    This place is awesome! Their level of service is second to none! They were very polite and courteous. They do excellent work and we'll definitely use them again if ever needed.

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    , 04/07/2022

    Honest work. Hard to find. Extremely happy with my service.

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    , 11/12/2021

    Great people, very good at their job & back up their work!

Call us for service: 530-223-6640

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