Sudden Impact Auto Body Repair Blog
At Sudden Impact Auto we believe that providing our customers with in-depth insight into the auto body repair world is our duty. we want to inform our customers so they can make the best decisions when it comes to all things auto repair. Here you will find information ranging from the tips when choosing between an independent or insurance auto body shop, to the laws you need to be aware of when it comes to window tinting. Have you got a topic that you would like to learn more about? You can email us on [email protected]. You can also call us on 702-457-3002. It is our privilege to provide the right information so our valued customers can make an informed decision.
How Often Do You Need an Oil Change?
Be honest with yourself: have you ever been tempted to brush it off and keep driving when that oil light comes on? Another question: when was the last time you even checked your oil? We've all been there. Enough is going on during the day, and no one wants to add vehicle maintenance to the pressing matters we already have to [...]
Dangers You May Not Know About Keyless Ignition Vehicles
Usually, when you park your car in the garage, you take off your seat belt and just get out. You unload the can and close the garage door and go into your home. Your engine will still be running during this and the build-up of carbon monoxide will eventually seep into your home. Unfortunately, this type of scenario has happened [...]
5 Ways To Increase Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency
Gas reached $100 USD a barrel on February 24th, with the news that Russia had attacked Ukraine. And where oil prices rise, the cost of diesel and petrol will quickly follow. There is nothing we can do about the price of gas, however, we can offer some pointers on how to increase your car’s fuel efficiency. #1 Easy Does It [...]
7 Spring Car Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car on the Road
Warm weather, blooming flowers, and birds chirping can only mean spring is finally here. After a long winter and every hazard that comes with driving in it, now is a great time to take care of car maintenance in time for long summer road trips. A new season comes with specific challenges and concerns for vehicle owners, so it’s always [...]
Why Auto Refinishing After a Car Collision Is Important
The recovery after an auto collision can be painful and frustrating, not to mention that it takes time and money to fix your car’s damages. It helps if you take your car to a certified auto body shop as quickly as you can. If you don’t prioritize collision repair and refinishing your car this can cause more damage to your [...]
Eight Tips to Extend Your Car’s Life | Sudden Impact Auto
Cars can be pricey – and if you already have one that you love, you will likely want to make sure it is in the best condition possible for as long as you can and avoid the pitfalls of lack of maintenance. There are some things you can do to help extend your car’s life and keep it on the [...]
Why Is Wheel Alignment Important?
Your car’s wheels must be pointing straight and meet the road a the right angle. And, your tires must be centered in the wheel wells. Otherwise, when your wheels are not properly aligned, you risk encountering many problems while driving. Let’s learn about the importance of wheel alignment. The Importance Of Wheel Alignment There are four reasons why you need [...]
5 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Car Battery
The car battery is a critical component in starting and powering a car. It provides the electricity needed to get all of the car’s electrical components to work. However, like any other battery, they can’t last forever and they need to be replaced from time to time. The next are the 5 signs you need to replace your car battery. [...]
7 Benefits Of Using A Windshield Cover During Every Season
Living in Las Vegas gives us locals the chance to appreciate all weather conditions. We get it every season. From the scorching desert sun to the rare snowfall, we have it all. We are lucky. Whether you love a winter wonderland or the blazing sun, they represent extra hazards while out on the road and some unique car care challenges. [...]
3 Things You Have To Do When Your Car Breaks Down
Generally, most people think their car is pretty reliable. Even when cars have nagging issues, they usually take you from one place to another. However, although it is rare, cars can break down. One of the worst-case scenarios is when your car breaks down on the highway. With traffic all around you and your car suddenly stopping working, it can [...]
How To Deal With a Fender Bender
A fender bender is usually unexpected and sudden. They can happen where you least expect it. Let’s take a look at what a fender bender actually is and compare it to other car accidents before we continue. A fender bender is a minor crash between two motor vehicles. In many cases, these collisions do small damages to vehicles, such as [...]
Broken Tail Light? Here’s Why You Should Fix It ASAP
If you have a broken tail light, you need to replace it or repair it right away. This is because, if your tail light is broken, other drivers may have trouble seeing your car. This can increase your chances of getting involved in an accident. What To Do If You Have a Broken Tail Light If you notice your tail [...]
5 Signs You Need New Auto Body Paint
Most car owners go years without even thinking about getting new auto body paint for their cars. Many of them only get it after being involved in an accident and the car suffered dent damage. However, you don’t have to wait until your car’s paint is flaking and fading to get new auto body paint. There is no fast and [...]
What Is a Mass Airflow Sensor?
The MAF (mass airflow sensor) is a key part of the electronic fuel injection system in a vehicle. It’s located right between the engine’s intake manifold and the air filter. In some vehicles, the IAT (intake air temperature) sensor is built into the MAF. However, there are different types of airflow sensors and they all require different kinds of maintenance. [...]
What Is Power Steering System Repair?
Have you ever tried to drive a car without a power steering system? Well, you probably noticed how important it is for modern driving. The power steering system makes maneuvering your vehicle safer, easier, and more comfortable. It also allows you to swerve to avoid unexpected obstacles such as animals, pedestrians, etc. that are not paying attention. The power steering [...]
5 Common Auto Body Repair Shop Services
Auto body collision repair is a common request among Las Vegas vehicle owners. From full-on collisions to fender benders, unfortunately, accidents happen every day. They leave scratches and dents on cars, damaged panels, and scraping paint. You may be wonder what the common auto body repair shop services are. Generally, they involve damage repair of the following: Fenders Dents Paint [...]