ENGINE MAINTENANCE

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ENGINE MAINTENANCE

Your engine is one of, if not the most important major component of your car. Without it working in good order, it's impossible for you to go anywhere. If it runs inefficiently, you may face a whole host of problems that can be avoided with relatively simple maintenance. At Sloan's Automotive we provide all of the expertise and parts needed to keep your engine running happily and at peak efficiency.




Oil Changes
One of the simplest ways to determine the condition of your engine is to examine the oil that drains out during an oil change. The oil circulates through much of your engine, so it's a great way to determine the overall health of your car's power plant. Ideally, we want your oil to be darker than when it went in with uniform viscosity and no solid particles. Solid particles are a major concern because they mean that something inside the engine, be it a seal or anything else, is breaking apart. Engines contain a lot of finely balanced mechanisms with only a few micrometers of space for moving parts to clear each other. Any solid particles moving through your engine can cause a massive amount of damage very quickly. At Sloan's Automotive we perform expert analysis on your oil to make sure that everything is working perfectly within your engine's internals, and we carry the best oils to replace that fluid in your vehicle.


Engine Coolant
Another simple item that can save your engine untold misery, is the coolant fluid, which keeps everything running at the correct temperature. The many moving parts inside your engine, as well as the explosions taking place within its combustion chambers, generate a significant amount of heat. As with any machine, your engine has temperature tolerances at which it happily operates. Once those tolerances are exceeded, things can start to go wrong. A common side effect of overheating can be radiator failure. The water that cools the engine becomes heated and pressurizes the radiator past a safe level causing the scalding water to spray out. This dangerous problem can be avoided with the engine coolants used by Sloan's Automotive.


Filters
To work efficiently, your car's engine needs the ingredients for combustion to be delivered in the purest form possible. To this end your engine contains a number of filters which keep everything nice and clean. Sloan's Automotive's engine thorough maintenance keeps checks on your air, oil, and fuel filters, replacing them as needed to keep your car running at its highest efficiency.


Fuel Injector Cleaning
Working alongside your spark plugs are the injectors that shoot a precise amount of fuel into the combustion chamber. Over time these injectors can become clogged with contaminants from fuel. Sloan's Automotive carries a line of specially developed injector cleaning solutions which open the injector tubing back up and get your car back to making the most power that it can.


Accessory Belts
Engine accessories such as the alternator and air conditioning compressor rely on belts that take power from the engine to run them. Over time, these belts can become frayed and damaged. If your alternator belt snaps, for example, your engine won't be able to generate the electricity it needs to charge the battery and keep itself running. Sloan's Automotive can keep a close eye on the health of your accessory belts and ensure that all your engine's pulleys are lined up perfectly to allow for the maximum amount of use from your belts.


Fuel Injection
Fuel injection is a system for admitting fuel into an engine. Since 1990, fuel injectors have completely replaced carburetors as the primary means of getting gasoline into the engine. A fuel injector atomizes the fuel by forcibly pumping it through a small nozzle (under high pressure). Failure of the fuel injection system means poor performance and ultimately destroys the engine. Make sure your vehicle's fuel injection system is maintained properly. For all your fuel injection maintenance and replacement needs, call 407-228-7889 or visit Sloan's Automotive today.

Ignition
An ignition system is a system for igniting (using an electric spark) a mixture of fuel and air in a gasoline engine. A properly working ignition system means a properly starting engine and high performance from your car. For all your ignition system maintenance and replacement needs, call or visit Sloan's Automotive today.

Ignition Wires & Cables
Ignition cables also known as spark plug wires are an important part of your car's ignition system. They transfer the spark from the ignition coil to spark plugs that ignite the mixture of fuel and air. The mixture starts the engine. Over time, ignition wires and cables get weak and break down. This makes it impossible for the spark to reach the engine cylinders. This results in the engine misfiring. The car will eventually fail to start. If it does start, it will run poorly. Common symptoms of faulty ignition cables and wires are: poor gas mileage, engine misfires, engine light is on, and engine may vibrate. If your car needs new ignition cables and wires, call or visit Sloan's Automotive in Orlando, FL 32806. Here, you will have the wires and cables changed by a top-rated mechanic.

Spark Plugs
A spark plug delivers electric current to the combustion chamber from the ignition system. Spark plugs that haven't been changed for a long time can cause ignition problems. At Sloan's Automotive, we have automotive experts who will check and replace your spark plugs. For all your spark plug repair or replacement needs, call 407-228-7889 or visit Sloan's Automotive today.

Oil, Lube, and Filter
To keep running smoothly, your car highly relies on oil, lube, and oil filters. Oil helps in lubricating, cooling, and cleaning the internal engine components. With time, motor oil becomes contaminated. Your car needs an oil, lube, and filter change every three months (or 3,000 miles). When it is time for a lube, oil, or filter change, take your vehicle to Sloan's Automotive in Orlando, FL 32806.

Check Engine Light
No one likes to see their car's "Check Engine" light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At Sloan's Automotive, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call at 407-228-7889 or stop by the shop for our expert assistance.

Whether you're in need of simple oil service, or more significant engine maintenance, call Sloan's Automotive at 407-228-7889 to learn how we can help you get back on the road quickly!

What People Say About Us


  • -Erich S.

    My entire family has been HUGE fans for the better part of 20 years! Great service and people! Highly recommend!!!!!


  • -Amy N.

    Always honest and friendly. Quality work and great results! Would recommend to everyone.


  • -David M.

    Always friendly, knowledgeable, and fair. Best service in town. I LOVE that they give back to the community.


  • -Kris H.

    I love these guys! They take care of you and always have smiles on their faces. The expertise of their work, the timeliness of the work done and the trust is important to me and they accomplish all of that. Thanks to Kenny, Will, Jim and Terry and those whose names I don't know but do an awesome job!


  • -Maureen T.

    The work needed is presented with upfront and honest information. They diagnosed issues specific to the problems I went in for, nothing more. Also seems like a trusted neighborhood resource for a lot of DIYers who couldn't complete work in their driveway. Trustworthy.


  • -Peter B.

    Excellent service. I was calling for an inspection on a vehicle 2000 miles away. It?s a first car for my son and they made me comfortable that everything was in good working order and a safe vehicle. Kind good people- highly recommended!


  • -Misty S.

    I came here to Sloan's to get my car looked at. I'm beyond impressed! Will, the gentleman who was at the counter treated me with the greatest costumer service. He was friendly, knowledgeable and funny! Their bathroom was unbelievably clean and smelled great! Very woman friendly! I recommend Sloan's to everyone needing their car fixed!


  • -Allen K.

    I have been using these guys now for almost 10 years. Just when you think they have done their best for you they step it up again. On the way to sell my van it breaks down. the sale hangs in the balance. Call Kenny and in 6 hours its towed repaired and ready to go. He stayed late on his time to fix it. Where you going get that service? Nowhere but here. Thank you guys. Can't say enough. My Shop for auto repair. 10+.


  • -Alfredo B.

    Great service, honest and do a great job communicating with you on progress of your vehicle. I like getting a copy of the diagnostic sent to me through text via a link.


  • -Anthony C.

    Great place to get a car serviced. The office area was nice and welcoming. Every encounter I had with an employee was a great experience. Honest and reliable work. I really appreciate their hospitality.


  • -Lora K.

    The shop is always clean, Prices are reasonable, Staff is always pleasant -- would highly recommend!


  • -Mark S.

    Always honest and prices are fair. They quickly fixed an A/C issue that two other garages and the dealer couldn't figure out. They get all my work and my referrals.


  • -Alex R.

    Fair, transparent, friendly, efficient, accommodating. All words not commonly associated with mechanics, Sloan's embodies them. It's always a pleasure to see Jim, and this shop is always busy (a good sign)! Last time I went for a diagnostic and oil change, I grabbed a bite next door at the Fillin' station. Done in an hour.


  • -Drachecka B.

    Friendly, helpful & reasonably priced. I would recommend to family, friends & associates.


  • -Lisa S.

    Very honest and trustworthy. Was upfront about a potentially costly repair, but when an easier route worked out, they let me know and I ended up with a much cheaper option. Very happy with their service and communication. I'd use these mechanics again in a heartbeat.


  • -Robert K.

    Professional and certified. Quality shop to take your vehicle to, especially if you plan to keep it long term. They assess problems especially well and discuss all solutions with you ahead of time. Highly recommend!


  • -Melanie J.

    Excellent Service! Very Reliable & Knowledgeable Team! Will recommend Sloan's Automotive to ALL my family and friends! Thank you :)


  • -Mark C.

    First time customer with an immediate and unscheduled vehicle problem. I initially chatted online with Sloan?s, and from then on received excellent treatment, clear communication, and successful repairs were completed by COB the following day. Diagnosis was first sent to me via email, with a follow up call. Necessary work was identified, with other less critical issues deferred for another day. At checkout, the charges were exactly as specified in the initial conversation, and the vehicle has performed very well since. Sloan?s earned more business from my four-car family with this engagement.


  • -Alejandro E.

    Highly recommended! Responsible, honest people and high quality service, I can safely say you will not be let down. If Kenny or Jim or anyone at Sloan's sees this please give a big hug to Ann from Raquel and me! We're in New Orleans now and the car has had no issues at all. Thanks to all the team!


  • -Erich S.

    My entire family has been HUGE fans for the better part of 20 years! Great service and people! Highly recommend!!!!!

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