Foreign Car Repair

  • Are oil changes getting more expensive?

    oil being put into the car

    At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, it’s important to us that you see the value in the work we do. Over the course of the past decade, depending on what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it may seem like oil changes have gotten more expensive, and there’s a lot of differentiation in pricing at different locations. What’s going on?

  • Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

    close up of a transmission in a car

    So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
  • Different Types of Automotive Headlights

    headlight on on vehicle

    Every car, truck, van, and SUV on the road today has headlights. However, you've probably noticed an increase in different types of headlights in more recent years - gone are the days where every vehicle on the road had the same bulb. Here is some information on headlights, from Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA.

  • Do I really need new oxygen sensors?

    Oxygen Sensor

    At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.

  • Don't Forget a Coolant Flush!

    hand screwing lid off of coolant

    At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, it’s important to us that your car, truck, or SUV is ready for any condition. Coolant flushes are an important part of getting your vehicle ready for winter - here’s why.

  • Flat tire? Here’s what to do

    changing a tire

    If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

  • How do you jump start your car?

    jumper cables being held by person in front of car

    If you drive a luxury or performance vehicle, you’re an owner of a reliable machine. Still, occasionally problems do arise. On vehicles like these, with so many electronics, a dead battery is a common issue. At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive we want to keep our customers informed, here’s how to jump-start your vehicle safely. 

  • Is it time to replace your engine?

    At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, we know it isn’t always easy deciding what to do next when it comes to major engine repairs. Fortunately, that’s what we’re here for - to help you make the best decision for your situation.

  • Make Your Radiator Go The Extra Mile

    hand holding radiator in front of car with hood up

    Since the first automobiles, there have been radiators. Every liquid-cooled engine on the road has, and has always needed, a radiator; without it, the engine would overheat in no time, causing catastrophic engine failure. While the efficiency of radiators, the materials they’re made out of, and the shape and size of them have changed over time, radiators haven’t actually changed much over the last century or so. At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive we know that even though radiators generally last a long time, they do occasionally fail. When your radiator is malfunctioning you can trust our technicians to repair yours and get you back on the road. 

  • Transmissions - the key to better fuel economy

    automatic transmission

    There have been a lot of technological advancements, and breakthroughs in efficiency to make modern cars, trucks, and SUVs so much more fuel-efficient than their counterparts. While engine design certainly plays a huge role, automatic transmissions have come a long way as well, contributing greatly to the gas mileage of your vehicle. From Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, here are some ways transmissions have changed to meet the demands of fuel efficiency.

  • When was the last time you changed your oil?

    Oil going into a funnel in a car

    At Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive in Galt, CA, our priority is keeping your car or SUV in the best possible condition, for as long as possible. If you drive a BMW, Audi, Porsche, Subaru, Land Rover, or other luxury or performance vehicle, you want to keep it going strong for years to come. A huge part of that is keeping up with oil changes.

Performance Muffler Brake & Automotive

10391 Live Oak Ave
Galt, CA 95632

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