Category Archives: Maintenance

Dearden Motor On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we’re going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Fillmore, Utah customers. Let’s start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That’s the device that makes electricity to power … Continue reading

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The Harm In Skipping An Oil Change For Fillmore Drivers

People in Fillmore have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you’re wondering: What are the key issues? Some new vehicle manufacturers in Fillmore are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have … Continue reading

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Hey Fillmore Drivers; What Is The Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Fillmore? Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears … Continue reading

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Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth In Delta

Your browser does not support video There’s a segment of the Delta population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the Utah area over time. Many Delta motorists think the root lies in the fact … Continue reading

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Serpentine Belt Service At Dearden Motor In Fillmore

If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in … Continue reading

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Economics of Maintenance For Fillmore Auto Owners

Buying a new car in Fillmore is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide? People … Continue reading

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Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we’ll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that “modern cars are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free”. Any good myth has some … Continue reading

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Keep Your Fillmore Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

This is something really amazing: For every gallon of gas your Fillmore car burns, it uses 12,000 gallons of air. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean. That’s like a hundred gallons of air … Continue reading

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Busting Automotive Myths In Fillmore Utah

Myths passed around our Fillmore Utah community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall … Continue reading

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Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people say, “What’s up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don’t break down.” While it is true that today’s cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic … Continue reading

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