The auto mechanics, service advisors, and rest of the Brookside "66" Service team offer old-school service to families throughout Kansas City and Brookside. We strive to continue to stay on the cutting-edge of the ever-evolving automotive industry. We encourage you to take a look at our blog posts. That's where we post engaging, entertaining, and educational posts about auto repair and preventative maintenance.

Yearly Archives: 2024

Gasoline vs. Diesel Engines: Choosing the Right Powerhouse for Your Ride

Gasoline vs. Diesel Engines: Choosing the Right Powerhouse for Your Ride

Photo by FourFour On Unsplash Gasoline vs. Diesel Engines: Choosing the Right Powerhouse for Your Ride Picture yourself standing at the automotive crossroads, choosing between a fiery gasoline engine and a sturdy diesel powerhouse, each with a distinct personality. You tend to get confused about making the right decision, but this blog will guide you through making the perfect choice for your smooth dive experience.   This piece explores the clash of raw power and efficiency, guiding you to your ideal driving companion.    Let's get to it! Gasoline Engines: The Spirited Sprinters If your car is your trusty steed for daily commutes and occasional road trips, a gasoline engine might be your perfect match. Gasoline engines are renowned for their quick acceleration and smooth performance. Picture zippin ... read more

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Brake FAQs: Understanding the Heart of Your Car's Safety System

Brake FAQs: Understanding the Heart of Your Car's Safety System

Photo by Benjamin Brunner On Unsplash  Brake FAQs: Understanding the Heart of Your Car's Safety System As your go-to auto shop in Kansas City, MO, we're here to unravel the mysteries behind your car's safety system. In this edition of our blog, we're diving into the vital topic of brakes, the often unsung heroes that keep you safe on the road. Understanding the Basics Before we get into the nitty-gritty, let's talk about the importance of brakes. They're not just about stopping your vehicle; they're about preserving lives, preventing accidents, and ensuring you can confidently navigate the roads. At Brookside "66" Service, your safety is our priority, and that's why we're breaking down Brake FAQs for you. FAQ 1: How Do Brakes Work? Imagine your car as a well-orchestrated symphony, and the brakes are ... read more

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Winter Car Maintenance FAQs: Keeping Your Vehicle Safe in Midwest Winters

Winter Car Maintenance FAQs: Keeping Your Vehicle Safe in Midwest Winters

Photo by Justin Snyder On Unsplash   Winter Car Maintenance FAQs: Keeping Your Vehicle Safe in Midwest Winters As an auto tech expert at Brookside "66" Service in Kansas City, Missouri, I want to emphasize the importance of winter car maintenance in the Midwest. The combination of cold temperatures, occasional snowfall, and icy roads makes it crucial to ensure your vehicle is in its best condition.    Switching to winter tires, maintaining proper tire pressure, adopting efficient warm-up procedures, and avoiding common mistakes like using hot water for de-icing are all key to a safe and trouble-free winter driving experience.     In this blog, we'll address some of the most frequently ... read more

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