Drive Longer Distances. Check Your Battery! | Bastrop, TX | Rush Automotive

Problems With Your Battery Get a Battery Check Batteries have their life span. When a vehicle is not driven consistently, the battery may lose its charge and stop performing. The heat inside your engine and hot and cold climates will also deteriorate a vehicle’s battery. Under the hood, you will notice an isolated cool spot […]

The Seven Types of Suspensions | Bastrop, TX | Rush Automotive

Seven Types of Suspensions Suspension for Race Cars and Buses A suspension consists of springs, shocks, struts, clamps, wishbones, dampers, and links. These suspension parts take a pounding to provide vehicles with stabilization and a smooth ride. The first type of suspension system is a fully dependent suspension. The wheels on either side of an […]

How To Protect Your Diesel Engine | Bastrop, TX | Rush Automotive

Diesel Engines The Workhorse of America Diesel engines are an innovation in transportation. These stallions work by burning fuel inside the engine without the use of a spark plug. Diesel engines use high compression to ignite the fuel in their cylinders. Diesel engines usually have more torque than gasoline-powered vehicles, so they can produce more […]

Periodic and Preventive Maintenance | Bastrop, TX | Rush Automotive

Preventative Maintenance for Your Car Keep It Like New To avoid unnecessary auto repairs and produce car longevity, take the time to look over your automobile. The simple things we do on a consistent day-to-day basis can greatly impact our safety and happiness. Checking our tires, lights, wipers, hoses, batteries, and brakes can make all […]

Get Suspension Checks | Round Rock, TX | Rush Automotive

Periodic Suspension Checks Eliminate Expensive Repairs Bumpy roads and potholes are two road hazards that can make your suspension suffer. A periodic suspension check program with a regularly scheduled wheel alignment will minimize suspension repair troubles before they escalate into expensive repairs. suspensionRush Automotive in Round Rock, TX, can help you manage your maintenance program […]

Rush Hour Traffic Alerts | Round Rock, TX | Rush Automotive

The Brake System: Three Main Components Removing the Wheels A brake system inspection usually includes analyzing or inspecting the brake pedal, brake fluid, brake lines, brake assemblies which can be disc or drum brakes, and the parking brake to ensure operational safety and compliance with state laws. When the brake pedal is inspected, three components […]

Defensive Driving Saves Drivers Money | Round Rock, TX | Rush Automotive

Defensive Driving Saves Drivers Money Cruise to Better MPG Controlling the throttle saves fuel and boosts miles per gallon. We recommend drivers avoid driving with a heavy foot when they use the accelerator. Another fuel-saving option is using cruise control. If your vehicle has it, use it. The vehicle’s computer delivers the correct fuel to […]

Live Your Brake Life and Saves Lives |Leander, TX | Rush Automotive

How to Extend the Life of Your Brakes Keep Texas and Yourself Safe Good brakes are a necessity. They prevent your vehicle from smashing into other vehicles and stationary objects. Rush Automotive recommends reducing your speed and following distances to extend your brake life. Avoiding hard braking will add miles to your bake. This defensive […]

Green with Envy | Round Rock, TX | Rush Automotive

Diesel vs. Gas Work vs. Play Diesel and gas engines have a few similarities, and that’s where the comparative difference stops! Both are combustible engines. Both engines have pistons and a crankshaft to move the vehicle. The defining differential factor is how fuel ignites inside the engine. Diesel engines do not use spark plugs. The […]

Pop the Hood and Turn on Your Wipers! | Leander, TX | Rush Automotive

Simple Preventative Maintenance Monitor Your Vehicle Simple preventive maintenance checks can monitor your vehicle’s most obvious points of interest to avoid being stranded, not stopping correctly, or having the check engine light (CEL) appear on your dashboard. A daily walkaround is a great way to notice any changes in your vehicle. You will notice new […]