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What Makes Headlights Cloudy?

What Makes Headlights Cloudy?

What Makes Headlights Cloudy? Driving at night can be dangerous in itself due to the limited visibility that some roads or places you may be are. But, you don't want your headlights to be an added reason to why you might be having visibility issues. When headlights turn cloudy and yellow, it's primarily caused by the deterioration of the UV layer.  Good thing at American Import Auto, Inc., we are here to keep you safe and fix those visibility issues! We partner with our BG Product reps and present you with the BG Headlight Restoration Sealant. This little miracle in a box completely took away our clients Jeep Wrangler headlights fogginess and scratchiness!  Each vehicle is made differently, and the headlight restoration process is timely and meticulous in the prep process. We want to ensure you that here, you have skilled technicians working on the restoration for you and are taking the necessary steps in order to come out with an immaculat ... read more

Why Does My Car Smell Like Burning Oil?

Why Does My Car Smell Like Burning Oil?

Why Does My Car Smell Like Burning Oil?    Oil, a major component to your vehicle, and often times can be leaking from those compartments that holds it. A guest of ours recently came into our shop with the complaint of a "hot smell". Our technician Tony informed me that the term "hot smell" usually always refers to the smell that stems from an oil leak, where the oil is dripping onto another component in the vehicle and burning essentially. In this case, the oil leak was coming from a bad Valve Cover Gasket. Oil leaking from or around the engine can be potentially dangerous. You could significantly damage your engine if you let an oil leak go. You want to avoid fire hazards, but also, future expensive repairs.  He found this leak upon doing a thorough visual inspection, oil residue found coming out of the Valve Cover Gasket.    What Tony found was the oil that was l ... read more

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