Tune Tech Downtown - Auto Care Podcast

Tune Tech Downtown - Auto Care Podcast


Latest Episodes

Boise Drivers – Protect Your Car’s Variable Valve Timing
March 02, 2020

Car engine variable valve timing systems need clean oil and regular maintenance to work properly. Dirty engine oil or the wrong type of oil can cause many symptoms like a check engine light, engine running rough or even a no start.

Ada and Canyon County Emissions Test TTD010
November 15, 2019

This episode is a review of emissions testing for Ada and Canyon Counties in Idaho. We discuss which vehicles are tested, and the process for electric and hybrid cars. Pat shares what to do if you fail the emissions test.

Auto Care Podcast Season One Final Episode TTD009
June 22, 2019

This is the last episode of the Auto Care Podcast for season one. It includes a brief summary of the topics covered in each podcast episode. Topics include foggy windows during winter driving, timing belt replacement, maintenance services,

Brake Noise Anti-lock Brakes and Traction Control TTD008
May 29, 2019

In this episode we wrap up the three part series on auto brakes. We’ll discuss brake noise, the importance of a good brake job, and give a quick introduction to Anti-lock brake and Traction Control systems.

Drivers Guide to Brake Fluid and Brake Warning Lights TTD007
May 05, 2019

In this episode we’ll continue the series on auto brakes. We will expand on brake fluid contamination and share more information about brake system warning lights.

Brake Inspections Save on Brake Repair Costs TTD006
April 18, 2019

Having brake inspections is important from a safety standpoint and they make financial sense. Failure to catch worn brake pads can double the cost of a brake job.

Managing Auto Repair and Maintenance TTD005
March 20, 2019

In this episode Dave speaks with David Read about his role as Service Manager at Tune Tech Downtown. They discuss David’s experience in the automotive industry, his duties in the office, and his best recommendation for auto owners to help minimize repa...

Car Repair and Maintenance Service Advisor TTD004
March 19, 2019

In this episode Dave speaks with Troy Miller about his work as Assistant Service Manager. They discuss Troy’s duties and his enjoyment of helping his customers. Troy has many years of experience working in the automotive industry,

Timing Belt Replacement Recommendations TTD003
March 19, 2019

Few failures can damage an engine as extensively as a timing belt failure. Timing belt replacement is one maintenance item you don’t want to miss.

Foggy Car Windows During Winter Driving TTD002
March 15, 2019

In this episode Pat and Dave present a condition we all experience in Boise Idaho, foggy windows during winter driving. We describe six causes of foggy windows. We share helpful tips that drivers can use to prevent poor visibility while driving.