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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Keeping It Green: Why a Green Shop is Important to You

Keeping It Green: Why a Green Shop is Important to You

Welcome to the April blog! This month, we’re looking into why a Green Shop is vital to you as a consumer in Cincinnati and what it means to you and your children. Some of our older customers might not know what a Green Shop is, as it is a relatively new idea in an auto shop. We’re happy to explain what it means and how it affects your community as a whole! When working on cars that use fossil fuels, there’s no way to proceed without doing some damage to the environment. A Green Shop’s auto mechanics make essential strides to minimize its carbon footprint and protect the local environment.  Some of these actions include: Replaced aluminum or steel parts are appropriately recycled. Installing energy-efficient lighting Fluid recycling Our wintertime heaters recycle engine oil These kinds of measures help ensure that you can come to Avid Autowerx to get your car looked at, leave with a clear conscience, and know that care for the Cincinnati community wa ... read more

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What Causes Brake Rotors to Warp?

What Causes Brake Rotors to Warp?

Brake rotors are an important part of your vehicle; they spin with and stop the wheels when the brake pads fasten down on them. There is a lot of heat that the brake rotors withstand in the process of braking; the need to dissolve the heat in a quick manner is there so the brake pads can be pressed down again. The surface of the brake rotors can become uneven over time all due to the mass amount of heat… this is also known as warping. When your brake rotors warp it can cause the brakes on your vehicle to become jittery and they will be less effective. When you think of brake warping you should know it means there is an uneven surface that is caused by heat. There are several ways in which your brake rotors can be warped; they include: Your brake rotors can become glazed with material that comes from your brake pads. This can happen when the brake pads get extremely hot which can cause the pad material to rub off onto the brake rotors. This will cause the surface of your brake ... read more

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