• Automotive Tips from Ace Performance Automotive: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

    Monday 22 May 2017

    Repair or Replace? That’s a question GILBERT drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulders may not be able to be repaired. And sometimes there is internal damage revealed on inspection that indicates the tire should not be repaired. Run flat tires should not be... read more

  • Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Ace Performance Automotive in GILBERT

    Monday 15 May 2017

    With GILBERT gas prices being what they are, many of us in AZ are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. GILBERT area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in AZ. But there are things all GILBERT drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Ace Performance Automotive. These things make small s... read more

  • Busting Automotive Myths in GILBERT, AZ

    Sunday 07 May 2017

    Myths passed around our GILBERT, AZ community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedents to be virtually maintenance free and that anyone who says otherwise is out to rip you off. To get the truth about auto myths you hear around the GILBERT area, come over to Ace Performance Automot... read more

  • Professional Fuel System Cleaning

    Monday 01 May 2017

    Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to deliver the fuel with the correct pressure, spray pattern and volume.GILBERT drivers can buy fuel system cleaners that you pour into your gas tank to help maintain an already clean fuel system; however, th... read more

  • Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Ace Performance Automotive Really Save Gas?

    Monday 01 May 2017

    Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But GILBERT drivers don't always extend those good habits into the garage. Our vehicles need regular maintenance just like our rugs need vacuuming. We may not notice a difference in the feel or appearance of the vehicle, but just as cleaning a carpe... read more

  • What to Do In Case of an Accident

    Monday 01 May 2017

    If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around GILBERT, AZ, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in GILBERT, AZ:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident is considered a crime in AZ, even if it's not your fault. And hit-and-run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your dri... read more

  • Fuel Injector Cleaning at Ace Performance Automotive

    Monday 01 May 2017

    In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-injected vehicle driving down GILBERT roads.Most fuel injectors for gas engines are known in the GILBERT automotive community as port fuel injectors... read more

  • Tracking True in GILBERT: Wheel Alignment

    Monday 01 May 2017

    At Ace Performance Automotive, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Ace Performance Automotive alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires,steering and suspensionparts are inspected for problems. Then the alignment is charted and checked against the vehicle factory settings. Adjustments are made to bring the wheels back into alignment. This gets all fou... read more

  • Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

    Monday 01 May 2017

    No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to GILBERT residents and to fix the affected vehicles free of charge. The they try to contact all GILBERT residents who own that type of car so they can have it taken care of at their GILBERT service center. To find out if your... read more

  • E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Ace Performance Automotive

    Monday 01 May 2017

      Today at Ace Performance Automotive we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the GILBERT area. Some newer vehicle models are specifically built to run on E-85 – the rest are not. Does your vehicle use E-85 gasoline? Bring it down to Ace Performance Automotive at 1730 W... read more

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