WHAT THE HECK IS A…Caliper?

To know what the heck a caliper IS, we must first explore what the heck a caliper IS NOT. A caliper is not: An insect that spins a cocoon and undergoes metamorphosis to turn into a butterfly A purring orange cat The phrase that a lumberjack yells out when a tree is about to fall

WHAT THE HECK IS…Camber?

To know what the heck camber IS, we must first explore what the heck it IS NOT. Camber is not: A cold piece of filming technology Casper the Friendly Ghost’s twin brother The chemical reaction that happens when you put Mentos in Diet Coke A dissolving tablet that is designed to shorten the length of

WHAT THE HECK IS A…Catalytic Converter?

To know what the heck a catalytic converter IS, we must first explore what the heck a catalytic converter IS NOT. A catalytic converter is not: An experimental tool only used at NASA A musical instrument that converts cat meows into beautiful melodies The thing that Doc Brown uses in the Back to The Future series

One Hundred Degrees of Separation

I’d like you to close your eyes and go on a journey with me. *cue harp music* Well, I guess you can’t actually close your eyes AND go on a journey with me, because you can’t read with your eyes closed…*a record scratches and the harp music stops* Take 2: I’d like you to pretend

Forever Young: An Interview

The average lifespan of a vehicle has grown in recent years. 100,000 miles used to mean it was time to start looking for another vehicle. Now, because of new technologies and an increase in quality of materials, vehicles are lasting an average of up to 150-160,000 miles. However, there are some vehicles that have been

Vacation: All I Ever Wanted

  Summer is here! School is out, the sun is shining, and out-of-town destinations call out for people to visit them. As a result, many people will decide to go on a road trip for vacation. If you have chosen to go on a summer road adventure to beat the heat, enjoy the heat, or

Nice to Meet You!

Look at our pretty shop! WHO ARE WE, WHAT DO WE DO, AND WHY DO WE DO IT? Hello, world wide web! My name is Ben, and I will be your guide in this journey we call “Automotive Maintenance.” I’m a graduate of Harding University located in the thriving (not really) town of Searcy, Arkansas.

Chad Miller Auto Care featured in Ratchet+Wrench

We are excited to announce that Chad Miller Auto Care was recently featured in the Shop View section of the December 2015 Ratchet+Wrench magazine. The article talks a little about our history and how we came to be, along with some other great things. So…….Click on the link and check it out! http://www.ratchetandwrench.com/RatchetWrench/December-2015/Chad-Miller-Auto-Care/

Shout out from Johnny Shirtsleeve!

Check out this video shout-out from our friend Johnny Shortsleeve! Johnny is on a mission to bring “Good Vibes and High Fives” to the world! We here at Chad Miller Auto Care think that the world could use more positive people like Johnny and we are proud to support his cause. Johnny believes that the

Hyundai / Kia clicking noise in steering column

Many Hyundai and Kia vehicle owners are noticing a clicking noise when turning their steering wheel. This could be caused by the deterioration of this small flexible coupler located in the steering column. The good news is you don’t need to have the entire steering column or intermediate shaft replaced as most people think.  This