Yost Auto Service, Wichita, KS

1818 E 2nd St N, Wichita, KS 67214

(316) 264-8482

Yost Auto Service Car Care News and Information: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are a steep purchase so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Wichita car owners. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch of tire tread […]

Yost Auto Service Auto Maintenance Videos: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to Wichita motorists for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Wichita auto owners should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. If you live in Kansas […]

Yost Auto Service Car Care Advice for Wichita Motorists: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining ideal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. The service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replaced together. A worn tensioner prevents the accessories from spinning properly, leading to […]

Yost Auto Service News and Videos for Wichita: Air Conditioning Inspection

Most automobile manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components. Environmental laws in some areas require leaks to be corrected before refrigerant can be added. Also some parts manufacturers require other components to be replaced along with certain failed […]

Yost Auto Service Smart Car Care Videos: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Wichita auto owners can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Yost Auto Service can help maintain your battery. Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from using […]

Vehicle Maintenance Videos by Yost Auto Service: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at best speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not completely recharge while you’re driving and you […]

Yost Auto Service Car Care Advice for Wichita Motorists: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the automobile pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Wichita motorists that their wheels may be out of alignment. When doing an alignment inspection, the tech will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspension and steering parts for signs of wear or […]