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Change In Fuel Mileage? Check Your Exhaust


When a motor starts to lack power, it can be a sign of a leaking exhaust system. A car’s engine has to work harder, which causes it to burn more fuel when the exhaust system is not performing correctly.

The exhaust system consists of the tailpipe, muffler, resonator, catalytic converter, and the exhaust manifold. All of these components work together to remove dangerous gases that build up in the engine. Leaks can occur over time because the system is contracting and expanding. These leaks can allow gases to build up in the car’s cabin. These gases are fatal…
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Warning Signs Your Brake Pedals Need Work

We watch many TV shows where brake lines are cut and suddenly the car won’t stop and it crashes. Although it may be just television, this can happen to your car if your brake pedals stop working correctly. If you have concerns about your brakes, stop at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. and have us take a look.

Several things may cause brake pedals to not function correctly such as bad calipers and cylinders, worn out master cylinder and damaged brake lines. However, air in the brake lines is the most common cause of brake pedal failure. If in…

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Is Your Timing Belt to Blame?

Today's cars operate with timing belts. The timing belt synchronizes the camshaft and the crankshaft making sure they are turning at the same rate. If the timing belt breaks, the engine will shut down immediately. The shutdown can cause extensive damage and expensive repairs. Inspecting the timing belt is important.

The owner’s manual will give a mileage range you should get the timing belt replaced in, for example, 80,000 to 90,000 miles. When it is time to replace the belt other parts of the engine usually are replaced at the same visit. Some signals of a…

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Stay on Top of Your Headlights

All of us here at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc know how busy and hectic life can be which is why when you are in need of service or maintenance for your vehicle, we will do everything we can to get you in and out in a timely fashion while providing you with optimal service. Your headlights are just one part of your vehicle that will be in need of some routine maintenance repairs over the course of owning your...

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Pairs Luxury with Versatile Powertrains

The Mercedes-Benz E-class series offers the refined luxury construction drivers expect in a Mercedes but with an added twist. The E-class series pairs sophistication with added functionality to allow drivers to experience the best of both luxury and enhanced performance benefits. The e300, e400, and e43 models come equipped with standard features ready to hit the road for drivers wanting an exciting driving experience.

 

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What Do You Know about the Move Over Laws?

Roadside workers have it hard enough being on the side of dangerous highways working, but alarmingly, 200 of these workers lose their lives to motorists who do not give them enough room to work on the side of the highway.

The National Traffic Incident Management Coalition reports hundreds are losing their lives because drivers simply do not know about the Move Over law in their state. Currently, all 50 states have such…

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Dim Headlights Can Cause Major Problems

Driving at night is already by default more dangerous than driving during the day. A lack of street lights, old and faded traffic lines, and nocturnal animals wandering the roads, all contribute to risky driving conditions. The only things between you and a total lack of sight are your vehicle's headlights. It is important that you ensure they are not only working but that they are bright and clearly visible. If you notice they are dimmer than they should be, you need to contact i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. to have your headlights replaced today.

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Using Our Online Scheduling System

Everyone has hectic lives these days with work, family and other responsibilities. Because of that, it can be nearly impossible to find the time to get your vehicle in for service. Calling on the phone can mean long wait times and not knowing whether times that are convenient for you are available. We here at i.g. Burton & Co. Inc. in Milford, DE have simplified things with an online scheduling system.

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Get More From Your Car With OEM Parts

With tons of vehicles on the road, there are nearly one thousand times as many parts of them, in total, than there are individual vehicles.

As someone once said, the sum of the parts is greater than its whole. This sentiment holds true when thinking about vehicles. Although every person is free to make his or her decisions, it’s almost never a good idea to compromise quality to save a marginal amount of money in the interim. Let’s look at Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts and their aftermarket counterparts.

 
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