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How to Pay for Unexpected Auto Repairs

July 28th, 2020 by

How to Plan and Pay for Car Costs For most people, purchasing a vehicle is one of the most significant investments they will ever make. To protect that purchase and prevent any unnecessary expenses, routine auto maintenance is needed. Some auto repair services can be quite costly, and paying for them isn’t always easy. While

Common Signs You Need Brake Repair

May 29th, 2020 by

When to Visit the Pros Brakes are the most critical safety features that a car has. A properly functioning brake system helps you reach a complete stop and ensures the safety of other drivers on the road. However, over time, several parts within a vehicle’s brake system can eventually wear down and require brake repair.

Combustion Conjunction: Gas vs Diesel Engine

February 19th, 2020 by

What’s The Difference? America has long taken advantage of the power behind internal combustion engines (ICE). Using both gasoline and diesel as fuel, cars, trucks, and SUVs choose people wherever they want to go. However, we at Total Performance in Tacoma understand that not everyone knows what makes diesel engines unique when compared to their

Understanding Your Vehicle’s Alternator

February 12th, 2020 by

The Component that Keeps The Lights On Are you in need of an alternator repair, or are you unsure if your battery is the cause of your engine trouble? Total Performance in Tacoma, Washington, specializes in diagnostics and repairs for your vehicle. However, while they will happily fix your car, it is useful to understand

Understanding Why a Good Suspension Matters

February 5th, 2020 by

How To Achieve A Smooth Consistent Ride in Your Vehicle Tacoma, Washington, is known for many things, from classic cars to natural beauty. Therefore, if you want to be a part of the city, it is necessary to keep your vehicle running and in good condition. As any technician at Total Performance will tell you,

Prepare Your Vehicle for the Winter

October 2nd, 2019 by

Get Ready for Seattle’s Rainy Season Winter is just around the corner in the Pacific Northwest, and now is the time to prepare your vehicle for cold, harsh weather, and slippery roads. Whether you’ve lived in an area with harsh winters all your life or you’ve just moved from a warm climate to the area,