Smoky Mountain H2O Sports on Douglas Lake

Smoky Mountain H2) offers more than 30 years of experience specializing in boat and wave-runner rentals with some of the most beautiful views of the Great Smoky Mountains. You can rest assured that between our customer service, boat valets, and a Read More

How often do I need to change the fuel filter on my auto?

The fuel filter replacement schedule varies per make and model of vehicle.  As a general maintenance schedule to avoid any fuel filter related problems, the fuel filter should be change every 20,000 to 40,000 miles. Smokey’s Auto Repair will take Read More

Will putting radial tires on an older car that came with bias-ply tires hurt its suspension?

Radial tires installed on an original bias-ply tire vehicle will not hurt its suspension.  The handling and ride characteristics of the vehicle may be changed depending on the quality of the replacement radial tires.

Ask the Automotive Expert-Sevier County Car Talk Experts

Please visit our Automotive FAQs for anwers to questions you may have about your automobile. We hope to offer sound advise as to how we can best service your vehicle.  Your safety is important to us!        Do Read More

Will it damage my engine if I continue to drive my car when the check engine light is on?

The check engine light indicates a malfunction of one of many monitored systems on a vehicle.  Damage to the engine can occur during normal operation if the warning is for a major malfunction.  To minimize repair costs, have the check Read More

Why are my brakes making noise?

Brake manufacturers install wear warning indicators on disc brake pads.  The result is a “squeal” while braking or driving the indicates replacement is necessary; Contact Us or Request to Schedule Service today by completing our service request form or by Read More

How often do I need to check the anti-freeze? Does it need to be changed?

Antifreeze should be checked and filled if necessary once before summer and once before winter.  Depending on the type of vehicle, antifreeze should be changed between 60,000 and 120,000 miles and again at manufacturer suggested intervals; Contact Us or Request Read More

How can you tell what size replacement tire is best?

Tire size replacement can best be determined by the manufacturer’s label inside the door of the vehicle.  If the label is missing, tire manufacturers make size recommendations and any suggested changes available; Contact Us or Request to Schedule Service today Read More

How Often Do I really need my oil changed?

You should have your oil changed every 3000 – 8000 miles depending on the age and type of vehicle.   Traditionally, the older the vehicle and the higher the miles, it becomes more beneficial to change the oil more frequently to Read More