If you haven’t used your vehicle’s air conditioning system all winter, now is the time to get it checked out before you actually need it in summer. Don’t wait till the 80-degree weather rolls in, because when it does and you have no AC,... Read More.
Yes, the heat in our brutal summer months can also drain your vehicle battery. We often think winter is the season when batteries go dead but excessive heat and overcharging shorten the life of a battery. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, and that... Read More.
A pothole can be your car’s worst enemy. These holes or pits on a road’s surface can seriously damage a vehicle’s ride control system.If you do drive over a pothole, have your car’s shocks or struts checked to make sure they aren’t damaged.Shocks and... Read More.
Remembering to keep up with your car’s scheduled maintenance can be difficult, especially because every car is different. When should your oil, coolant, spark plugs or air filters be changed? When should you have your timing belt, brakes and transmission serviced? All of this... Read More.
Spring is finally here. It's time to prepare for the warm, sunny days ahead by giving your vehicle a thorough cleaning and inspection. An exterior car wash is a great way to start, but don’t stop there. Follow these tips to ensure you’re ready for spring... Read More.
“Pay now or pay later” may be an annoying cliche, but it really is true when it comes to maintaining your vehicle. If you don’t handle routine vehicle maintenance issues today, you are most definitely going to have something to pay down the road, and it will... Read More.
Vehicle manufacturers make much of the fact that their products come equipped with extended-life spark plugs that can maintain a precise gap for 100,000 miles. However, before you wait that long to replace them, you should bear in mind that spark plugs that hit... Read More.
When you take a vehicle on the road it is very important for both safety and reliability that it functions properly. This includes having the engine running, the transmission switching gears and the brakes clearly responding. Being able to stop your car in a... Read More.
Like tires, batteries are not cheap. So, it's important to do all you can to get the most battery life possible. How Long Does a Car Battery Last? Nobody likes to be stranded with a dead car battery. Whenever I get stuck, the first thing I... Read More.