Your car is filled with “normal-wear” items like tires and belts. These components are designed to wear out over time. Brakes fall into this category as well. With use, they will eventually wear out and you’ll need to have them replaced. It’s just a... 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.
“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.
In a perfect world, all four tires would wear out at the same time and everyone would be able to afford a whole set of tires all at once. Unfortunately, most times things just do not work out that way. Sometimes you may just have to... 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.
Did you know that not all tires are the same and not all vehicles require the same amount of pressure? It's true. If you are unsure what your tire pressure should be – rest easy – you are not alone. It is a subject that... Read More.