We’ve seen a surprising number of vehicles arriving at our centers with low, or no, engine oil.It’s our mission to help drivers get the most out of their vehicles by ensuring those vehicles run better and last longer. So, this is a concern.It’s important... Read More.
Every once-in-a-while, we hear from a customer who’s been led to believe that maintenance services must be performed by a dealership to maintain a vehicle’s warranty. That’s simply not true.You can maintain your warranty with oil changes and other preventive maintenance at your local... Read More.
Rather than have your busy schedule interrupted with an unexpected flat tire, a smart vehicle owner will take a little extra time to take care of any necessary problems with tires before heavy travel season arrives. Schedule a tire service at your nearby Car Care... Read More.
After their home, people's most precious possession is their car. Some drivers are indifferent towards cars and regard them as a mode of transport only, but these people are very rare. Most car owners invest a lot of themselves in their car and in... Read More.
Most drivers like to think that they are good drivers; safe, respectful and in compliance with the rules of the road. But there are a lot of bad habits ingrained in drivers that are quite common and hardly given a second thought – until... Read More.
When you step on the accelerator, you expect your car to move forward or backward. The same principle applies when you step on the brake pedal--does your car come to a quick and complete stop? From brake pads to rotors, brake lines to hoses,... Read More.
If you've just returned home after a long road trip, you may want to have your wheel balancing or wheel alignment checked. Especially if you notice your car has started pulling to one side. Loss of the proper wheel alignment or wheel balancing is... Read More.
Getting regular oil changes is the best and easiest way you can extend the life of your car and save yourself from the inconvenience of breakdowns and repairs. As part of routine maintenance, oil changes are essential to keep your vehicle running smoothly and... Read More.
Octane. You see the word every time you visit the gas station but what does it mean? Octane ratings measure fuel's ability to resist engine knock. Engine knock is caused by fuel being ignited by something other than the spark plug.
This article originally appeared in the Castrol Blog.Waxing your car does wonders to protect your car's surface from pollution and the elements. You don't have to wax every time you wash your car - a couple of times a year should suffice. If the... Read More.