Get your college student (and their car!) ready for school.

 August is slipping away faster than you’d think. Do you have a child getting ready to take their vehicle back to college with them? With so many other things to worry about, it’s easy to forget to make sure that they are prepared to care for their car and that their car is in great

Is it time for new brakes?

Brakes are vital to your safety when driving your car. Neglecting your brake system’s warning signs can cause increased repair costs or worse, no brakes at all.   There are several signs that let you know that it’s time to bring your car into a repair shop for brakes. The most obvious on is a

How old is your brake fluid?

Brake fluid is often topped off when the brake system is serviced, but not everyone knows that most vehicles today require the brake fluid to be flushed and completely changed every 2-3 years or 30,000 miles. Check your owner’s manual for the manufacturer’s recommended schedule for your vehicle.   “But I’m not having any problems,

August is Brake Safety Awareness Month.

Your brakes are the most important safety system in your vehicle. When was the last time you had a brake inspection or had them replaced? Is your brake warning light on? Does your car pull to one side when braking? Do your brakes make grinding noises or squeal? Do your brakes feel spongy or vibrate

My check engine light is on. Now what?

Uh oh, the check engine light has come on. Now what?   A check engine light indicator requires immediate diagnostics. The issue could be anything from a loose gas cap to a bad spark plug or faulty catalytic converter.   But a good diagnosis costs money and takes time. You may have seen ads for