Category: Maintenance

It’s COLD Outside. Check Your Tire Pressure!

January 3rd, 2018 by

When was the last time your checked your tire pressure? Did you know that this extreme cold we’ve been experiencing for the last couple of weeks can drastically alter your tire pressure? You may have noticed your TPMS light go on periodically. If this is the case, your tires are probably underinflated even if it

Check It Twice: Your Holiday Travel Checklist

December 1st, 2017 by

Are you ready for your holiday travels? Chances are your plans will involve traveling in the dark or the snow. Don’t get stuck in the cold. Get your vehicle ready for winter weather now. Restock your emergency supplies. Every vehicle should have a well-stocked emergency kit. Ensure you have a flashlight, a first aid kit,

Preventive Maintenance: Maximizing Your Investment

October 24th, 2017 by

  What do cars with 200K or more miles often have in common? Owners who followed the recommended service schedule.   A well maintained vehicle is more dependable, safer, more fuel efficient, less polluting, and more valuable. Your vehicle is a big investment. Performing regular scheduled maintenance is the best way to get the most

Vehicle Lights: See and Be Seen

October 11th, 2017 by

  The days are steadily growing shorter. Soon either your morning or evening commute could be in the dark. You rely on the lights on your vehicle to provide nighttime visibility, signal to other drivers that you are turning, stopping, or reversing, and allow you to monitor your gauges. Your safety depends being able to

How to: Detail Your Car at Summer’s End

September 27th, 2017 by

Have summer trips left your car looking a little worse for wear? Keeping your car clean isn’t purely for comfort and aesthetics. Regular detailing will keep rust at bay and make your interior last longer, extending your vehicle’s life and protecting its value. Right after the weather extremes of summer and winter are perfect times

How long can your car last? As long as you want!

August 23rd, 2017 by

With proper care and use, a vehicle can outlive generations of owners. According to the Car Care Council, other than a major accident just about the only reason for a vehicle to go to the recycling yard is neglect. Alarming fact: every 20 minutes Americans dump enough cars into junkyards to form a stack as

Is it time for new brakes?

August 9th, 2017 by

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