Category: Auto Repair

Ignite engine performance with a spark plug check

July 31st, 2019 by

That little engine part called the spark plug performs a huge job in delivering a vehicle’s power, performance, dependability and fuel efficiency and should be replaced periodically. “Spark plugs are one of the hardest working parts of a vehicle. A spark plug can fire 400 times per minute per cylinder or 1,600 times a minute

Repair or replace? Do the math!

July 18th, 2018 by

For most people, their car is their second largest investment next to their home. How do you get the best return on your investment? By keeping your car through the ‘Cinderella Era’, the period of time after it’s paid off when your car is still in great shape and needs only modest repairs. Budgeting for

Watch out for those potholes!

February 14th, 2018 by

A childhood memory is having the wind knocked out when you fell off a swing in mid-air, or your friend laughingly slid off their end of the seesaw when they were down and you were up. POW! That’s the kind of jolt your car feels when one wheel hits a pothole at 40 mph.  

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

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