Keep Up with Your Car

Time for a Change: Know When to Change Your Tires

September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Driving on worn out, thin tires is a big risk, but many people simply don’t know that they have a problem in the first place. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that drivers are three times more likely to be involved in an accident if their tires are underinflated (often due to worn tires) […]

What Is a Tune-Up These Days?

September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

You’ve probably heard about how important a car tune-up is, but do you really know what it consists of? Simply put, while there’s no concrete definition of a tune-up, and the services performed will vary depending on where you go, a tune-up is basically routine, proactive service on the vehicle’s most important component – the […]

10 Things to Look for in a Used Car Inspection

August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

While many individual sellers and previously-owned car dealerships are honest, and operate with ethics and integrity, there are others that are looking to pull the wool over your eyes when it comes to used car shopping. That’s why you should always have an inspection done on any used automobile you’re considering purchasing. Here’s a look […]

Road Trip Prep

August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before you pack up and head to your favorite spot, you need to make sure your vehicle is in tip-top shape. No one ever wants to experience car trouble, but it’s especially annoying and overwhelming when you’re away from home. Before you hit the road, use this checklist to prepare your car: Change your oil […]

Gas Saving Tips

July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gas prices have remained relatively stable over the past couple of years, but fueling up is still a major expense of owning a vehicle. Conserving gas is important for the environment, as well as for your pocketbook. There are several ways you can make your vehicle more fuel efficient. Here are some tips: Monitor your […]

Side of the Road Safety

July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Car trouble can happen without warning. When it occurs, quick thinking will help you protect yourself and your vehicle. You need to get off the roadway immediately to avoid creating a dangerous situation. Here are some things to consider when you have a car emergency or notice problems with your vehicle. Pull over! If you […]

Pack an Emergency Kit

July 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

No one ever expects to have car trouble. Even if you are meticulous about your regular vehicle maintenance, you could run into problems while driving your car. The important thing is to always be prepared for an emergency. A carefully curated emergency kit that you carry in your car at all times will ensure you […]

Do You Really need to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Three months or 3,000 miles – you probably already know that’s the general timeline on how often you should have your car’s oil changed. And while there may be some exceptions to the rule based on your vehicle type and the brand you drive, it’s also worth noting that this type of routine maintenance is […]

4 Signs You Need Brake Service or Brake Repair

August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Though brakes are one of the most important components of your vehicle, they’re also one of the most difficult to predict in terms of replacement. Most mechanics state that brake pads and rotors can last anywhere from 30,000 to 70,000 miles. Needless to say, that’s a pretty wide service range – so wide that many […]

What’s Involved in Servicing Your Car’s Air Conditioning?

July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

You don’t realize how much you appreciate air conditioning until you’re driving in 90-degree summer weather and expect an open window to provide sufficient comfort. That’s why it’s recommended that you don’t put off giving your car’s A/C system a tune up until summer arrives and you really need it. For most vehicles, a simple […]