How do I know if I need a new fuel filter?

May 17th, 2018 by

The fuel filter is a part that creates a lot of enthusiasm from car lovers but it’s an essential component of every vehicle. The filter protects your fuel pump and injectors from dirt, paint chips, and other debris that finds its way into your fuel tank, and helps ensure that your car is achieving the

How to Change a Broken Headlight

May 15th, 2018 by

According to the Mass DMV, driving without two functioning headlights isn’t just dangerous– it’s illegal. A headlight replacement is fairly easy to do yourself if you know how. In this article and we’ll walk you through the process: Identify Your Bulb Type It’s very important to identify both the correct bulb type and wattage when

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part Three

May 11th, 2018 by

Now that we’ve reviewed the pre-season maintenance, let’s talk about the first ride. The springtime debut of your bike is an exciting experience, but there are a few things to keep in mind: Plan Your Route Before you hit the road, it’s important to plan your route. Figure out where you want to go and

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part Two

May 9th, 2018 by

With spring officially here, it’s time to bring those bikes out of hibernation! In our last article, we reviewed some basic preseason maintenance but we’re not done yet. Don’t forget to check these things before you hit the road: Oil If you changed the oil and filter before laying your bike up, you’ve probably got

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part One

May 7th, 2018 by

For most people in the US, motorcycling is a seasonal activity. As the days get shorter and colder (and snowier), many bikes get laid up for the winter months. But with spring officially here, it’s time to bring those bikes out of hibernation. Here are a few things you should check before you hit the

Four Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to See Your Mechanic

May 4th, 2018 by

If you notice your vehicle running differently than it normally does, you should take it in right away or get assistance immediately. Here are a few common indicators you should call your mechanic right away: 1. Flashing Check Engine Light This one should be obvious. A normal illuminated check engine light is not a cause

Common Signs of Rust And What Causes Them

May 2nd, 2018 by

Rust: if your car has it, you’re probably not happy about it. But, when left unchecked, a rust spot can quickly grow until it causes a structural problem. In many states, a car with rust holes in the body won’t pass inspection, regardless where the spots are located or how serious they are. For these