Category: Tips From The Pros

Two Dangers of a Dirty Air Filter

May 23rd, 2019 by

Your air filters play a big part in how your entire engine functions. Here’s why you should keep them clean: 1. Waste will corrode your engine. The air filter’s main use is to clean bugs bits, dirt, allergens, and other debris from the air before it gets into the car. But, as the air filter

How to Make Your Wipers Last This Spring

May 15th, 2019 by

They may not seem like a critical part of your vehicle, but good windshield wipers are a key safety feature of your car. Poorly maintained wiper blades will cause poor visibility in precarious weather conditions, which can be especially dangerous during a spring downpour. Here are a few things you can do to keep your

Six Tips For Calling AAA

May 10th, 2019 by

Getting stranded somewhere is never fun and, with the summer heat coming, it cane be even more dangerous. If you’re a member of AAA, here are some tips you should know when calling for road service. Keep your card on you at all times The great part about many motorclubs is that membership isn’t attached

Pre-season Motorcycle Maintenance Tips | Part Three

April 19th, 2019 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

April 17th, 2019 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

April 15th, 2019 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

Is your car’s AC broken? This could be why.

April 13th, 2019 by

Now that warmer weather is finally in sight, it’s time to start thinking about AC maintenance. The AC compressor is one of the most important parts of your car’s air conditioning system. But, like any other component on a vehicle, it will eventually need to be replaced. The compressor is responsible for pressurizing and distributing

3 Ways to Prevent Rust on Your Vehicle

March 25th, 2019 by

As a car owner, fighting rust is a constant battle. Rust eats away at the surrounding metal and, over time, can cause major cosmetic and mechanical damage to your vehicle. It not only looks unsightly but reduces the value when selling the vehicle or using it as a trade-in to purchase a new car.  Once a