Category: Maintenance

Five Auto Services You Shouldn’t Skip This Fall

October 12th, 2018 by

When the cool fall weather starts, it’s important to make sure that your car is prepared for the coming drop in temperature. Our Fall Car Care list highlights the different areas of your car that you should pay special attention to this month. Battery Varying temperatures can have a huge impact on your car’s batteries, especially

How to Prevent Rust In Your Fuel System

September 26th, 2018 by

Interior rust tends to go undetected, sneaking under the radar until it’s effects are detrimental. And a rusty fuel system, in particular, can hit you where it hurts– reducing your fuel efficiency and compromising your engine’s power until you can’t ignore it.  Below are the warning signs and prevention methods. The “Sputtering” Engine The hallmark

5 Ways to Prevent Rust in Your Exhaust System

September 25th, 2018 by

Most drivers have a hard time keeping their exhaust system from rusting. Your exhaust system gets attacked by moisture from both the inside and outside, which not only accelerates the rusting process but can cause permanent damage. The moisture is trapped by such things as mud, dirt, tar and other common types of particles that

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

September 20th, 2018 by

Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive. And determining just how long they’ll last depends on several factors.  From investing in good brakes to keeping your fluids up, these simple tricks and tips can help you maximize the life of your brakes,

Are Premium Oil Changes Worth It?

September 5th, 2018 by

Premium oil is a more costly alternative to conventional oil, but is there really any extra benefit behind the higher price? The answer is undoubtedly yes. In fact, synthetic oil has every advantage over its conventional counterpart in terms of value for its higher quality. It’s not just talk, every molecule of premium oil is

Why is there a bubble in my tire?

August 15th, 2018 by

A sidewall bubble, like the one shown above, is a bulge protruding from the sidewall of the tire. This happens when air is leaking from the inside of the tire into the carcass or body of the tire. Common Causes The majority of bubbles are caused by impact damage. The tire has a small patch