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When should I set my parking break?

August 16th, 2018 by

Most people think you only need to use your parking brake (also called the emergency brake) when parking on a hill or if your car has a manual transmission but this is incorrect. In this article, we’ll talk about why you should use your parking brake every time you park. It’s Called The Parking Brake

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

Why is my car’s batttery terminal coroded?

August 13th, 2018 by

No matter what kind of car or battery you have, your terminals can become corroded over time making them poor conductors of electricity. While corrosion will not make your battery catch on fire it can weaken or cut off it’s connection to the engine, causing rough or failed starts. In the first of this two-part

Everything You Need to Know About Tune Ups

August 5th, 2018 by

Just like you should make frequent visits to your doctor for your health, your car needs regular check ups at the auto shop. Tune ups are like annual physicals for your car’s engine to take a look at the important parts that keep it moving everyday. If you are unsure about how a tune up