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Your Winter Service Checklist

November 29th, 2018 by

It’s that time of year again! The cold is here, snow is coming, and your car needs a tune-up before holiday travel starts. Here are a few things to make sure your mechanic checks when you go in for service: Antifreeze and Radiator Make sure your antifreeze is topped off and ready to go with

What Causes Control Arm Wear?

November 28th, 2018 by

Control arms and bushings are critical components of your suspension system. Working together, they allow your tires to move up and down in a smooth, controlled motion. Without them, most rides would be extremely rough and uncomfortable. Control Arms Control arms connect the wheel hubs and steering knuckles to the frame of the vehicle. They

Your 2019 Bright Night’s Survival Guide

November 22nd, 2018 by

“Bright Nights at Forest Park” is a favorite New England past time, with nearly three miles of holiday light displays. This year Bright Night’s is open from November 21, 2018, to January 1, 2019 (closed November 26 and 27), with operating hours of  5:00 PM to 9:00 PM from Sunday through Thursday, and 5:00 PM

The Ultimate Guide to Car Travel With Pups

November 15th, 2018 by

Traveling with dogs can be a hassle, especially in the car. With the holidays coming and travel plans inevitable, we’ve scoured the web to create the ultimate guide for canine car travel. Start with training. Just like teaching a dog to sit or roll over, dogs can be taught to ride in a car. According

Is it safe to drive if my transmission lines are leaking?

November 13th, 2018 by

Transmission fluid is a crucial part of your engine. The fluid helps to both get rid of heat from the engines internal parts and activate gear changes. In most cases, it’s probably not dangerous to drive your car if it’s leaking transmission fluid. But, running your car with little to no transmission fluid can cause

Do I need to change my cabin air filter?

November 6th, 2018 by

Your cabin air filter probably isn’t top of mind when you think about regular maintenance. But this part plays an important role in keeping debris from entering the vehicle’s cabin. What is a cabin air filter? As its name suggests, the cabin air filter is what keeps vehicle’s cabin clean. As air comes in to

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

November 2nd, 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. In our last article, we talked about how to tell if your brakes are leaking but there are countless ways to prevent this from