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Four Signs It’s Time to See the Mechanic

May 28th, 2019 by

Even the most reliable cars malfunction from time to time. And, in those moments, drivers face the ominous question, “Do I need to see the mechanic?” If your vehicle running differently than it normally does, you should always take it in to get a diagnosis. Here are a few common indicators you should call your mechanic

What Fleet Service Can Do For You

May 24th, 2019 by

Why Your Business Needs Fleet Management If you own a business that relies on a fleet of vehicles to keep things running smoothly, you know how much goes into maintaining cars and keeping them fit for the road. There are oil changes, wheel alignments, tire rotations, and so much more to worry about! And each

Mileage Milestones for Belt Replacement

May 20th, 2019 by

Wondering when to replace the belts under your hood? Common signs of wear can be hard to see if you’re not a trained mechanic. Here are a few mileage milestones to look for: Auto V-Belts V-belts act as a transmission belt. It connects to pulleys and transmits the force from the engine to the ancillary components

Do I need to change my cabin air filter?

May 16th, 2019 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 the vehicle’s cabin clean. As air comes into

Is it time to replace your shocks and struts?

May 9th, 2019 by

On many vehicles, the shocks and struts are susceptible to wear over time, especially here in New England where the winter potholes can really put your suspension to the test. The timeline for shock and strut maintenance will vary depending on what you drive and what your everyday driving conditions are like. Drivers should always

An inside look at summer blend fuel– and how it affects your wallet

May 6th, 2019 by

As most drivers know, gas prices often go up during the summer months starting around Memorial Day. Summer travel creates an increase in demand, refineries have to undergo spring maintenance which limits production, and natural disasters like hurricanes can disrupt international distribution chains. But gasoline sold during the summer is also chemically different than gas

How to Change a Broken Headlight

May 1st, 2019 by

Driving without two functioning headlights isn’t just dangerous– it’s illegal. Thankfully, 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 First, it’s important to identify both the correct bulb type and wattage so you buy a replacement.