How to Get A Vehicle History Report For Free

If you’re shopping for a used car, you want to know what you’re getting yourself into. A number of companies sell vehicle history reports, to shed some light on the past of any given vehicle. Here’s what you need to know about getting a vehicle history report– and how you can get one for free.

4 Simple Reasons Your Check Engine Light Could Be On

An ominous, yellow check engine light on the dashboard is never a good sign. Usually, when a warning light comes on, you’ll want to get to the mechanic right away to figure out what’s going on but, on occasion, this light can be fixed with a simple walk around your car. Here are a few

Six Tips For Calling AAA

This article was originally published in December 2017. Getting stranded somewhere is never fun but, now that the winter weather is upon us, people tend to get stuck more often. If you’re a member of AAA, here are some tips you should know when calling for road service. Keep your card with you at all

Signs of Rust And What Causes Them

This article was originally published in March 2018. If your car has it, you’re probably not happy about it. Rust is one of the pesky but inevitable problems that comes with owning a vehicle.  Understanding the rusting process, the problematic areas, and the ways to address trouble are crucial to repairing rust before it’s a

When should I set my parking brake?

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 it every time you park. It’s Called The Parking Brake For A

How To Install A Key Fob Battery

If your key fob’s range has shrunk over time or your car is struggling to recognize its proximity, the key fob battery is probably struggling. If the buttons simply aren’t responding, it’s probably dead. You should only have to replace the battery every five years or so. And, thankfully, replacing the battery in your key

Programming A Garage Door Opener: A Step by Step Guide

Automatic door openers are a luxurious addition to any garage setup and, thankfully, programming a garage door opener is a doable DIY project. If you’re struggling to get your remote working, we have a few tips to help! Here’s how to program a garage door opener: Programming a garage door opener can be a tricky

Replacing Tires in Pairs: Where to Install Two New Tires

We always recommend installing new tires in sets of four—changing out a complete set will improve handling, comfort, and performance. If you prefer to replace tires in pairs, however, we can make that work—as long as they’re the same size as the tires already on your vehicle, and installed on the rear axle. Why the

What happens when a CV boot becomes damaged?

Each CV joint is covered by a rubber or plastic boot, known as a CV boot or drive axle boot. These boots are responsible for keeping the CV joints lubricated and preventing dirt and water from getting in. What happens when a CV boot becomes damaged? When a CV boot leaks, it can cause the