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Your 2022 Winter Service Vehicle Checklist

It’s that time of year again— time for winter service! The cold is here, storms are coming, and your car needs a tune-up before the snow piles up. Here are a few things to make sure your mechanic checks when you go in for your next service appointment: Antifreeze and Radiator When you come in […]

How to Make Your Windshield Wiper Last

They may not seem like a critical part of your vehicle, but good windshield wipers are a key safety feature. Wiper blades deteriorate over time due to many environmental factors such as sun, moisture, oil from cleaners and waxes, airborne dirt, and other debris. Poor wiper blades cause poor visibility in already precarious weather conditions, […]

How to Get the Best Deal on a Used Car

If you’re thinking of buying a new car, pre-owned vehicles are a great option to consider especially with the new car shortages spurred by ongoing chip and inventory shortages. When it comes to used cars there are so many options and variations, pros and cons to each model— it can be hard to know if […]

Four Things Every First-Time Car Owner Should Know

We get a lot of questions in the shop about what to do after buying a car, from how to register a car with the DMV to what kind of gas is best for the engine. Buying a new (or new to you) car can involve some costly maintenance mistakes if you don’t do your […]

The Most Common Summer Car Repairs During the Summer

Summer days have a lot of our customers itching to explore. With the mid-summer slump coming and flight prices sky high, it’s time to plan a road trip! Before you hit the highway, we always recommend scheduling a tune-up. Here are some of the most common summer car repairs you can avoid with a quick […]

Do I need to use premium gas?

With gas prices on the rise, it’s important to consider how your car-related expenses will change. One of the biggest expenses of owning a car is fueling— and if your car takes premium gas, that can be a big disappointment. Premium gas can cost significantly more than regular gas depending on where you live, and […]

The Complete Guide to Summer Travel With Pups

With the summer in full swing and vacations coming up, some of your pups will be coming along for the ride—  but traveling with dogs can be a hassle, especially in the car. With that in mind, we’ve created the ultimate guide for canine car travel so you can make the most of any road […]

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