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Mileage Milestones for Belt Replacement

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-Belt Replacement V-belts act as a transmission belt. It connects to pulleys and transmits the force from the engine to the […]

Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Your Next Alignment Service

Alignments are one of the services that are easy to skip—many drivers don’t notice how poor their vehicle’s alignment is, and how necessary this service is, until there’s a serious problem. When should I bring my car in for an alignment? An alignment service is important to do when: You notice uneven tire wear. You […]

Important Manufacturer Milestones: 30/60/90/120K Mile Services

  Recommended maintenance may not seem like a big deal, especially if your car seems to be running fine. But it’s not something vehicle owners should ignore. Over time and distance, parts will naturally wear and break, as most aren’t meant to last for the duration of the car’s lifetime. Knowing the typical lifespan of […]

Fall Maintenance Guide

With cold weather right around the corner, it’s time to make sure your car is ready. Fall means wet leaves on the road, shorter days, and slippery driving conditions. Here are a few tips to help you get ready for the change of seasons: Headlights As the days get shorter, it’s important to make sure […]

Important Manufacturer Milestones: 30/60/90/120K Mile Services

  Recommended maintenance may not seem like a big deal, especially if your car seems to be running fine. But it’s not something vehicle owners should ignore. Over time and distance, parts will naturally wear and break, as most aren’t meant to last for the duration of the car’s lifetime. Knowing the typical lifespan of […]

Back to School Car Maintenance Checklist

In the last minute hussle to buy pens, pencils, and dorm supplies, one thing is often forgotten: the car. For college students especially, back-to-school car maintenance is critical. With a few weeks left before school starts, now’s the perfect time to get your car checked out and get any necessary repairs. Here’s your back-to-school car […]

Taking Care of Business: Preventative Maintenance Planning

By Kate Bergeron (July 18th, 2017) Most people only see the mechanic when there’s a problem. They only stop by when they hear a noise, when something feels off, or, worse, when they break down. Unplanned, reactive maintenance is costly and can be avoided with simple planning. Preventative maintenance extends car life, ensures your ride […]