With warmer weather on the horizon, now is the time you may want to consider having your vehicle’s AC system checked. There’s nothing worse than a hot, sticky, August day while driving on the highway, and no air conditioner to keep you and your vehicle occupants cool. (more…)
As automobiles have evolved over the years, so has the type of maintenance that is required to keep a vehicle functioning at its best. There will always be the core maintenance tasks that never change. For example, the periodic oil and filter changes, brake inspections, or tire rotations. But one maintenance function, the tune up, has changed alongside the mechanical and technology advances over the years.
In this month’s blog post, we look at the modern tune up for your vehicle. We discuss why they are important and what you should expect when you have your vehicle serviced with a tune up. (more…)
If you are the “weekend warrior” who typically likes to tackle new and challenging household jobs, then you understand the satisfaction of completing a difficult chore that is usually reserved for professionals. For those with that weekend warrior mentality, there are many small, simple, and quick tasks you can take on to maintain your vehicle as well. (more…)
Fall is here and so are changing driving conditions. While a good driver is always diligent about their driving safety, it is beneficial at this time of year to make sure you are focused on some key safety items. Unpredictable fall weather, the time change, and falling leaves can pose hazards to drivers so get a head start on your vehicle safety by reviewing our fall weather driving tips this month. (more…)
Summer is over and if you are a parent, you may be actively carpooling as your kids return to school. Or perhaps you have a college-aged child who is returning to school in his or her own vehicle. Regardless, it’s a good time to schedule maintenance of the household vehicles to ensure a safe and problem-free return to school. (more…)
Over the last few decades, manual transmission vehicles have become an endangered species. Drivers opt for ease and convenience of an automatic transmission over the perceived effort of driving a manual or stick transmission. Although the popularity of automatics has changed the driving experience, automatic transmissions are not immune from problems. (more…)