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Summer is in full swing, so now is the perfect time to inspect your vehicle's fluid levels. A quick check in your owner's manual will tell you the recommended interval for oil changes. Maintaining the proper level of all your vehicle's fluids during the hot summer months is an excellent step in prolonging your car's life and performance. You can check your engine oil and...

There's nothing more unsettling than driving to work with your car shaking. It can be hard on the nerves not knowing if it is a major problem (therefore expensive) or not. There are 6 common reasons outlined below that may pinpoint if faulty brakes, loose engine mounts, or something else is causing your car shaking. Early Warning Sign: Steering Wheel Your steering wheel is not just a...

In this 4-part blog series, we have explored how auto maintenance applies to the safety and performance of our vehicles. The suspension, wheel alignment, and auto tires comprise the three parts of the auto stability triangle. In this final installment, I will show how vital auto tire maintenance is for vehicle safety. I will explain tread depth, tire pressure, and tire balancing. Additionally, we will...

Welcome to part 3 of the auto stability triangle blog series. The suspension, wheel alignment, and tires are the three sides of the auto stability triangle. In this blog, we will concentrate on wheel alignment. Below I will explain what wheel alignment is and how it contributes to auto stability. Additionally, I’ll discuss common symptoms of misalignment (like car shaking & tire wear) and suggest...

The suspension, tires, and wheel alignment are the three legs found in the auto stability triangle. In this blog, we will focus on suspension. Your vehicle’s suspension does several things: It improves the ride quality, supports the vehicle’s weight on the chassis, and keeps all the tires in contact with the ground. Keep reading to find out how shocks & struts, springs, and an anti-sway...

As car owners, we need to have a good grasp of basic auto maintenance. In addition, we should know how auto maintenance applies to the safety and performance of our vehicles. In this blog, I will discuss the auto stability triangle and how it affects different systems in your car. The suspension, tires, and wheel alignment are the three legs of the auto stability triangle....

Is your car prepared for a roadside emergency? Do you have an adequate winter car kit packed and easily accessible in your vehicle? Is your spare tire in good shape? If not, read these winter survival tips, so you know what to do to prepare yourself and your car for winter driving.   Be Prepared For A Roadside Emergency With a Winter Car Kit Traveling in winter requires nerves...

Today’s vehicles use a lot of sophisticated technology in their engine designs to provide both more power and fewer emissions. Utilizing the more efficient fuel injection system over the outdated carbureted system helps achieve this balance. This fuel delivery system is more efficient and provides many benefits for your vehicle. Still, it needs regular maintenance to operate successfully. Common symptoms that your automobile needs fuel...

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for autumn. Bring on the chilly nights, the hats, gloves, and scarves, because I can’t wait. I love working outside in the coolness of fall. Raking up leaves and drinking hot cider around the fire pit makes me feel great. Want to make your car feel great too? Here’s a great Autumn Car Care Tip that...

It’s just about that time of year again. Students are making lists and buying supplies to be ready for the start of the fall semester. Whether you go to college in town, or across the country, make sure your vehicle is up to the task. Routine auto maintenance should never be skipped or overlooked, no matter how busy your schedule gets. Here are some back-to-school...