We’ve all heard the advice about letting your vehicle warm up before you drive in cold weather. But is this a necessary precaution or outdated advice?
Slick roads. Frigid temps. Ice-covered windshields. All these winter conditions tend to make existing vehicle problems even worse. Even those minor auto issues that seem to be just a nuisance in warmer months, can turn life-threaten in harsher weather.
Your vehicle is a big investment. Don’t let just anyone work on it. Get to know your auto service professional. Here are some questions to get you started.
The things parents need to worry about seem never ending. So this post is not to give you something else to worry about, but to offer suggestions on how to get kids involved in caring for your vehicle. What follows are some of the best practices in car care that we’ve gathered over the years,
Ever heard an unusual sound or felt a strange shaking in your vehicle, yet when you take it in to have it inspected, you find yourself having a hard time explaining your concern? There’s a cool new app on the market that measures and then provides a report on the quality of your car or
My dad spent his weekends in the driveway with his car. He took hours to wash every nook and cranny, inside and out, before he spent even more time carefully drying it with a super soft cloth. And he didn’t stop there. Dad tested his tire pressure on a regular basis. He even changed his
There are two types of vehicles. Ones whose windshields or wiper blades need serviced to improve visibility, and those that will soon need serviced.
It’s already happening. Potholes are starting to pop up all over our streets. No matter how hard you try to avoid them, sometimes it just can’t be helped. What do you do if you are ill-fated enough to run over one of those unfortunate things? Here’s a quick checklist to keep on hand.
Every time you press your gas pedal, you control not only the fuel, but also the air that passes through your filter and enters your engine. Yet, you would be surprised at the number of people that think air filters are no big deal and don’t need proper preventative maintenance.
We talk a lot about the importance of changing your oil on a regular basis. It’s one of the most important preventative maintenance steps you can take for your vehicle. Generally, you should change your oil every three months, or every 3,000 miles. But be aware that this recommendation can differ based on your vehicle,