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.
Is your vehicle running sluggishly or lacking acceleration? It might be time for a fuel system cleaning. When it comes to fuel, it’s all about flow! Every time you press the gas pedal, you control how much fuel and air goes into the engine. The pedal tells the throttle valve how much air to let
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,
All of that ice, salt and slush can really do a number on your vehicle. That’s why we recommend giving your car or truck some extra attention in spring. Now’s the time to repair the damage winter did to everything from your underbody to your wiper blades.
Ahhh, Spring Break! That annual opportunity to enjoy warmer temps and a much-needed break from the daily grind. It also means millions of additional drivers hitting the roads. In fact, Orbitz estimates that in 2015, 55% of college students planned to travel for Spring Break. Of those students travelling, nearly 50% intended to drive.
Vehicle maintenance is easy to neglect. Daily life gets busy and time seems to fly. By the time you know it, it’s been 5 months since your vehicle has seen any maintenance. If you struggle to keep up with your regular maintenance schedule, you are not alone. In a recent study done by the Car
There is nothing more important than properly working brakes on your vehicle. Safety is paramount out on the road, and properly working brakes are key to avoid dangerous situations. Here are the signs your vehicle will make when your vehicle is suffering through some brake issues and may need a brake inspection. If you see,
Are you noticing a drop in your miles per gallon? Are you finding yourself at the gas station more often than ever before? If so, then your vehicle is in need of an MPG Maintenance Boost! It’s possible to gain back MPG. Here is a list of the most common culprits that hurt your MPG.
Our nose can tell us a lot about a situation. It’s particularly helpful when cooking and cleaning, or sensing dangerous gases and fumes. The nose is also a vital assistant when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Have you ever experienced a weird car smell? Something like burnt rubber, sweet syrup, or rotten eggs in and around
Winter keeps on going and so do our tips for your vehicle. Winter is a serious downer in the world of motor vehicles. Inclement, cold weather can put a serious damper on the vital parts of your vehicle. Here is a list of helpful ways to keep your vehicle in check this winter.