When vehicle headlights are made, the manufacturer applies a coating over the polycarbonate plastic lenses to protect them. This coating is very effective in protecting the headlight. However, after years of assault from dirt, ultraviolet rays, road debris, and acid rain, the original coating wears down. When this happens, the polycarbonate plastic is exposed
- November 10, 2016
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- In Fall Tips
Fall is an important season for your car or truck’s preventative maintenance. Taking time to pay attention to vehicle needs in autumn can make a big difference when the weather turns cold and icy. Here are seven areas to look into now to prepare for later.
- August 1, 2016
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- In Fall Tips
Weren’t you just picking Cheerios off the floor and suffering through the greatest pain known to humankind, aka, stepping on Legos with bare feet? It hardly seems possible that the little toddler once running around and making a mess everywhere could be ready for college. If you’re stuck in too much denial about your baby
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
Ever wondered if there is a standard, short answer to how often to change your tires? Unfortunately, that answer is, no. Tire life expectancy depends on your driving habits, vehicle and tires. Your goal should be to replace tires before the tread gets too worn down. Those tire grooves are designed to let water escape
It’s a light that none of us want to see. You get into your car, ready to start your day, and the check engine light goes on. Despite any inclination you may have to ignore it, we can tell you from experience that it’s better to bring your car in for maintenance sooner than later.
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.
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,