Car Tips

Essential Items to Keep In Your Car

When we think of car safety, airbags and seatbelts spring to mind – and rightly so. However, we often overlook the smaller items that can go a long way to keeping things under control in an emergency situation. It doesn’t

Getting Your Vehicle Ready For Winter

Mechanical failure — an inconvenience anytime it occurs — can be deadly in the winter. Preventive maintenance is a must. Besides, a well-maintained vehicle is more enjoyable to drive, lasts longer, and could command a higher resale price. Some of

Getting Your Vehicle Ready For Summer

Summer’s heat, dust, and stop-and-go traffic, will take their toll on your vehicle. Add the effects of last winter, and you could be poised for a breakdown. You can lessen the odds of mechanical failure through periodic maintenance…Your vehicle should

What To Do If Your Car Overheats

Cars overheat most often in very hot weather. It’s rare with modern vehicles, but even a well-tuned automobile can overheat. If you find yourself in stop-and-go traffic or climbing a steep grade on an extremely hot day, and your dashboard

Top 10 Maintenance and Repair Tips For Your Car

Plenty of our customers have asked us what they can do to extend the life of their cars.  To help keep your car running at the peak performance our specialists have assembled a catalogue of the top 10 maintenance and

5 Tips For Long-Term Savings

Here are 5 quick tips you should remember when it comes to vehicles and long-term savings: Choose vehicles according to your need. For example, if you mostly drive in cities, a smaller hybrid might be right for you because they

General Car Maintenance Tips

Keeping your car well maintained is a great way to avoid costly repairs.  There are simple things you can do that will help maintain your car’s original performance. To keep your car running in tip-top shape, use these helpful tips:

Driving Tips That Improve Your Gas Mileage

In 2010, Americans traveled a total of 3 trillion miles—the equivalent of 6.5 million round-trips to the moon. Transportation accounts for 72% of U.S. oil use, mostly for gas. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to improve your gas mileage

Extreme Summer Heat Can Burn Up Car Batteries

Summer’s extreme temperatures can destroy a vehicle’s battery. The Car Care Council advises vehicle owners to have their cars’ batteries tested periodically and replaced, if necessary, to avoid being stranded. Excessive heat and overcharging shortens the life of a battery.

Keep Your Cool in Hot Summer Cars

When it’s hot outside, one of the last places you want to be is sitting in traffic without a properly functioning air conditioning (A/C) system. To help avoid this uncomfortable situation, the Car Care Council recommends having your A/C system