Because of the colder temperatures that are now hitting most parts of the country, you may find that your vehicle is a little noisier and more sluggish than usual. You will likely find that it’s time for an oil change service! You may think that even though you don’t notice any other car problems, it […]

Knowing the proper vehicle maintenance items recommended by the manufacturer is the first step in keeping your car operating stronger and longer than normal. You may be wondering just what are the basic car maintenance items needed for your vehicle? The first place to look is in your owner’s manual. This little book (you should […]

Do you know what it means when your wheels are out of alignment? To put it simply, it means that your tires are pointing in a different direction from the steering wheel. It’s like a toddler wearing shoes on the wrong feet—very awkward and uncomfortable! Misalignment problems are more damaging than some drivers realize. If […]

The car battery is the most underrated but essential piece of equipment your car needs to be able to drive down the street. It is an energy storage device that relies on a chemical reaction to produce enough electricity to operate the starter motor, ignition, and fuel system. Once the motor is running, the alternator […]

Do you know what kind of automotive service is recommended for your vehicle for optimal performance and driving safety? You may get anxious thinking about what kind of automotive service might be needed when it is required and how much the service will cost. You may also be concerned about whether or not you can […]

Winter has arrived on the scene. If you haven’t already taken care of the basic car service, it isn’t too late. Ask your car repair technician about what kind of maintenance is needed so that you know you are driving as safely as possible in snowy and icy road conditions. Have a thorough inspection performed […]

The performance and longevity of your vehicle are primarily dependent on the type of fuel in its tank. Over time, you may notice that your car isn’t performing the way it once did, even though you’ve been using the highest fuel grade recommended by your vehicle’s manufacturer. Why is that, and how often should you […]

Do you start to panic when you rush out the door to work and your car won’t start? You may be worried about how you know your car battery is bad or if there is some other problem lurking under the hood. Understanding the basics of car batteries might help you figure out if your […]

Before we are in the middle of winter and all of its hazards, give a little attention to your vehicle with a tune-up. Schedule a diagnostic service at your auto shop. This should include an inspection of the engine, an analysis of the overall performance of your vehicle, and possibly some needed adjustments to critical […]