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Tire Rotation: A Neglected Necessity

Tire Rotation: A Neglected Necessity

October 19, 2020

Every automotive professional recommends you periodically rotate your tires so they wear evenly and last longer, but is it necessary? It seems as if some motorists do not think so. Tire rotation is one of the more neglected routine maintenance items. Rotating your tires as part of your regularly scheduled vehicle maintenance has many benefits. […]

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Extended Oil Change Intervals: What You Could Be Missing

Extended Oil Change Intervals: What You Could Be Missing

October 8, 2019

Does your manufacturer recommend that your vehicle goes 5- 7,000 miles or more between oil changes? In our last post, we discussed the importance of using the correct oil and filter. In this post we address this reality: Longer oil change mileage intervals mean fewer visits to the shop and fewer opportunities to have your […]

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Transmission Service: What You Need to Know

Transmission Service: What You Need to Know

August 19, 2019

Life gets hectic, and it’s hard to slow down to perform mundane tasks that take them away from other obligations. However, postponing certain tasks comes with a heavy price tag. A perfect example is servicing and maintaining a car. Owning a vehicle has responsibilities and neglecting them means more hassles, and lost time and money […]

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How to Save Money and the Planet, One Mile at a Time

How to Save Money and the Planet, One Mile at a Time

June 27, 2019

Most everyone who is looking to buy a new car or maintaining a used one is concerned with fuel economy. Fuel economy, when measured in gallons, is a function of how far one gallon of fuel will get you down the road. Typically stated in terms of city miles, highway miles, and combined miles, the […]

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Your Vehicle Needs A Physical!

Your Vehicle Needs A Physical!

February 6, 2019

The importance of vehicle inspection cannot be overstated. The common idea has always been to have your oil changed every 3,000 miles.  Lately, different services have begun to recommended oil change intervals at increasing rates beyond 3,000 miles all the way up to 5,000 miles. So what does this mean? It means fewer service visits […]

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Cool Car Gadgets: Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Cool Car Gadgets: Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

December 3, 2018

These items could be ideal gifts for the automotive enthusiast—or family chauffeur—in your life. (You could also give yourself a present.) Your car isn’t just a set of wheels. It’s a way to show off your personality. If you’re looking to jazz it up with options to help you drive more safely or make your […]

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What Noise is My Car Making and What Does it Mean?

What Noise is My Car Making and What Does it Mean?

November 5, 2018

Today’s modern vehicle is known for its ability to hum quietly along, so when a new noise starts, you’ll probably notice this right away. However, you may not know what it means. Discover what these seven distinct noises could mean to your vehicle’s health. Download full PDF info graphic here.

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Changing Seasons Signal Time to Check the Health of Your Vehicle’s Headlights

Changing Seasons Signal Time to Check the Health of Your Vehicle’s Headlights

October 22, 2018

With the inevitable shorter days coming with the changing seasons, you’ll be depending more on your headlights. That means they need to be working properly; so it’s time to focus on headlight maintenance. You may find you need to clean or replace your headlights if they aren’t working optimally to ensure you can see the […]

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Preventive Maintenance Tips for Fall Car Care Month

Preventive Maintenance Tips for Fall Car Care Month

October 8, 2018

As the source of information for the “Be Car Care Aware” consumer education campaign, the Car Care Council is dedicated to promoting the benefits of regular vehicle care, upkeep, and repair to vehicle owners. And with October—the official Fall Car Care Month—already in full swing, a proactive approach to preventive maintenance while temperatures are still […]

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Mighty Auto Parts’ Tips for Fall Car Care Month

Mighty Auto Parts’ Tips for Fall Car Care Month

October 1, 2018

It’s all in the name, and with the fall season now in full swing, changes are a-coming—falling leaves, falling rain, falling temperatures, and eventually, falling snow. Officially designated as Fall Car Care Month, “October is the ideal time to give your car some extra attention before harsh winter weather arrives. Taking a little time for […]

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