Preventive Maintenance

Don’t Slip Up: 5 Steps to Prepare Your Car for Winter

November 27, 2020

Before you know it, your car’s going to be at risk of slipping, sliding, and other common wintery issues. Is your car ready for the challenges of the winter season? Being proactive about winter car preparation can help keep you and your loved ones safer on the road. Take these 5 steps to prepare your […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Your Vehicle Fluids

November 16, 2020

Just like you, your car requires regular, preventive care to stay healthy. What’s one of the easiest things you can do to ensure your vehicle runs smoothly? Having your fluids checked and changed when required. Did you know most automotive repair facilities where you have service done will check your vehicle’s fluids between visits for […]

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5 Ways to Get Customers to Stay On Schedule with Their Vehicle Maintenance

September 8, 2020

“What do you mean, ‘scheduled maintenance’? My car’s running just fine.” If you’ve ever felt the urge to tear your hair out when a customer says something like that, you’re not alone. People spend big bucks to buy sporty new cars or road-dominating pickups. Yet when it comes to servicing that vehicle, many balk because […]

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How Changing Seasons Affects Your Vehicle’s Tires

June 15, 2020

Proper tire maintenance keeps you safe and your vehicle performing at its best. Checking tire pressure is one of the most important, yet commonly overlooked inspection procedures. Consider the fact that air pressure is responsible for supporting the weight of a car, not the tires themselves. Manufacturer’s tire pressure specifications are designed to ensure peak […]

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6 Things to Have Your Technician Check to Keep Your Vehicle’s AC In Tip Top Shape

June 4, 2020

Despite these complicated times, Summer is still on its way in. Schools have let out, and travelers are hitting America’s highways and byways in their cars and RV’s in order to obtain some sense of normalcy for their families. Depending on your geographic location, treks through and to many U.S. destinations can involve some extreme […]

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Put a Stop to Brake Trouble Before School Starts

August 1, 2019

A properly operating brake system is critical to safe vehicle operation and control under a variety of conditions. Brake Safety Awareness Month is the ideal time to stop and make sure your brakes are working properly before the new school year and colder temperatures arrive. “When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is […]

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Mighty: Maintain to Retain!

July 15, 2019

Cars are a tremendous investment. Not only do they provide transportation from one destination to another, but they also symbolize freedom, a means to go wherever the road takes you. When an owner purchases a car, it typically comes with a warranty based on mileage and months. The purpose of the warranty is to protect […]

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The Motorist’s Super 7 Air Conditioning Checklist

May 29, 2019

Hours spent in a hot, stifling vehicle can spoil a weekend getaway or vacation. Conducting a periodic under-hood inspection may help you spot air conditioning problems before they spoil your trip. Here’s what to look for: Note: Always be extremely careful any time you’re under the hood while the engine is running. Stay away from […]

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Don’t Let Car Maintenance Terrify You this Halloween

October 30, 2018

Running out of candy on Halloween night is a scary thought! However, do you know what is even spookier? Neglecting to prioritize proper car maintenance throughout the fall months. Heading into winter, it’s of ghastly importance to be proactive in preparing your car’s battery, brakes, headlights, tires, and windshield wipers for the sometimes-frightening harsh weather […]

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Exploding the 3000-Mile Oil Change Myth

September 28, 2016

If you ask ten people how often they should change the oil in their car, chances are they will say “every 3,000 miles.” But is this rule of thumb really true? There was a time when changing your oil this often did make sense, back when motor oils were not as advanced as they are […]

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