Modern vehicles are designed to last. If you want your vehicle to stay on the road when the odometer climbs well into the triple digits, you need to begin a regular maintenance routine the day you bring your vehicle home from the dealership. Most drivers know that they need regular oil changes and fluid flushes to keep their cars running properly, but there are some simple and surprising things you can do to improve the performance of your vehicle over time.
24 August 2018
No matter how great your car looks or how well it drives, it means nothing if the vehicle has bad brakes. The braking system on your car is of the utmost importance because if it starts to malfunction the results can be disastrous. Keeping your brakes in good condition may take a little effort, but it's well worth it. Use the maintenance tips below as a starting point that can help you understand what needs to happen if you want your brakes to perform properly.
9 June 2018
As the weather outside is changing, there is a lot of maintenance that needs to be done. Some of the things that you need to put on your spring to-do-list include auto maintenance. You want to make sure you have good tires and brakes for rainy weather, as well as check all the fluids to get ready for summer heat. Here are some spring auto maintenance tips to help you prepare for the changes in weather:
8 April 2018
If you have recently purchased a used vehicle and you are already having some trouble, you want to get it to a mechanic right away. If you aren't sure when the vehicle was last serviced, or if it was taken care of it needed to be over time, you want to get a full inspection to see what is going on. Here are some of the things to take into consideration when you start looking at mechanic shops, and when you a service center to work on your car.
13 February 2018
If you have a sports car or other custom vehicle that wasn't designed to perform in the snow, you may want to keep the vehicle in storage during the winter months. Storing your vehicle properly will help you avoid the need for costly repairs when you are ready to begin driving the car as the weather warms up. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure you are storing your vehicle properly for the coming winter months.
26 December 2017
One of the signs that your brakes need to be repaired is squealing or screeching brakes. But, if you have taken your car to an auto repair service shop and had the brakes done, you may be surprised if the brakes are still squealing when you drive away. This leaves many people wondering if their brakes were properly repaired. Fortunately for you, odds are, the brakes were properly repaired and it is very common for brakes to continue to squeal a bit after they have been repaired.
15 November 2017
If you are responsible for a commercial fleet of trucks, you might look for ways to cut costs on maintaining your trucks. For example, you might not think that air conditioning is really a necessity for your drivers, particularly when they have the option to roll the windows down. However, it really is important for commercial trucks to have working air conditioning systems. These are a few reasons why it is worth it to have your commercial trucks' air conditioning systems fixed if they are in ill repair.
11 November 2016
Winter is just around the corner. If you're going to be taking your truck out for some cold weather activities, make sure it's thoroughly prepared for the adventure. Even the sturdiest truck needs to be properly winterized before you head out. Don't get stuck out in the cold. Use the four tips provided here to make sure your truck is ready for winter Check the Battery If you're going to be heading out into the cold, make sure that your battery is up to the task.
3 October 2016
If you want to make sure that you are doing everything in your power to save as much money as you can when it comes to having your vehicle repaired, you will want to check out the following suggestions. Find Your Own Parts At A Salvage Yard Whether you already know what the parts are that your vehicle needs or you are waiting for a list from your trusted mechanic, you might want to consider contacting your local salvage yards.
5 August 2016
A routine visit to your local auto mechanic may take an unexpected turn when the mechanic informs you that dry rot was found on your tires. Further, the mechanic warns you that this is a serious situation and advises that your affected tires be replaced immediately. If you are like most people, you may feel a little wary about this advice, since you likely have never even heard of dry rot on tires.
25 July 2016