Troubleshooting Battery Issues

By |October 23rd, 2015|

When you count on your vehicle for daily transportation, it can be a big hassle when the battery dies and your car won’t start up one morning out of the blue. There are a few warning signs than can give you a heads up about a bad battery before you run into bigger issues.

If you […]

Summer, Winter, and All-Season Tires

By |October 12th, 2015|

Some tires are produced for use during particular weather. It may be necessary to switch out your tires with seasonal changes in some areas, depending on the climate and what kind of terrain you will be driving on. These are some of the basic differences between summer, winter, and all-season tires to consider when deciding […]

Troubleshooting Timing Belt Issues

By |August 31st, 2015|

What is a Timing Belt?

A timing belt works to keep the top and bottom halves of your engine working in sync. It is a ribbed belt alongside the engine that keeps the crank and camshafts timed properly. Timing belts are used in most vehicles made in the 90’s and earlier, as well as several modern […]

Troubleshooting Issues with Your Suspension

By |August 12th, 2015|

What is a suspension?

Have you ever thought about just how many bumps and curves you drive over every single day? Probably not, since your vehicle’s suspension absorbs most of the shock of these irregularities while still maintaining steady contact with the roadway. This allows you to steer, brake, and accelerate with little effort, and no […]

HVAC Issues in the Summertime

By |August 7th, 2015|

Without the heating and air conditioning systems in vehicles, driving in extreme temperatures would be almost unbearable. We can sometimes take for granted the heat that keeps us warm in the winter months, and the cool air that refreshes in the summer time.

The air conditioning system in your car is comprised of a compressor, condenser, […]

What Hot Weather Does To Your Car

By |July 22nd, 2015|

For most of us, summertime means travel. You might be planning a summer vacation, traveling on the weekend to a summer cabin, or just spending your evenings out enjoying the hot summer nights. Much is said every year about winter driving conditions and how cold weather affects a vehicle’s performance. Summer heat can also wreak […]

Getting Your Car Ready For A Roadtrip

By |July 1st, 2015|

Summer is finally here, and we all know what that means. Families across the country are ready to hit the road to their next adventure. You’re ready, but is your car? A pre-trip check-up could make all the difference. If you take care of your car before you leave, it will take care of you […]

Troubleshooting Brake Issues

By |June 24th, 2015|

Your brakes are probably the most important system in your car. Brake problems can be very dangerous, especially if ignored. If your car is having a braking problem, whether it’s weak brakes, a mushy pedal, grinding or squeaking sounds – whatever your brake problem is, you need to troubleshoot and repair it as soon as […]

AC Issues and Troubleshooting

By |May 18th, 2015|

Driving around on a hot day in a car without a working air conditioner can be uncomfortable and even dangerous in extreme heat. Diagnosing the reason that your air conditioning isn’t working will help you determine whether the problem is one that you can fix yourself or if you need to take it to a […]

Seasonal Transition Coolant System Prep

By |March 9th, 2015|

Most car owners tend wait to top off their coolant levels until it’s too late and time to change the whole system. It seems to be more than just a quick trip to the auto parts store; however, how do you know which antifreeze to get? Which color? The stores now carry more than just green, […]