Spring Vehicle Maintenance

Spring has arrived! Along with every other seasonal change, there are a few areas of your vehicle you should check so that you can safely hit the road to anywhere you want to go. Certain parts of your car should be inspected as the warm weather arrives to make sure that everything is in tiptop […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: Vehicle Repairs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mechanic Speak

Communicating car issues with your mechanic effectively can be difficult when you are unsure of what parts of the vehicle are not functioning properly. Making sure that the correct problem is investigated and repaired can save both time and money.

Describing the Problem

Instead of trying to imitate noises or motions your car may be making, try […]

By |November 18th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Summer, Winter, and All-Season Tires

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 […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Categories: Vehicle Repairs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Troubleshooting Issues with Your Suspension

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 […]

By |August 12th, 2015|Categories: Vehicle Repairs|Tags: , |0 Comments

Vehicle Rust Issues

Rust on cars can be inevitable. The elements of Mother Nature cannot be fought when it comes to rusting cars. Rust needs an electrolyte, anode (“the electrode through which positive electric charge flows into a polarized electrical device”), and cathode (“the electrode from which a conventional current leaves a polarized electrical device”) to form. Water […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Categories: Vehicle Repairs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Planning for a Road Trip

Road trips are a ton of fun as long as the car vehicle doesn’t make it a ton of headaches! They can and will most likely be a big test of endurance on your vehicle. Road trips are also a surefire way to find out–and usually at the worst possible time–if you haven’t been keeping […]

By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Every Auto Leak Has a Color

There are multiple fluids that help your vehicle run and maintain its systems. Some are essential like oil while others are less vital like windshield wiper fluid. Many of these fluids have different colors and vary in consistency, which can help when trying to identify where leaks may be coming from.

Antifreeze: Antifreeze comes in the […]