When you own a car, there are a lot of routine maintenance checks to keep track of. It’s important to get all maintenance services done or you could face costly repairs or damage. One of the biggest threats to your engine’s longevity is not maintaining your cooling system as the manufacturer suggests. Changing your engine’s … Continue reading A Case for Coolant Service
Why is it that car batteries fail at the worst possible time? Of course, there’s no good time, but batteries tend to fail at the extremes of temperature. The first really cold morning in winter kills many marginal batteries, often with no warning. Even worse, the summer heat combined with high underhood temperatures in late … Continue reading The Way What of Automotive Batteries
Back in the day, winterizing your car or truck was a fall chore no one looked forward to. Although time-consuming and often expensive, winterizing was necessary to keep your vehicle safe and reliable. Thanks to advances in design and manufacture, today’s cars do not need anything but mileage based maintenance to remain safe and reliable … Continue reading Do I Need to Winterize My Car?
Rodents love your car’s wiring! It’s true, rodents like mice, rats, and squirrels like nothing better than to climb up into your nice warm car and make a meal of your wiring harness. Air boxes make favored nesting areas for rodents, creating an unbelievable mess for us. Of course, this is nothing new. No one … Continue reading How to Defend Your Vehicle Against Rodents
Car braking systems have become quite complex. Most of today’s cars have braking control systems that virtually eliminate skidding. Braking effort is proportioned to individual wheels as necessary to stop in the shortest possible distance, while controlling wheel lockup. Cars have never been safer, and much of the credit belongs to brake technology innovation. It’s … Continue reading How to Ensure Your Brakes are in Tip-Top Shape