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
It’s easy to determine what size tires will fit your vehicle. Tire size information is available in your new car owner’s manual, and is often found along with tire inflation recommendations on a label inside the driver’s side door jamb. Fitting tires to your life is not so simple. Do you have a long commute … Continue reading How to Choose Tires That Fit Your Life, Not Just Your Vehicle
With the hot months of summer coming up, having a properly functioning air conditioning unit in your vehicle is critical. Essentially, a car is like a greenhouse on wheels—when parked in the sun for just a few minutes—as the interior temperature of it will quickly rise well above the temperature outside. If there is an … Continue reading 5 Signs Your Vehicle’s AC Unit Needs Inspecting