My Tires Look...Cracked!

December 15th, 2016
Tires sometimes show cracks along the sidewall. Is this dangerous?
  Tags: tires, tire aging
  Posted in: Tires 101

Tread Patterns -- Which Is Right For You?

October 12th, 2016
Chances are you never thought about it much, but the pattern and design of your tires' treads have a big effect on traction, handling, road manners and even noise.
  Tags: tires
  Posted in: Tires 101

Take Some Stress Off Your Vehicle This Summer

September 12th, 2016
Summer temperatures are hard on all your vehicle's systems. Here are some suggestions for taking the heat off a little!
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Back to School Checklist for Your Car

August 12th, 2016
There are several maintenance and safety items that you should have checked on your vehicle before the school year starts. Is yours ready to go?
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Steps to a "Greener" Car

April 13th, 2015

Steps to a “Greener” Car

It doesn’t matter if the car you’re driving is new or old, big or small. There are preventive maintenance steps every vehicle owner can take to make sure their car is as “green” or environmentally friendly as possible, according to the Car Care Council.

By following a few simple preventive maintenance steps, you can help protect the environment by improving gas mileage, which in turn saves money at the pump.

 

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  Tags: auto repair, tires
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ENGINE PROBLEMS AND YOUR OPTIONS

March 31st, 2015

Engine Problems and Your Options

What are the typical symptoms of engine problems?

Excessive smoke from tailpipe; excessive oil consumption; knocking or tapping sounds; low oil pressure; low compression; water mixing in oil; oil getting into the air cleaner and/or radiator.

What are the typical causes of car engine problems?

Normal mileage wear and tear; poor maintenance; lubrication problems; excessive overheating.

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  Tags: auto repair, tires
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INVEST GAS SAVINGS INTO YOUR VEHICLE

March 23rd, 2015

Invest Gas Savings into Your Vehicle

MIf your wallet feels a little heavier these days, it probably is because you have been spending a lot less at the pump. According to the Car Care Council, ...[more]

  Tags: auto repair, tires
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MODERN DAY SHOPS

March 17th, 2015

Most of us do not want to see the inside of an auto repair shop. Not only is your visit usually tied to high expenses, but it used to be quite the dirty place.

The good news is that most shops now bear little relation to the establishments we may remember as children ? dark and dusty surrounded by piles of used and new car parts as well as a mean guard dog in the yard.

There may ...[more]

  Tags: auto repair, tires
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CAN YOUR CAR WEATHER THE STORM?

January 9th, 2015

While last year’s brutal winter may seem like a distant memory, severe weather is on its way. The Car Care Council reminds drivers to ready their vehicles for the rough conditions ahead.

“Vehicle service is always more convenient when you do it on your own schedule. An investment of an hour or so to have your vehicle checked will help make sure it can weather the storm when arctic temperatures strike again,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

Because preventative maintenance helps avoid ...[more]

  Tags: auto repair, tires
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