You want your car to last for years, but you don’t have the budget, know-how, or time to perform sophisticated fixes on your own. Good news. You don’t have to be a certified mechanic to extend the life of your car. Some simple tweaks and tips can help you get the most from your vehicle…

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Keeping your car clean during the summer months is relatively easy when compared to the harshness of winter. Sure, summer can be brutally hot, but having water droplets blowing back on you at 90 degrees is much more pleasurable than 35. And unfortunately, your car isn’t going to take a break from getting dirty in…

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Tire rotation is vital.

Even if you have only taken a car to a repair shop once in your life, most likely the subject of tire rotation has come up during your visit. And with good reason. Rotation will allow your tires to wear evenly and possibly even keep your warranty valid. Why is this important? We’ll answer that…

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Even if you live in a relatively mild climate, the temperature is going to drop. So, regardless of where you live, preparing your vehicle for winter is a prudent choice. We’ve made it easy with a quick list of items that will help make your winter travel safer this season.

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It was part of the American dream. Hitting the open road, shifting gears, and enjoying your freedom. Well, two-thirds of that statement is still correct, but the shifting gears part seems to be disappearing. Amazingly, only 5 percent of production cars have a manual transmission. And as low as 18 percent of drivers know how…

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You’re about to begin a long road trip, but before you go, a trek to the gas station for a fill-up is a necessity. If only there were another option. Well, as you probably know, there is. Electric vehicles, or EVs, can help you avoid the gas station for good. Sounds great, but is an…

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Your Pre-Winter Car Checklist Right now, the weather is still fairly nice – that perfect autumn feeling – but soon the temperature will drop and the snow will start to fly. Like the old saying goes “make hay while the sun shines.” Or in this case, winterize your car before it starts feeling colder than…

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We love cars and considering you are reading this post, we are guessing you have an affinity for them too. And when it comes to information about our favorite four-wheeled vehicles, there is never enough. Sure, you may know the basics, or maybe you’re a gearhead who studies up every chance you get, but regardless,…

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If you need your car or truck to stop, you just push down the brake pedal, and voila, you are no longer moving almost like magic. Unfortunately, the system that makes it possible to stop thousands of pounds of weight traveling at high rates of speed is often overlooked. Furthermore, most people aren’t aware there…

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Myths permeate our lives in just about every area, and that of course includes the world of car repair.  Some of these fallacies are harmless, while others can needlessly drain your checking account and possibly even damage your vehicle. How can you differentiate between good car repair advice from myth? We are going to lend…

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