This time of year, many drivers start to wonder if they should invest in winter tires or if their all-season tires will be enough to get them through the upcoming season. While the answer varies depending on the driver and location, we thought we would offer some advice to help you stay safe on the […]
With snowstorms and icy roads just around the corner, now is the time to get your vehicle in shape for winter. And this means doing more than just making sure your heat works. To prevent getting stuck in the snow, losing control of your vehicle, or getting in a car accident, you need to make […]
You are driving down the road and all of a sudden you hear it, “ding, ding, ding, ding”. Panic sets in as you look down and see that your check engine light is on. Your mind races as you try and figure out the issue (and how much it’s going to cost to fix it). […]
Picking the right tires now can save you big down the road.
Spring is in the air! Winter has finally left us! As the weather warms up and the road conditions improve, you are probably going to start driving more; which means it’s the perfect time to do some routine maintenance, like getting an oil change. You might be thinking, “vehicle maintenance sounds expensive, do I have […]
Most northerners are familiar with the pattern of winter car maintenance and follow the steps of “winterizing” their car for the season. But fewer are aware of summer maintenance – simple steps that car owners can take to ensure that their vehicles are adequately prepared for the hot summer months: Check your tires – tires […]
Tires are without a doubt one of the most important parts of your car to keep in good shape. Poor tire condition, blowouts, and other issues can lead to disastrous accidents. Even if nothing terrible happens, tires affect the quality of your ride and your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. Keep your tires healthy with these tips: […]
Misaligned tires can decrease your fuel efficiency and cause you to have to replace your tires sooner. Stay on top of tire maintenance by having your mechanic test drive your auto each time you get an oil change, and consider the issues below as possible indications that you need an alignment. 1. If You’ve Had […]