Keep Your Old Car Running Forever

You may consider your older car your baby. After 100,000+ miles, you’ve clearly put a lot of tender love and care into keeping her on the road. Regular maintenance will not only help her run like a champ but can save you money by avoiding costly repairs. Keep your older car in tip-top shape with these tips.

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Recharging Your Car’s A/C

Sure, fall is just around the corner, but we’ll still be using our air conditioning for at least a few more weeks. If you’ve noticed slightly less oomph from your car’s AC, it may mean it’s time to recharge the AC. This is something you could do on your own. You’ll need an AC recharging kit and these instructions.

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Which Motor Oil Is Right At An Oil Change?

It’s time for an oil change! But when you get to Performance Auto, you notice there are four motor oil types: Full synthetic, synthetic blend, conventional, and high mileage. Which does your car need? What’s the difference between them all? Here’s the skinny on each type and what they are best used for!

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Follow These Rules for Maximum Fun in the Mud

Whether you’re looking for some weekend fun or an experienced mudder, all off-road drivers need to be aware of best mudding practices. Most situations can be safely navigated by following these simple rules.

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3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Shocks or Struts

Do you notice that your morning commute is a little bumpier than usual? Any steering problems or braking issues might be related to your shocks or struts. Controlling your vehicle can get more and more difficult as these components start to fail so knowing when to take them in for repair can be essential. Continue reading “3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Shocks or Struts” »

Top 5 Car and Truck Maintenance Mistakes

For many of us, our car or truck is our lifeline to the outside world. Without reliable transportation, we’re stranded or stuck relying on friends and family for a ride. However, as dependent as we are on our vehicles, many of us are guilty of committing these five maintenance sins – which one is your auto repair Achilles’ heel? Continue reading “Top 5 Car and Truck Maintenance Mistakes” »

Four Signs Your Radiator is Losing Its Cool

The worst time to get caught with a coolant system that isn’t working is this time of year when it seems like the heat is at its worst. A regular coolant flush can help your radiator run smoothly and keep your car on the road where it belongs. Keep an eye out for warning signs that it might be time to flush your cooling system and make an appointment with Performance Auto Repair if you notice any of these issues! Continue reading “Four Signs Your Radiator is Losing Its Cool” »

30, 60, 90: Our Recommended Milestones for Scheduling Service

Do you get your vehicle serviced often enough? If you’re like most drivers, you try to get your car in when you can but you’re not perfect. The 30/60/90 rule is recommended by manufacturers to help drivers remember when to make an appointment for service. We’ll explain why these intervals are important and what you can expect at each appointment. Continue reading “30, 60, 90: Our Recommended Milestones for Scheduling Service” »

5 Things Every New College Student Should Know Before Taking a Car

Congratulations! Next month starts a new chapter in your life – your first semester at college. Whether you’re traveling 2,000 miles or 20 minutes down the road, there are things that every first-time college student needs to know when it comes to having a car on campus. Let Performance Auto be your guide to the ins and outs of vehicle ownership in your first semester and make an appointment with us today to iron out any problems before you leave for school. Continue reading “5 Things Every New College Student Should Know Before Taking a Car” »

Be Kind to Your Car This Summer

Summer is full of adventures – your car breaking down shouldn’t be one of them! When the weather gets hot, treat your car to a little well-earned TLC. There are a few essential things that every car or truck owner should do during the summer to ensure their vehicle runs smoothly when the heat is high. Continue reading “Be Kind to Your Car This Summer” »

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