Vehicle Maintenance Mistakes Everyone Makes

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Not everyone can be as knowledgeable as a mechanic, but any car owner can make changes to their maintenance routine to take better care of their vehicle. A well-tuned machine needs more than gasoline to work properly. Any vehicle needs regular inspections, parts replaced or lubed, tires rotated and fluids refilled.

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Choosing The Right Child Safety Seat

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With so many options to choose from, new parents may find it daunting to find the right child safety seat. Reduce the risk of injury by making sure you check all the requirements and recommendations for the vehicle, the child safety seat and state law.

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Hand-Me-Down or Upgrade For A Teen’s First Car

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Being a teen is tough. High school homework and college prep, plus any number of extracurricular activities put an immense amount of pressure on still-growing minds. Giving a teen the family car can be tempting when they just need to get from home to school and back again, but there are a few things that need to be considered before making that decision.

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Choosing the Right Tires for Your Car or Truck

Many people put off buying new car tires until the last moment. That’s pretty dangerous since your car or truck tires are the only points of contact that your vehicle has with the road. Accordingly, it’s vital that your tires be in great condition. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Tires for Your Car or Truck” »

Little Things You Can Do to Pamper Your Vehicle

It used to be that most car maintenance could be performed in the driveway. With the introduction of computers and other technology, car upkeep has become complicated. Most jobs have to be performed by professionals. If you’re the do-it-yourself type, you can still do some car maintenance. These tasks not only ensure car safety but also they keep your vehicle running great. Continue reading “Little Things You Can Do to Pamper Your Vehicle” »

Why Tire Rotation is Important for Your Safety

How often do you think about your car’s tires? If you’re like most people, the answer is, “Never.” What most people don’t realize is how critical tires are to vehicle safety. Tire wear can negatively impact performance, and if you don’t perform basic maintenance, then you may void your tire warranty. Tire rotation is a crucial step if you want to increase vehicle safety. Continue reading “Why Tire Rotation is Important for Your Safety” »

Treat Your Vehicle to a Spring Tune-Up

Now that the Midwest weather is getting warmer, it’s time to shake off winter. That means getting outdoors, and you’ll likely need to drive more. A spring tune-up that takes care of winter rust and other problems is what your car needs. Continue reading “Treat Your Vehicle to a Spring Tune-Up” »

Staying Safe While Driving in Torrential Spring Rain

Rain bring those gorgeous spring and summer landscapes, however, we have to endure heavy rains first. Morning commutes to work, driving the kids to school, or getting to school can be terrifying when it’s raining so hard you can’t see 50ft in front of you. To keep you, your family, and your car safe, we have a few tips for staying safe in the extreme rain. Continue reading “Staying Safe While Driving in Torrential Spring Rain” »

Avoid Car Problems On Your Spring Break Road Trip

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The last thing you want to think about when you’re on vacation is car problems. You want to be wandering around a museum, watching the sunset on a beach, or just walking around a new town with friends or family. Nobody budgets their trip to include car repair cash, not to mention time wasted looking for a mechanic to fix it. We have a checklist of things to test before hitting the asphalt. Continue reading “Avoid Car Problems On Your Spring Break Road Trip” »

4 Tips to Improve Your Vehicle’s Fuel Economy

Gas is expensive and every time the gas light comes on it feels like you just filled the tank. So, we are turning to better fuel efficiency in new cars but if you have an older car, there are a few ways to keeps more money in your bank account. Continue reading “4 Tips to Improve Your Vehicle’s Fuel Economy” »

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