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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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” »

Let Freedom Ring: A Guide to Buying American-Made Cars

Buying a new car is stressful enough without having to guess where the car was made. If you prefer to buy American, we’ve got you covered – our blog takes a look at all your options for buying American-made cars and how you can make the best decision for buying American in the future. Continue reading “Let Freedom Ring: A Guide to Buying American-Made Cars” »

How to Prep Your Vehicle for a Road Trip

The arrival of summer always starts to create a longing for adventure. After months of unpredictable weather or navigating wet, slippery roads, clear skies and warm weather are good enough reasons to pack up the car and see where the journey takes you.

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Does Your Vehicle Need a Spring Tune-Up?

When the weather gets warmer, it’s a good time to think about getting your vehicle checked to make sure it’s not experiencing any damage caused by severe winter weather. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures can take a toll on your vehicle, especially if it’s been parked outside for a majority of the time.

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Tires in Good Shape

Think about it – driving is one of the most dangerous things we do in our lives. We all rely on four tires to keep us traveling on the ride safely, so keeping our tires in great shape is essential.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Getting Stuck in the Mud

Spring means rain and rain means mud! If you’ve ever had to drive down a muddy road, you know how slippery treacherous the road can be. No one likes getting stuck in the mud, but if you ever find yourself in a dirty situation, we recommend keeping your cool and following these tricks to get yourself out of the mud.
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Keep Your Headlights Shiny With These Cleaning Tips

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Over time, you may notice that the headlights on your vehicle have become dull and yellowed. This effect is most often caused by age and the harsh result of being in the sun. Getting your headlights back to their cleanest and safest is a simple, DIY task you can complete at home; here’s how:  Continue reading “Keep Your Headlights Shiny With These Cleaning Tips” »

Three Things To Do If Your Car Won’t Start

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We all know that there’s nothing worse than when you’re running behind in the morning and your car won’t start. Before you panic, there are a few things you can do to determine why your car won’t start. Once you have an idea of the problem, you may be able to find a solution! Continue reading “Three Things To Do If Your Car Won’t Start” »

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