Better Gas Mileage in the Summer: True or False?

Have you ever heard the rumor that your car gets better gas mileage in the summer than in the winter? You may have noticed that you don’t need to fill up your car as often in June and July as you do in December and January. We’ll explain why this happens, and how you can keep getting good mileage all year! Continue reading “Better Gas Mileage in the Summer: True or False?” »

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” »

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” »

Servicing Your New Car at 30, 60 & 90k Miles

When you get a new vehicle, you want to keep it working perfectly as long as possible. There are three milestones, 30,000 miles, 60,000 miles and 90,000 miles, when you need to take your vehicle in for maintenance servicing. Continue reading “Servicing Your New Car at 30, 60 & 90k Miles” »

5 Tips to Keep Your Car In Great Shape

Rainproof Your Windshield

Did you know manufacturers recommend replacing your blades every three months? Not many people will replace their wipers until they start to perform poorly. A product such as Rain Clear can help minimize the work your wipers do, just spray it onto the glass every few weeks. Continue reading “5 Tips to Keep Your Car In Great Shape” »

4 Tips to Save Money on Vehicle Repair

Just thinking about car repair can send shivers through you; they tend to be expensive and take forever in the shop. You’re going to have to spend money no matter, but that means you should give it over to just any mechanic.  Continue reading “4 Tips to Save Money on Vehicle Repair” »

Make Sure Your Car is Ready For Summer Heat

Plenty of people prepare their cars ready for extremely cold temperatures to make sure they are safe on slick roads and that they will be warm enough. What about summer, though? Making sure your car is up to the test of the US during summertime is just as important as the winter. Continue reading “Make Sure Your Car is Ready For Summer Heat” »

Picking the Right Tires for Your Car or Truck

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Picking the right tires for your car or truck takes practice. It’s a routine part of car maintenance because bald tires cause accidents. If you want to refrain from blowing out tires while driving down a busy highway or interstate, you’re going to need to rotate and maintain them. Buying the right vehicle parts is car maintenance 101, and you’ll learn how to shop for them here. Continue reading “Picking the Right Tires for Your Car or Truck” »

Preparing Your Car for a Summer Road Trip

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Summer road trips are a beloved national pastime, an excellent use of long warm days to explore the open road and witness new pastures. But as fun as they can be, your trip can be derailed in a second by a fault in your car. Preventative maintenance is the responsible choice when planning a road trip, and getting prepared is as easy as a few simple steps. Continue reading “Preparing Your Car for a Summer Road Trip” »

Going on Spring Break? Make Sure Your Car is Ready!

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Before hitting the open road on your spring break adventure, you want to make sure your car is ready for the trip. There are several easy ways to make car maintenance your number one priority. Read further for a list of suggestions even a novice can do.

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