Summer care tips to get you ready for warmer weather

How To Summer-ize Your Car

You may know about “winterizing” your vehicle, but do you “summer-ize” your vehicle? Summertime is here, and that means summer vacations and summer travel season. But long drives, especially in extreme heat, can be rough on your vehicle. Before you hit the road for your favorite summer destinations, check out this list of maintenance suggestions over the next few days.

suspension system

Steering & Suspension System Information

The steering and suspension systems of a car are not only important for safety reasons but also to enhance the comfort of your car’s ride. The two systems are directly related to each other, which is why they are often referred to together. Improvements in steering and suspension systems, increased strength and durability of components, and advances in tire design …

Winter Road Trip checklist information

Getting Your Vehicle Ready For Winter

It’s foolhardy to head out in a poorly maintained vehicle in the dead of winter, of course, but even vehicle owners in temperate zones need a car care check as the days grow shorter, note the pros with the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), an independent group that tests and certifies the competence of auto technicians. “Regular, …

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What You Should Know About Brake Systems

Right behind the engine and transmission systems which gives you the power and the ability to drive. The brake gives you the ability to stop and stay safe on the road, and can be broken down into four basic parts. This includes: brake pads; rotors; drums; shoes; hardware kits; brakes; bearings; seals; and grease. Note, not every vehicle comes standard …

Preparing your vehicle for Autumn / Fall Weather

10 Practical Tips To Prepare For Fall Weather

Driving safely during the fall months requires more than just cautious driver behavior though, your car also needs some attention. Here are 10 practical tips to help get your car ready for fall! 1. Check the brakes and tires. Inclement weather and associated road conditions and other hazards require good stopping power. That means good brakes and tires. If the …