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5 Signs Your Car Needs A Tune Up

5 Signs Your Car Needs A Tune Up

Your engine is a network of moving and non-moving parts that seamlessly work to propel your car forward. These parts are subjected to extreme temperatures and physical force and will need to be repaired or replaced every so often. A good rule of thumb is to have your engine inspected annually or every 11,000 miles. … Read more

How Often Should Brake Pads Be Replaced?

How Often Should Brake Pads Be Replaced?

Brake pads play an essential role in your vehicle’s braking system. The brake pads clamp onto your rotors and slow your car down with friction. Certain pieces, like your brake pads, should be replaced at regular intervals for your system to keep functioning.  So, how often should your brake pads be replaced? The answer will … Read more

How To Be More Fuel-Efficient In Warmer Weather

How To be more fuel efficient in warmer weather

Hot weather can drain battery life, increase tire wear, and cause your engine to overheat. All of these things will decrease fuel economy. A heatwave will negatively impact your car, even if properly maintained. Before hitting the road for your spring hiking or summer road trip, here’s how to be more fuel-efficient in warmer temperatures. … Read more

Signs Your Wipers Need Replacing

Signs Your Wipers Need Replacing

It’s important to replace your windshield wipers every so often. Visibility out the front windshield is essential for safe driving. Here are 5 signs your wipers need replacing. Wipers Are Leaving Streaks On Your Windshield Streaks are a clear sign that it’s time to replace your windshield wipers. While some streaking is normal, if you … Read more

How To Know When Car Tires Need Replacing

How To Know When Car Tires Need Replacing

Your tires connect your car or truck to the ground and are one of the most important components of your vehicle. Knowing when your tires need replacing is essential to your safety, your passengers, and other drivers on the road.  Here are three things to look for when determining if your tires need replacing. How Old … Read more

Tips To Improve Gas Mileage

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With gas prices at what seems like an all-time high, we figured now is a good time to share some tips on how you can improve gas mileage. Gas prices fluctuate often, so getting the most out of every tank matters. You need to drive to and from work or school, complete errands, and take … Read more

Does Cold Weather Drain Car Batteries?

Does Cold Weather Drain Car Batteries

Cold weather is tough on car batteries. It’s not uncommon for vehicles to have a hard time starting when temperatures drop. This is because colder weather drains car batteries and puts them under an increased stress level. Some studies say that car batteries can lose roughly 30% of their strength when temperatures drop below 32 … Read more