Spark plugs provide the necessary electricity to ignite the air and fuel mixture in your car’s engine. This combustion creates the energy to start your engine and power the pistons. Without healthy spark plugs, you may experience a decrease in performance and fuel economy.
It can be tempting to ignore your manufacturer’s suggested maintenance schedule, but doing so could be costly to your vehicle’s performance and your wallet. Your manufacturer-suggested maintenance schedule was made by the people who made your car and is a complete list of maintenance items that should be performed and when. Following this recommended service […]
October is National Fall Car Care Month. You may not be going on as many road trips as you did in the summer, but we’ve compiled 7 tips to keep your car running smoothly into the colder months. Taking advantage of this crisp weather and performing the following maintenance tasks will help your car’s performance […]
College football is just around the corner, so it’s time to start preparing for those weekend road trips. Whether rooting for your Alma Mater or traveling your student’s campus for a game, you’ll want to ensure your car is equipped to get you there (and back)! Have a Multi-Point Inspection Performed Before the First Game […]
Most modern vehicles come prescribed with a regular maintenance schedule designed to keep your car running as it should. This is referred to as ‘factory scheduled maintenance,’ or 30/60/90K mile maintenance. Certain services should be performed every 30,000, 60,000, or 90,000 miles. McCullough NAPA Auto Care offers drivers in Atlanta scheduled vehicle maintenance programs that […]
Car issues are not always easy to diagnose. Despite being high-tech machines, cars aren’t the best at communicating what’s mechanically wrong. They often speak in codes that require a code reader to find out what’s wrong. Other times, your car may show physical alerts that something is off. Here’s what to look for. 1 – […]
The heat affects your car in many ways, including reduced performance and increased component wear and tear. Atlanta, Georgia, gets notoriously hot in the summer months, and the impact of the heat can be intense on our vehicles. The good news? There are preventative steps you can take now to help combat the brutal temperatures. […]
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. […]
Road trips are a great way to see the country, make memories, and escape your everyday life for a moment. They can be a highlight of your summer or a major headache if your car isn’t ready for long-distance travel. Whether you already have a road trip planned or are in the process of mapping one out, proper maintenance is essential when preparing your car for a road trip. Before setting out on your upcoming road trip, consider having your vehicle serviced to reduce your chance of breaking down on the side of the highway.
Most of us take preventive action with important elements of our everyday life. Whether it’s brushing our teeth or mowing our lawn, we know that leaving these areas unattended will cost us time and money in the future. However US Auto owners don’t apply the same thinking in many cases to their car. Several sources […]