Auto Maintenance: Benefits of Keeping the Car in Shape

Auto Maintenance: Benefits of Keeping the Car in Shape

  • Three Choices To Make When Purchasing A Small Commercial Snow Plow

    The forecast this winter is for a lot of precipitation, and depending on where you're located in the U.S., this could mean having a lot of snow in your area. Particularly in the southern U.S., which doesn't normally get as much winter weather, there could be more snowfall than usual. So if you're a business owner, and you want to make sure your parking lot and the routes around your store are open for customers, purchasing a small commercial snow plow may make a lot of sense.

  • Testing And Fixing The Three Most Common Brake Problems

    When brakes aren't working correctly, it causes the driver a lot of anxiety- not only is their reliability unknown, but so is the outcome! Some issues that you can have with your brakes are more dangerous than others, but here are some easy ways to test the severity of the problem. 1. Soft Brake Pedal This could be the cause of several issues, so you should try troubleshooting while the vehicle is not moving.

  • Three Tips For Securing A Tarp On Your Windshield In Preparation For A Hailstorm

    If you don't have a garage to store your car during bad weather, you don't have many options when it comes to dealing with a hailstorm on short notice. However, even a normal tarp not designed for hail resistance will provide plenty of protection against typical hail sizes as long as you attach and buttress it properly. So if a hailstorm is coming and all you have is a tarp and a few ordinary household tools, use these three tips for securing the tarp on your car's windshield.

  • Two Tips To Help You Determine If The Wheels On Your Car Need To Be Aligned

    Keeping the wheels on your vehicle in proper alignment is important for many different reasons.  When your wheels are out of alignment, you run the risk of prematurely wearing down the tread on your tires, which could lead to a dangerous blowout.  There are varying degrees of wheel alignment, and unless your tires are grossly misaligned, it could be difficult for you to tell whether or not you have a problem.

  • The Two Subtle Signs Of Transmission Trouble You Never Knew About

    Most people know that a huge grinding noise signals trouble with the transmission. In fact, that may be the only thing that people really associate with transmission trouble. However, there are actually a couple other signs of transmission problems that are considerably more subtle than that tortured-sounding grinding. Read on to find out two early warning signs of transmission trouble that you may not know about.      When Gears Are Slow to Engage

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    Auto Maintenance: Benefits of Keeping the Car in Shape

    Like many people, I can't afford to buy a new car every few years. This means that I must keep my older vehicle in top condition. Thanks to the fact that I take my car to a great shop, I do get all the benefits that come with knowing I have reliable transportation. Car maintenance covers a lot of ground. Some things I can do at home, like checking fluid levels. Other repairs and maintenance, like radiator repair or front end alignments, require professional attention. Over time, I've developed a maintenance routine that has saved a lot of money and ensures my car will easily last for several more years. If you need to keep your older car running, let me help. I'll show you how to set up a workable maintenance schedule. In the long run, you'll save a lot of time, money, and frustration.