Spring and summer are coming and that means that people will begin to take road trips. Before you take that trip, make sure that your car is in shape. This is especially true for older vehicles and vehicles that aren’t driven very often. It is a good idea to have your car checked out by a mechanic before you head out on the road. Here are some of the things you will want your mechanic to check.…Read More »
Finding Better Automotive Care
A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With A Single Start: Is Your Vehicle Ready For Summer Vacation?
Winter takes its toll on your vehicle’s charging system. Automotive batteries are particularly affected by sub-zero temperatures, but various components of your charging system may need to be checked for possible damage or wear before embarking on a long drive to a summer vacation spot. Checking your battery Cold weather may only partially damage your battery, leaving some cells still able to maintain a charge. However, this compromised charge may not be sufficient for long trips using not only built-in electrical components such as headlights and entertainment systems, but also multiple chargers for personal devices.…Read More »
Every once in a while, you see a motorist cruising along the road on a flat tire – seemingly oblivious. In some cases, you might even see a driver whose tire has shredded completely, but the driver continues to proceed along the road on his or her rim. Doing so not only jeopardizes the ability to control the vehicle, but also will result in significant damage to the rim and other related components.…Read More »