Maintenance

Can You Drive on a Flat Tire?

 What is a Flat Tire and How Does it Happen? If you’ve never experienced a flat tire before, then you’re missing out on a crucial character-building experience! Just kidding. Flat tires are quite inconvenient, and can happen for a wide variety of reasons. A flat tire is exactly what it …

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Tips and Tricks to Safely Jump Start Any Car

In the days of motoring infancy, the predecessors to our modern vehicles were unreliable, but easily repaired- even on the side of the road. It became common for motorists to stop and offer aid to broken down fellows back in the days when there were more horses on the road …

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Car Battery Maintenance Basics

First thing in the morning, you leave the house thinking about work, bills, kids, whatever. You get in your car, put the key in the ignition, turn the key, and… Nothing. Or maybe the engine turns over painfully slow, then stops all together. Or maybe it just makes a really …

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Repairs and Maintenance: New Car vs Older Cars

One of life’s pleasures is owning a car. We take great pride in keeping it clean inside and out and selecting just the right air freshener. And for many car owners, there is tremendous satisfaction in doing car repairs and maintenance themselves. The ability to truly roll up your sleeves …

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How You Can Benefit from Learning to Fix Your Own Car

Have you ever thought about trying to fix issues with your car on your own? You can apply the philosophy of doing-it-yourself (DIY) to car repairs, eliminating costly fees for someone else’s labor and increasing your understanding of your vehicle! You don’t always need a mechanic to take care of …

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Everything You Want to Know About Car Drivetrains

Drivetrain of Subaru

You might have heard about a car drivetrain and wondered what it was, what it is good for and how you should maintain it. In this article, we will break down all the basics to make this integral part of your vehicle easier to understand. What is a Drivetrain? The …

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Prepare Yourself for Anything with a Car Emergency Kit

car broken down on side of road

If you spend any time in your car, there’s always a chance you’ll encounter an emergency. From having a tire blowout to running out of fuel, you need to be prepared for anything to happen. Having the right equipment on hand can save you from spending hours on the side …

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Suspension Basics for Your Vehicle

springs on a car

The suspension of your car isn’t one of the necessary components for it to operate, but it does make a difference in how the ride feels. Essentially, it’s just like the bridge that connects you and the road. While you can drive with a worn out suspension, you wouldn’t appreciate …

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Everything You Want to Know About Car Covers

Car covers

Your car might be one of your more expensive possessions. Even if you purchased it used, it’s still something that you work hard to protect. Without a garage to shield your car from the elements and theft, you leave your vehicle out in the open to receive damage. That’s why …

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