Maintenance

Used Auto Car Parts: Yay Or Nay?

First off, this general question warrants a specific answer. To put it simply, every car part is different, and has different requirements as to whether or not it can be replaced with a used one or a completely new OEM one. Here’s a quick little framework for you to swallow: …

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Prep Your Car For The Summer Months…

Heat Check The obvious #1 factor that should be accounted for in summer is the heat. If you didn’t know it before, every car has a heat combating system, perfectly designed with extensive technical and mechanical precision to keep the heat out and cool air in – making our drive …

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How To Kill Your Car Off

How You’re Killing Your Car Faster Than You Could Have Ever Imagined. You may actually be shocked at some of the ways we ruin our cars. In many cases, it’s doing things that you were actually told to do. There is a whole lot of really bad advice out there …

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How to Build Your Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Auto mechanics using a vehicle maintenance checklist

If you own a car, building a vehicle maintenance checklist is one of the things we cannot recommend highly enough. There are plenty of reasons why you need to have a vehicle maintenance checklist; here are just a few: Stay on track with your vehicle maintenance so you don’t forget …

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How To Find A Car Garage & Mechanic You Can Trust…

We all need a car mechanic / reliable garage at some point in our lives, and one of the biggest frustrations is finding one that’s honest and won’t rip us off. It’s great if you happen to have a relative that’s in the business; not only can you trust them, …

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How to Change Your Car’s Engine Oil

Changing your car or truck’s engine oil is a simple task that requires very few tools and can be done in 30 minutes or less for most vehicles. Truly, in less time than you could drive to a service station to have your oil changed, (unless it’s just around the …

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How to Diagnose and Repair Your Car’s Heater

Everyone hates this situation. You get into your car on a cold morning, start it up and drive away. About a 1/2 a mile or so later you say to yourself, “Dang, it’s still cold in here. What’s up with the heater?” You put your hand in front of the …

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Preparing Your Car for Winter

You need to prepare your car for cold weather and plan for getting stuck in storms or other challenges. You’ve likely heard the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Well, when it comes to your car, an ounce of preparedness will save you a …

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