Categories for Auto Care

Check Engine Light: What to Check

August 8, 2016 ,

Perhaps the worst part of seeing the check engine light come on in your car is the uncertainty that comes with it. The check engine light can come on for a wide variety of the reasons and while not all of them are as costly and as massive as you may think, it’s important to know where to look first and what the most common causes will turn on the check engine light and how to fix them as fast... Read More

Is Your Car Ready for Next Summer?

May 6, 2016 ,

All you need to do is look at the calendar to know that hot days of summer are not far ahead. This is perhaps the busiest time of the year for your automobile. You may be traveling on vacation or just having to deal with a lot of heavy traffic in hot weather are some things that you should check out before Memorial Day. You can start with the tires. These old reliable tires went through an awful lot of... Read More

How Often You Should Check Different Fluids Level of Your Car

April 16, 2016 ,

Every car owner understands the importance of gasoline; you run out of it, your car stops and it is all that simple. There are other types of fluid that, believe it or not, are just important as gasoline for the proper operation of your automobile. These need to be maintained and checked periodically. These other fluids have various responsibilities within the operation of your automobile. Failure to maintain proper levels is going to cause some very serious problems in one... Read More

How Does Lowering My Car Impact Its Performance?

January 16, 2015 ,

The music group War made the song “Low Rider” one of the biggest hits of the seventies. Low riding cars are synonymous with the inner city urban culture, but that is not the only place where you will see them. Low riding is an adjustment of the car that can be found even in affluent suburbs.   Definition of low riding It is easy enough to explain. Low riding means lowering the suspension of the car until it is barely... Read More

What Is The Difference Between Summer And Winter Gasoline Requirements?

October 31, 2014 ,

Seasons change and that is a natural fact. We are reaching the time when winter snows are about to start coming down. Just as there are winter tires in contrast to the type used in the summer, there is a difference between summer and winter gasoline. A car owner should have an understanding of this to get a better idea of what exactly that high-performance car is running on. Knowing what makes summer gasoline different from the winter variety will... Read More

4 Things To Check Before A Road Trip

September 13, 2014

Road trips are fun. It is an opportunity for you and your loved ones to spend some quality time together see the great big world outside. The family car is ordinarily the vehicle of choice and will be driven thousands of miles. That kind of distance should make you consider checking a few important things before you start out on that family expedition.     1. Check the tires Your tires are going to be getting off a lot of... Read More

Top Causes Of A Clogged Fuel Injector

August 13, 2014

Car owners must resign themselves to the fact that their automobile needs maintenance. Granted, some of the high-end models don’t have to be worked on all the time, but after some thousands of miles an appointment with an auto mechanic is needed. That same appointment may be necessary if parts of the car are starting to malfunction. The fuel injectors are no different than any other piece of equipment under the hood. They are manufactured items and can have problems... Read More

How To Reduce Tire And Brake Wear

July 15, 2014

Safety should always be on the minds of a car owner but that doesn’t always happen. What is perhaps much more important is cost. Even economy cars will put a major dent in somebody’s wallet, and being able to squeeze as much return on investment as practicable is something every car owner should consider. There are some ways that can be used to see to it that tires and brakes don’t wear out that quickly. It is definitely a situation... Read More

Does my Mercedes need Differential Service?

April 8, 2014 ,

Mercedes are a very special breed of car the owners drive. These are products of high craftsmanship and the latest technology possible. The advances in design and automotive parts have had the benefit of extending the time intervals for service. Oil changes used to be mandatory every 3000 miles; they are now needed anywhere from 5000 to 7500 miles. Mercedes makes a point of letting people know that the newer models have lifetime fluid in the differential. That implies that... Read More