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The Auto Report: Tire Replacement Overview

 

November 13, 2015


Tires are a steep purchase so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for motorists. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch of tire tread is considered Read more...

Keep Your Cool In

 

November 4, 2015


/> motorists rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it’s cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the coolant/water mix circulates back through the engine to Read more...

The Guide for Drivers: Battery Testing

 

November 4, 2015


The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced when they are no longer able to hold a full charge. Batteries are a big ticket item for most car owners and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But Read more...

Looking Down the Road – Headlamps

 

October 22, 2015


The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced when they are no longer able to hold a full charge. Batteries are a big ticket item for most car owners and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But Read more...

Maintaining Your Diesel in

 

October 15, 2015


If you've ever been driving around and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness which can be distracting and will affect your field of vision. Read more...

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

 

October 9, 2015


  The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some motorists and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most of us motorists. Let’s get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your check engine light is flashing, that means that something is Read more...

Lease Or Buy?

 

September 30, 2015


Lease? Or buy? These are the options for car financing. It's always a tough question for auto owners. But here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments on the balance that pays down Read more...

When Do My Shocks Need to be Replaced?

 

September 23, 2015


A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing car owners with good handling and control. But like any system on your , essential parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it’s a good idea for auto owners to remember Read more...

Smooth Shifting in : Transmission Service

 

September 18, 2015


So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You’re going to take some of your , friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you’ve gotten the boat all ready. And you haven’t forgotten about your tow vehicle. You’ve gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is something Read more...

Custom Wheels and Tires For Your Ride

 

September 11, 2015


It seems like everywhere you go in the area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter, car owners are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some car owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do you start if you Read more...