Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Why doesn’t the A/C in my vehicle work?

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Mechanic looking at car A_C

For many, the ideal summer consists of warm weather, weekend road trips and cruising around with the windows down. Although it can be fun to keep the windows down and let fresh air in, it isn’t the ideal solution to cooling down in the heat of the summer. Rather, air conditioning is the best way to combat a humid and hot day while driving around. If you vehicle has an A/C system that blows warm air and doesn’t work properly, you don’t have to accept defeat and give up on comfort; instead, schedule an appointment at your local service department. Let’s jump into a few reasons why your vehicle’s air conditioning might be out of commission below!

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Should I Buy A Diesel Engine?

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
A fluid being poured into an engine

There’s been a heated debate in the car community for decades. People often argue if gas or diesel engines are better. Each engine has its own pros and cons, but one of them has to be better than the other. It’s hard to pick an official winner.

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Here’s Why You Should Buy a Truck Bed Cover

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Red 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty parked in a snowy wood.

A good truck owner takes care of their truck bed. A typical truck bed will take some damage in its lifetime, but we do our best to minimize that damage as much as possible. A truck bed that is full of dents and holes isn’t that appealing after all.

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Why is My Gas Mileage Lower in Winter?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Ice being scraped off a windshield

Kids love the winter. Snow on the grounds means building snowmen and throwing snowballs. A lot of snow can also lead to snow days which is even better for kids. If you’re a kid, then it is hard to think of anything better than the snow.

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How Do I Get My Car Ready for Winter?

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Oil being poured into an engine

It isn’t fun to talk about, but winter is coming. Winter comes and goes every year, but we still dread its arrival. Snow and ice on the roads can create a lot of difficult situations. It can be especially difficult for our cars.

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Bicycle Safety Tips to Follow This Summer

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
biker silhouette

Now that the weather is warming up and summer is in full swing, many people enjoy riding their bike when they can. Of course, going for a bike ride is a great way to get outside and is good exercise, but both bicyclists and vehicle drivers need to stay alert to avoid any possible collisions or accidents. Keep reading below for a few things to keep in mind these next couple of months when bicyclists are out and about! (more…)

Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Vehicle?

Monday, August 12th, 2019
family shaking hands with salesman

When it comes time to get a new car, you are always faced with the question of buying or leasing. This decision is completely up to the shopper as everyone has their own opinion. If you are not sure which path would be the right one for you to take, you have come to the right place! In this blog, we will walk you through the benefits of each side. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)

How do I change the headlights on my car?

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
car with headlights on driving in the dark

Even if you are driving the speed limit and are following the other laws on the road, you can still be stopped by an officer if one of your headlights are burnt out. Your vehicle’s headlights are not only for your safety to see where you are going, but also for the safety of others so that they can see you while on the road. But what about when one or both of your headlights burn out? Replace them yourself by following the few simple steps that we listed out below! (more…)

How do I change the oil in my car or truck at home?

Friday, July 12th, 2019
oil being poured into engine

Is it almost time for an oil change on your vehicle? It might be time for you to consider taking care of the oil change yourself to save some money and give you the confidence that the job is done right! Although some people believe that this is a job that can only be done by a mechanic, changing your oil can be done in just a few simple steps! Watch the step by step video below to learn how to correctly change the oil in your car or truck! (more…)

Things to Consider When Leaving Your Pup in the Car

Monday, July 8th, 2019
dog driving car with sunglasses

Dogs are very lovable animals who will be your best friend and always enjoy your company if you give them love and attention. Because they are so easy to get attached to, it’s no surprise that it’s hard for some people to leave their furry friend at home when they leave the house. Although your pup may enjoy car rides, it is not always the best idea, especially if it is hot outside. Keep reading below to learn why you shouldn’t leave your dog in the car! (more…)