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A Quick Visual Inspection of Your Tires is Beneficial

A slick and worn tire presents a few safety issues that you will have to deal with. In wet, rainy conditions, your vehicle will be more prone to hydroplaning. In typical driving conditions, your vehicle’s handling will be diminished, as will its braking performance.

Stay on top on your tire maintenance. In most cases, a visual inspection should be enough. When it is not, you can test the tread depth of your tires with a penny. 

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Are You Experiencing Exhaust System Difficulties?

A defective muffler on a vehicle makes a horrible noise that will wake up the whole neighborhood when you drive down the street. Exhaust noise doesn't just upset the peace and quiet. When your vehicle's exhaust system is not functioning properly, it can have consequences.

Your vehicle's exhaust system helps to place the fumes from the engine away from you and your passengers.

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Understanding What Brake Fluid Does

All brake systems depend on the synchronized movement of specific parts needed to provide safe operation. Brakes systems are primarily hydraulic processes that utilize fluid held in the reservoir and throughout the brake lines that force the pads onto the rotor when pressure is applied at the foot pedal or when an automatic braking system is engaged. Automatic brake systems are typically standard equipment on newer vehicles, but many older models still use the traditional brake assemblies.

Both types of braking devices use fluid to ensure that all parts work properly.

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What Do You Need to Know about Differential?

Rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicles have a differential. The engine powers them to turn through the drive train and differential. Different types of vehicles have different ways of transmitting force to the wheels. A front-wheel drive, for example, houses the differential and transmission together in the front of the vehicle.

The differential’s gears provide the rear wheels the ability turn corners at different speeds. Those closest to the turn, or the inside wheels, travel a shorter distance and at a slower rate than the outside. The wheels on the outside, opposite the turn...

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It Actually Saves To Not Change Oil Every 3,000 Miles

You probably get concerned about the costs to repair vehicle issues and pay for fuel and maybe you wonder what you could do to save on vehicle maintenance costs. One thing you could do is change your oil less frequently if you've been doing it every 3,000 miles. If you were to wait about 7,500 miles or 10,000 miles in between changes, think of how much you would save per year.

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Safe Driving Using Winter Blades

Driving during the winter may be a bit stressing; thus, there is a need to prepare your car for the winter months. One of the ways of preparing for the winter months is installing the winter blades which enhances your visibility while driving the car.

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AAA Finds Synthetic Oil Really Does Work Better Than Conventional

American drivers aren't "cheap," but they're tight-fisted with their money when they think they're being swindled. All too often, automotive repair shops will try to fix things that aren't broken, and up-sell drivers on products they don't need.

So when your technician says, "Synthetic oil is better; that will be $30 more than your usual oil change, please!" your first reaction is to close your wallet…

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Car TLC 101: Engine Oil

Some tender loving care, otherwise known as TLC, may be all that a car needs in order to thrive in this world. Changing its engine oil certainly helps. If you seek to keep your car in no less than optimal performance, then a regular engine oil checkup and replacement will never hurt. Checking up on your car's oil from time to time will definitely keep you from breaking down or having startup issues whenever you are out on the road, among several other things. Changing the oil is much like changing a diaper; it needs to be done as…
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5 simple car hacks with Ford

Most of us spend a significant amount of time in our car. We're always looking to improve our driving experiences with something like a new air freshener, a snazzy steering wheel cover or a new playlist for our morning commute. Ford, however, thinks outside the box in the video below as they present five car hacks that you may have never thought of. Check it out!

That's some pretty helpful information right there! However, if you find yourself in a jam where you can't solve an issue with your car on your own, our service center here…

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