A Change Will Do You Good

When I first heard about synthetic oil changes that last a full year, I thought “Are we really getting that lazy?” I decided to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of a synthetic oil change versus a conventional oil change. The areas I researched were as follows: Time between oil changes. Cost Wear and tear on the Engine Harm to the …

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Steering Wheel Stiffness: A Common Car Issue

The steering wheel is what gives you direct control of the direction that you’re driving. That being said, it’s quite an important part of the car. When your steering wheel becomes hard to turn it directly affects your ability to drive. So, what’s going on? What could be causing this steering wheel stiffness? Reasons for Steering Wheel Stiffness Include: 1. Leaky …

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How Often Should I Get Car Maintenance Done?

As a car owner, you’re always taking into consideration how often you should service your vehicle. You always want to make sure that your vehicle is in tip-top shape! But one of the most common questions people ask is how often they should actually get car maintenance. Car Maintenance Reminder System If you’re an owner of a newer car then …

Spring Auto Maintenance

Spring Automotive Maintenance Tips

Flowers bloom, bees are buzzing, springtime has arrived! Your house isn’t the only thing that deserves some spring-cleaning; your car should receive some too. Winter’s cold temperatures and harsh icy conditions can wreak havoc on your car. Because of this, you should always do a little self-maintenance when the weather gets a bit nicer. Below you will find seven tips …

Strawberry Milkshake

Why Does My Transmission Fluid Look Like A Strawberry Milkshake?

Everyone like’s strawberry milkshakes, right? Although most people would probably admit to enjoying a tasty strawberry milkshake, we think it’s safe to say that most people would rather not have one in their vehicles transmission system. Well, at least if they knew what the cause was…. If you have noticed a milky substance when checking your vehicles transmissions fluid, it …

Transmission Fluid Still Dark After Changing

I Just Changed My Transmission Fluid… Why Is It Still Dark? So you just get home from the auto repair shop, where you had the transmission fluid changed in your vehicle and decide to double check the work and make sure the levels are correct. When you remove your transmission fluid dipstick you can see that the fluid level is right where it …

What To Look For In An Auto Shop

Peace Of Mind Matters You want reliability. You want peace of mind. You want to know that you’re in good hands. And who could blame you? Sometimes, vehicles can be unpredictable and whether you’re faced with a malfunctioning air conditioning system, an overdue oil change, or a major transmission problem, you want to know that you can bring your vehicle to …

Synthetic, Conventional, or Synthetic Blend Motor Oils… What is Best?

The popular debate of what type of motor oil to use when performing an Oil Change has been going on for years and that isn’t going to change any time soon. Many people generally follow the principle that synthetic oil is the best, followed by synthetic blend, and then conventional motor oil. Although most experts will agree that synthetic oils …