With winter upon us, you need to make sure that your vehicle is ready for winter weather and winter driving conditions. You need to check your battery, lights, coolant and washer fluid to make sure that they are ready for winter weather and winter driving. 1. Battery Your battery is put under additional strain in the winter time. It takes more energy to start up your car when it is especially cold outside.
10 January 2018
If a rock flew up and hit your windshield, a crack or chip may emerge. If you have never had this happen before, you may pull out your phone and try to figure out what, if anything, you should do about the damage to your windshield. Unfortunately, there are many myths and untruths on the internet. Here are a few of the myths you may come across when trying to figure out what to do about a windshield chip or crack and the truths that you should know:
25 November 2017
The transmission is both a complex and powerful component of your truck. Given its unique design and function, spotting a problem with a transmission isn't always something that is easy to do. There are a number of minor problems that can easily be overlooked that can be indicative of a malfunction. Keep your eyes, nose, and ears open so you know what to look for. Fluid Leak If you notice a small puddle of red fluid on the ground, this could be a sign of a transmission fluid leak.
7 October 2016
Regardless of your age, enrolling in driving school gives you either an opportunity to learn how to drive or a chance to relearn some tips and tricks that you may have forgotten over the years. After some time spent in the classroom, you'll get a chance to sit behind the steering wheel with a trained instructor and navigate your way through the streets of your city. During this phase of your training, it's important to not only obey the rules of the road, but to also keep a sharp eye out for any obstacles that could threaten your safety.
30 September 2016
Having a new car can mean reliable transportation that will last for many years to come. It also means that there is regular maintenance that is going to need to be done. Sometimes, even if you have a new car, there may still be an occasional repair that needs to be done. Here are some tips to help you keep your car running like new with a few spare parts:
5 August 2016
With summer fast approaching, it is natural to consider tinting your windows when the hot sun is beating down on your vehicle and making it nice and toasty inside and is reflecting off the road, making it difficult to drive without glasses on. However, if your vehicle is registered in the state of Michigan, you need to make sure that any tint job you have done to your vehicle abides by state laws.
4 May 2016
Depending on how much time you spend commuting, air conditioning isn't a luxury feature on your automobile; it's a necessity! Over time, your vehicle's AC can lose coolness or stop working entirely. Before you take it to the shop for a diagnosis, you can tackle some at-home troubleshooting by knowing the three top reasons your car's air conditioning may have stopped working. #1: A Malfunctioning Compressor The compressor is one of the major working parts of a vehicle's air conditioning system.
4 May 2016
The early spring is the time to inspect your RV to make sure it is in shape for the upcoming camping season. If you park your RV under trees during the winter, you'll also want to check the roof for damage from falling tree limbs and other debris. A falling tree limb can easily break a skylight on the roof. If you have a skylight that is broken or cracked, you should replace it as soon as possible to prevent water from getting inside the RV.
28 April 2016
Did you know that more than half of the typical American household's carbon footprint can be attributed to vehicle emissions? For this reason, an increasing number of states across the country have begun requiring vehicles to pass an emissions test upon being registered. Still, even if you live in a state where your vehicle doesn't need to pass emissions testing, there are some viable ways to go about reducing your vehicle emissions and thus living a greener lifestyle.
27 April 2016
Does your vehicle made loud knocking sounds each time that you are driving it around? The loud sounds are likely coming from the engine, which means that there may not be a sufficient amount of oil in your vehicle. Oil is able to lubricate engine parts to prevent them from rubbing against each other. However, there are other signs that you can look for that points to your vehicle needing an oil change as well.
27 April 2016