Tips For Avoiding Costly Windshield Repairs


Nobody looks forward to spending time and money on repairs to their vehicle's windshield. Unfortunately, the road is not a perfectly safe place and cracks and chips are often inevitable. Since your vehicle's windshield is an important safety and structural component, ignoring this damage is not an option and glass that has suffered serious impacts generally needs to be fixed sooner rather than later. While some damage may be completely out of your control, there are steps you can take to minimize the amount of abuse that your windshield will take.

15 May 2019

Two Reasons Why You Must Have Your Cracked Windshield Replaced Right Away


If you own a vehicle, there's a strong chance that you're going to crack your windshield at some point. Maybe you hit a bump too hard, and the vibration causes a crack to ripple down the middle of your windshield. Or, as you're traveling on the interstate, you mistakenly get too close to another car, and a small piece of road debris kicks up from the tires to land squarely on your windshield.

18 April 2019

4 Reasons To Use High Mileage Oil In Your Vehicle


Lots of vehicles nowadays easily make it past 100,000 miles, 200,000 miles, and even beyond that. For your car to make it to the top end of the mileage bracket without needing to have the engine rebuilt, you must take good care of your engine. One way to take great care of your vehicle is by using the right type of oil. As your engine puts more and more miles on it, you should use high mileage oil instead of standard motor oil in your vehicle.

28 February 2019

3 Things To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Vehicle


Are you considering buying a vehicle? If so, you are most likely aware of all the advantages of owning your own car. If you live in a rural area where there is no public transportation, owning a vehicle might be your only option for transportation. For others, a vehicle can make them feel more independent. No matter what your reasons for owning a vehicle, it is a big responsibility. Before you go ahead and do it, here are three things to ask yourself before buying a vehicle.

23 January 2019

Misfiring Cylinders: What You Need To Know If Your Vehicle Is Sputtering & Has Loss Of Power


If you've noticed a hesitation in your vehicle's engine, you may be wondering if there's something wrong with the transmission. However, a hesitation or stumble could be the sign of an occasionally misfiring cylinder. If you don't get it repaired, at some point, the cylinder may stop working completely. Here's what you need to know about cylinders and the signs and causes of a misfiring cylinder.  What happens inside a cylinder?

3 December 2018

How Often Should You Change Your Tires?


You're not supposed to wait until your tires are worn down to the wire before changing them. Tires have a limited lifespan, and the manner in which they're used can further shorten their life. Therefore, every car owner should have a plan for replacing their tires when the time comes. Since it's not always possible to give a specific time frame within which you should change your tires, it's much more effective to have a way to measure the tread depth so you can know when it's time to change.

6 September 2018

6 Potential Brake Repair Issues


Many people usually overlook the brakes in their vehicles until they start experiencing a serious problem. Waiting to take your car for brake repairs when you begin experiencing serious problems is not advisable. Doing that can lead to a serious accident that can cost you dearly. Therefore, never ignore any signs of imminent brake failure. The following are 6 signs of potential brake repair issues. Leaking Brake Fluid Whenever you notice that your brake pedal is becoming soft, it might be because of leaking fluid.

6 September 2018

How To Keep Your Volkswagen Running Efficiently


If you absolutely love your Volkswagen and are also concerned with driving a car that has a lot of fuel efficiency, you will want to choose one of the most efficient Volkswagen models and you will also want to take whatever steps necessary to improve the efficiency of your vehicle.  Choose an Efficient Car The e-Golf is technically the most efficient car, but it is not powered by gasoline, so it cannot be measured in MPG.

11 July 2018

3 Reasons To Have Your Vehicle's Transmission Rebuilt Instead Of Replacing It


When dealing with transmission repair, you should know that a replacement is not your only option. Depending on what is wrong with the transmission in your car, having it rebuilt or repaired might be the better choice. These are a few reasons why. 1. Save Money Many people assume that transmission work is expensive. It's true that buying a new transmission is often quite costly, and even buying a used one to be put in your car can come with a hefty price tag, although it might be a bit cheaper than buying new.

10 May 2018

A Jerking Vehicle & Transmission Problems


Have you been ignoring the slight jerk that your vehicle has when it is being driven?  Ignoring the jerking motion is one of the biggest mistakes that you can make as a vehicle owner. The reason why is because it points to the transmission possibly needing some work done before other problems occur. You must understand that your vehicle will not move if the transmission stops working, which is why problems should be repairs while they are still minor.

5 March 2018