Common Signs of a Bad Transmission

  A transmission is crucial to a healthy car. In a nutshell, a transmission regulates where the power inside of a car goes to. It is like the brain, while the many gears and axles in a car are like the body. The transmission makes the ultimate decision of what gear to move. Depending on what type… Read more »

What Would Happen If You Never Changed Your Oil?

Fluid is extremely important to any machine, or body, that generates a lot of heat. Think of it this way, if our body suddenly lost all its water content, it would literally start to melt in minutes. Fluids regulate temperature in things. So in a car, oil works well in keeping the engine relatively cool. On the contrary,… Read more »

Common Driving Habits That Are Bad For Your Car

Whether you own a brand new vehicle or you have an older car with hundreds of thousands of miles on it, there is no excuse not to take care of your automobile. There are certain things that you should avoid when it comes to the health and safety of your vehicle, and we’re here to… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car

  Our cars are almost like members of our families. They do more than just take us from point A to point B. They are places where we spend time with loved ones, travelling on vacations, eating meals, listening to music, and even watching films (in the backseat or at the drive-in, hopefully). And just… Read more »

How to Change Your Headlights or Taillights

  When it comes to the taillights and headlights on your vehicle, making sure they are working properly is always essential to your safety and the safety of others. Regardless of the type of automobile you drive, having working headlights and taillights on your vehicle is not only a good idea, it’s the law. Whether… Read more »

Saving Fuel with Better Driving Habits

With the holiday season upon us, people across the country are planning road trips to visit family and friends. If money is already tight after crossing off your gift list, the last thing you want to waste your earnings on is gas while on the road. Whether you are traveling across the country or to… Read more »

The Cheapest Cars to Insure

  Many factors go into the cost of a car insurance policy. One of the more important ones, of course, is the type of car being covered. We’ve compiled a list of vehicles that have built a reputation for having a positive impression on car insurance bills. Drivers who feel like they are paying too… Read more »

How to Change a Flat Tire

The only thing more deflated than a flat tire is your mood after you discover it. Those who know how to change a flat tire quickly and efficiently save themselves a great deal of worry. When you are forced to pull over with a flat, follow these steps to get a spare in its place. At… Read more »

Foreign vs. Domestic Car Repairs

  The world is changing fast, with the global economy becoming more complex every day. Along with that change, many old truths about the manufacturing of products are now becoming misconceptions. The auto industry is no exception. Shifts in the manufacturing sector are reigniting the old debate about the relative value of foreign and domestic… Read more »

Car Insurance Coverage Basics

  Here at AV Bumper to Bumper, we hate seeing customers who were uninformed about their car insurance coverage foot large, unanticipated bills for repairs. We encourage all drivers to learn about their particular policy and what will be covered by it. The following is a list of coverage options, and the damages that fall under… Read more »