Understanding Electrical: Batteries, Spark Plugs, Alternators and Starters

Modern automobiles are technological marvels, and most new vehicles will run reliably for many years, provided they receive routine maintenance. With all of the new technology in cars today, there are many more wires – and more sophisticated systems – included in a vehicle. It is easy to take these complex electrical parts of your… Read more »

Putting It In Drive: Differences Between 2-Wheel, 4-Wheel and All-Wheel

Most people have heard the terms “two-wheel drive,” “four-wheel drive,” and “all-wheel drive” when shopping for vehicles, but the average driver probably doesn’t know exactly the differences between each of these types of drive. It’s important to learn more about the mechanical differences between each of them, though, because each type of vehicle will need… Read more »

Know the Different Signs of a Bad Differential

You might not know a whole lot about the differential located inside of your vehicle, but it’s actually one of the most important components of your car or truck. The differential allows your vehicle to drive smoothly when you’re making a turn or maneuvering on the road. The differential is a gearbox positioned on your… Read more »

Oil Changes Are A-Changing

Oil changes are essential to keeping your car running at an optimal level. Back in the day, the conventional rule was to change oil every 3,000 miles but now with improvements to engine oil and engine efficiency in modern cars, that norm has changed. With that in mind, how often should you truly have your… Read more »

Key to Not Getting a Ticket? Fully Functioning Equipment

Everyone hates that dreaded moment when you are driving along and suddenly you notice lights flashing in your rearview mirror. You see the cop car and realize you are getting pulled over. Sometimes you know immediately why the cop is stopping you and other times it is less obvious. If you weren’t speeding or tailgating,… Read more »

Windows Stuck? Looking at Common Window Problems

Has your car window failed you? Are you no longer able to open and close your power windows at your leisure? Then it is time to get to the bottom of the issue. Many incidents can occur with your power windows, but there are solutions for every problem. Here are a few of the most… Read more »

Four Common Summertime Auto Issues

Most of us look forward to the warm, summer months each year. Summer often means vacations, road trips and other enjoyable outdoor activities. The summer heat can also put additional strain on vehicles, though. Let’s take a look at four of the most common summertime auto issues and how you can prevent them from causing… Read more »