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Car Care Tips

Quick Fix for Lights

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: Tape saves light covers!A cracked tail light or turn-signal cover, if left alone, may allow your light compartment to fill with water and cause some real damage. A good short-term fix is to tape over the crack. Use the red or orange tape thatโ€™s made for this purpose and …

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Farewell To Winter Tires

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: If you switched to winter tires to handle driving in snowy conditions, youโ€™ll want to swap them back out in the spring. The knobbier tires may lower your carโ€™s fuel economy. Winter tires could also kick up more dirt and debris, leading to the expense of more frequent car …

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Preventing Summer MEltdowns

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOUR VEHICLEโ€™S AC IS WORKING BEFORE THE HOT WEATHER HITS. If youโ€™re getting hot air when you turn your air conditioning on, a simple fix may be a Freon charge.

Clearing The Air

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: Closing the windows and choosing the recirculation setting of the car’s ventilation system reduces particulate matter concentration. The recirculation button simply takes the air from inside the car and recirculates it in the cabin instead of pulling polluted air from outside.

Celebrating The Acheivments

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: Graduation season is upon us! Don’t drink and drive–call for a ride!! Congratulations to the Class of 2023 and good luck on your next chapter!

Stay Cool This Summer

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: It’s officially SUMMER! Make sure you get your fluids checked! Many of the fluids your car uses are used to cool various systems and keep them from overheating. If any of these fluids are too low, they will not be able to effectively cool them. Stop in at either …

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Smart Summer Travels

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: Driving to your summer vacation destination? When you pack, distribute weight evenly to avoid stressing any one part of the vehicle. Overloading your car can cause premature brake wear and suspension issues and worsen your vehicleโ€™s fuel economy.

Beat The Heat

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: The number one cause of summer breakdowns is the cooling system. The coolant should be flushed about every two years or 30,000 miles. Stop in to one of our convenient locations and we’ll check it for you! No appointment ever needed!

Exploring The Road

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: With one more month of summer left, now’s the time to take that family road trip you’ve been talking about! But before you head out, ๐“๐š๐ค๐ž ๐š ๐‹๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐š๐ญ ๐š ๐Œ๐š๐ฉ! In the age of GPS, this might seem silly, but itโ€™s not. Take a look at an actual …

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Navigating summer Hydroplaning

๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ: Summer storms often come thru fast and furious, sometimes leaving standing water in the roadways. Here are some tips on what to do if your car hydroplanes:-Remain calm and slow down. Avoid the natural urge to slam on your brakes!-Use a light pumping action on the pedal if you …

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