A dead battery can be a major inconvenience and can even leave you stranded on the side of the road. To avoid this frustrating situation, it is a good idea to regularly check your vehicle's battery and make sure it is in good condition. In this blog, we will discuss why a battery check today can keep the tow truck away and how to properly maintain your vehicle's battery.
The last thing any driver needs is to break down in cold, harsh winter weather. A vehicle check now before winter arrives is a sensible way to be prepared for inclement weather and avoid the inconvenience of being stranded out in the cold and with the unexpected expense of emergency repairs.
We recommend the following nine easy steps for winterizing your vehicle:
Let’s protect those noggins and everything else!
Teach your child the rules of the road and practice riding the bike route to school with your child. If it’s been a minute since he rode a bike here are a few friendly reminders.
Always ride on the right side of the road, with traffic, and in a single file. Stop look and listen before crossing the street and always walk your bike across the street. Stay alert, no one likes a distracted rider. Be sure and use a fitted helmet, it might save your life!
It’s back to school time again for most. Here are a few friendly reminders to make sure everyone stays safe!
Now is a great time to review your child’s path to school and some basic rules of the road.
Your vehicles’ A/C system requires the use of a toxic gas we routinely call “Freon.” Decades ago, all vehicles used R12 Freon. More recently, a safer form came out called Freon R134a. Now, there is a much safer form called R1234yf. These gases cannot be mixed, so your technician needs to be aware of which Freon is used in your vehicle. It’s this gas that delivers the clod charge to the air inside your vehicle and cools the interior.
Most people buy a vehicle with the intent of keeping it for as long as possible. This is how you maximize enjoyment and minimize the cost of ownership. During the time of ownership, we discover that some cars we like a lot, and some not so much. But the common denominator is this…the better care a vehicle receives, the longer it will last!
The key is to do regular service and maintenance, both for the mechanical systems and to the body and interior. When you keep your vehicle clean and running well, it will take you a long way down the road to a vehicle that lasts and lasts.
Safe driving is primarily about being aware of your surroundings and being respectful of your vehicle's power and others who are sharing the road. It isn’t difficult, but it can make the difference in getting you and others to your destination safely. Unsafe driving puts everyone at risk.
Here are some tips to ensure you are practicing safe driving.
Follow the three second rule
Car dealerships make money when you buy their car, but they make a lot when you bring it in for service. Consider us your “dealership replacement.” We can do any job they can, and you’ll be able to save hundreds of dollars on any repair! Plus, we warranty our parts and labor for everything we do. Our goal is to give you peace of mind whenever you drive, so rest easy, drive safely, and count on us to be there whenever you need us.
If you’re having a problem with your car, truck, or SUV, contact us right away and let us know what the issue is. We won’t diagnose your problem over the phone, but we can usually tell you if your car should be towed, or if it can be driven in for repair. Once here, we’ll do a thorough inspection, and provide an estimate of what the repair will cost. We’ll also make you aware of any other areas that may need attention.
It happens across America every day.
Someone enters their vehicle, on their way to work. They turn the key (or push the start button) and are surprised by THE LOUD SOUND OF AN OPEN EXHAUST PIPE RIGHT UNDER THEIR FEET! What’s going on ??
They’ve just become the victim of a catalytic converter thief. Next to the “grab and go” of the casual thief or drug addict, it’s the number one item stolen from vehicles today, as many as two thousand each month. Why is there so much interest in stealing this item?