Posts

  • Is Idling Good For You Car?

    Wednesday 19 July 2017

    What Is Idling and Does It Help Your Car?      As long as many of us has driven a car, we have always been taught to idle our engine and let it warm up in the morning or on cold days. This is easier on the engine and will help it last longer they say. Is this really true though and, if so, does it pertain to today’s modern cars with their advanced electronic control systems? The answer is no and we will explain why idling your engine to warm up your car could actually harm... read more

  • How to Avoid Getting Your Car Broken Into or Stolen

    Thursday 27 April 2017

    How to Avoid Getting Your Car Broken Into or Stolen Car thefts are on the rise and more and more people are becoming the victim of car theft. Many say that they locked their car and thought it was parked in a safe area, but their vehicle was still stolen. It doesn’t take long for a car thief to break into your car, start it and drive off. Even with modern technology on board, there is a car stolen every minute in the US.      While many of us think of car theft as a t... read more

  • Your Timing Belt

    Wednesday 15 March 2017

    Your Car’s Timing Belt      Timing belts are one of those mysterious car parts that many drivers are either unaware of, or they just don’t understand them. Your car’s timing belt isn’t visible from the engine bay, yet it needs regular replacement. There is no dash light that tells you to replace it, you have to look in your owner’s manual and see what the manufacturer recommends and when a shop recommends that you have your timing belt replaced... read more

  • Tips for Driving in the Rain

    Monday 23 January 2017

    Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain No matter where you live in the country, you will have experienced rain and you may have even gotten stuck driving in it. For many of us, that isn’t a problem. Our vehicles are designed with dependable braking systems, our steering and suspension systems keep us on the road and our tires have been formulated to provide the highest amount of grip. Still, for some, driving in the rain can be stressful. They often get the feeling that they could lose contr... read more

  • How Long Should a Car Battery Last?

    Tuesday 10 January 2017

    One component of your car that you hardly ever think about is also one of the most important. Without it, your car wouldn’t start and you could be left stranded somewhere. I am talking about your car’s battery. A battery that is in good condition will ensure that your car will start every time, no matter what the weather is like. With that being said, what do you really know about your car’s battery? Besides knowing that it helps start your car, do you know how long it should l... read more