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Car Maintenance

What does it really cost to maintain your car?

If you are looking at buying a new vehicle or trading in your current vehicle, it can be difficult to factor in hard maintenance cost figures. Depending on the vehicle you have or are considering purchasing, regular maintenance frequency can vary, as well as the overall costs. Here, we’ve put together a couple reliable resources…

Mechanic Rotating Tires

When should I rotate my tires?

Tires are the only part of your vehicle that has actual contact with a road surface. Bearing this in mind, it is important to keep your tires performing at their best, during all seasons of the year. Proper tire maintenance is the first step in maintaining a safe vehicle. So why do I even need…

Headlight Restoration

When are cloudy headlights not safe? Can my headlights be restored?

If your headlights are yellowing or becoming cloudy, you should consider having your headlights restored to their original condition. Restoring your vehicle’s headlights improves not only its appearance, but it’s safety as well! What causes headlights to become cloudy and yellow? Have you ever wondered why, typically, only your headlights will fade and yellow over…

Check Engine Light

Tired of looking at your ‘Check Engine’ light?

We all hate it when it comes on: the dreaded check engine light. That little dashboard light may as well say “Costly repair bill ahead.” In some cases, that may be true, but often, check engine lights are thrown due to small issues that can be easily remedied! Here are the some of the most…

Maintain Your Vehicle's Fluids

How often should I get my oil changed?

Typically, most vehicles require an oil change every 3,000 – 5,000 miles. Not all vehicles are the same, and not all engine oils are the same. So which type of oil change should you get, and how often? Two Types of Oil Conventional (Non-Synthetic) Oil This is the standard, petroleum-based oil that is offered at…