How Much Should it Cost to Replace Your Tires?
You hop in your car, back out of your driveway, and hear an odd dragging sound on the pavement beneath your tires. Ignoring it, you begin to drive off – and notice that your steering wheel is almost impossible to turn. Pulling over and stepping out of your car to investigate, you find that one […]
How Much Should It Cost to Replace a Tire?
Getting a tire replaced on your car is a relatively simple procedure that doesn’t take very long. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it can be a costly proposition – tires are among the priciest car repairs. But cheer up! This isn’t always the case, the cost to replace a tire really […]
Don’t Make Me Wait, Call or Think: Millennials and Auto Care Part I
2019 is the first year in US history that the number of millennials surpassed the number of baby boomers. Today, there are about 79.8 million millennials in the U.S. (ages 23 to 38 in 2019), while the total number of baby boomers (ages 55 to 73 in 2019) is 74.1 million. As baby boomers reach […]
Top Problems Women Face at the Auto Shop and How to Avoid Them
Car repair is a stressful, nerve-wracking experience for anyone. As you anxiously sit in the auto shop waiting room, you can’t help but ask yourself, “What problems will the mechanic find? How much will this cost me? Can I trust that I’m getting the best price?” In the male-dominated auto repair industry, a common assumption […]
Research Used Cars Online: 5 Great Sites
People research (and buy) everything online, from simple household items like laundry detergent to more complex items like electronics. But what about cars? Buying a used car online may seem like a stretch, but researching used cars is a no-brainer. You’ll be empowered by all of the information you’ve collected and by the time you […]
Electric Vehicles and Winter Weather
It’s a great time to drive electric. From Tesla to the Nissan LEAF, there are many great car options available. And if trucks are more your speed, Rivian recently debuted the R1S and R1T at the LA Auto Show. But if you’re considering buying an electric vehicle (EV) and live in an area that’s cold and/or […]
5 Facts You Didn't Know About Your Vehicle's Tires
Your car’s tires are among the most expensive vehicle-maintenance items you’ll have to cover. Tires are also among the most important safety features. Most of us would never dream of getting behind the wheel without buckling our seat belts. And in many cases, people make car buying decisions based on the availability of front- and […]
Your vehicle needs this holiday road-trip maintenance checklist
Before you head out for the holidays, make sure your vehicle is ready to go by checking this quick holiday road-trip checklist. If needed, make an appointment to have your car looked at by a professional mechanic. Quick Road-Trip Checklist Battery: Measure Its Strength Car batteries draw more energy while operating in the winter months. […]
4 Things to Do if Your Car Runs Out of Gas
The holidays are here and it’s time for road trips. Ideally you’ve planned ahead, but sometimes even the best plans don’t work out. Like making sure you have enough gas in the tank. What should you do if your fuel light goes on and there’s no service station in sight? Being prepared can help you avoid getting in […]
Your Car May Need a Brake Replacement
Similar to tires, another important safety component on your vehicle wears out too; your brakes and brake rotors. These components absorb a tremendous amount of friction whenever a vehicle is brought to a stop. But how do we know when? Brake life varies greatly depending on driving behavior, how far we drive and the type […]
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