Let’s say you own a six, seven, eight-year “young” car. Your odometer reads between 100,000 – 120,000 miles. Your dash is illuminated with a wrench or a display that says “Service.” Your car’s telling you it’s time for service, but you’re not sure what’s involved in a typical 100,000 mile service checklist. Service indicators at […]
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 […]
Looking to earn some extra cash? A rideshare side-hustle with a company like Uber or Lyft could be very lucrative, especially at this time of year. But there’s a lot you need to know. If you’re thinking about becoming a rideshare driver, start by visiting experts like the The Rideshare Guy where you can learn the ins-and-outs of […]
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 side-impact […]
Thanksgiving is in its final hours and now we’re on to the most wonderful time of the year! At least that’s how some people feel. The holiday season officially begins with the annual shopping brawl universally known as Black Friday. To win Black Friday, you need a strategy. And that includes your vehicle. Before you head […]
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 […]
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 […]
As the fall weather rolls in, your car battery may be losing its zest for life. The dead of winter is inconveniently the peak online-search season for car batteries — just the time of year you don’t want to be stranded. There’s no better time than the present to have your vehicle’s battery tested (and […]
Exciting news: Feedspot listed Openbay Overdrive on their “Top 100 Auto Blogs Every Enthusiast Must Read” list. We’re thrilled to be honored! Openbay is in great company, alongside the likes of Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Automobile and Car Talk.For the uninitiated, Feedspot is an RSS feed, where readers can subscribe to their favorite blogs, and read them […]
Here’s Heather, at Boston-based WZLX’s Karlson & McKenzie show, talking about National Car Care Month and Openbay’s blog, “Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Mechanic.” Check out what they admitted to, while bringing their cars to the shop, versus things they agreed were in poor taste. Are you guilty of a breach in service-lane etiquette, […]
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