Blog - Maintenance Tips

A/C Service: Keep Your Car Cool When Things Heat Up

June 29, 2015

Sitting in traffic when temperatures soar without a properly functioning air conditioning (A/C) system is the last place most drivers want to be. To help avoid this uncomfortable situation, the…

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The ABC's of Car Care

June 15, 2015

In many parts of the midwest, when school let's out, Driver's Ed is in  and many young people start learning basic driving and car care skills.  

It’s never too early to learn the…


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Do-It-Yourself A/C Recharge Hits the Spot When the Weather Gets Hot

June 8, 2015

 

After winter hibernation, your air conditioning system may need a little attention to keep you cool. Small leaks, cracked or dried-out seals mean that after months of not needing A/C, your…

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Super 7 Air Conditioning Checklist

May 27, 2015

It's getting warmer and the summer heat will be here any day.  

Hours spent in a hot, stifling vehicle can spoil a weekend getaway or vacation.  Conducting periodic underhood inspection…

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Don’t Forget a Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Before Hitting the Road

May 18, 2015

If you are hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend, you will have lots of company. With millions of Americans taking road trips, the last thing you need is car trouble. A simple pre-trip vehicle…

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Easy Ways to go Green

May 11, 2015

Looking for ways to become more environmentally friendly with your car? Motorists can help protect the environment by following four simple steps from the non-profit Car Care Council.

  1. Follow a…

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Maintenance Monday -- Is your vehicle ready for summer?

April 27, 2015

Summer is coming.  Make sure your vehicles are ready in seven quick steps!

  1. Radiator Check up
  2. Keep your Engine Cool
  3. Check your Battery
  4. Insepct your Tires
  5. Get your AC Ready
  6. Wash & Wax to…

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Signs you have pothole damage

April 22, 2015

8 Signs That Your Car Has Pothole Damage

A pothole can be your car’s worst enemy. These holes or pits on a road’s surface can seriously damage a vehicle’s ride control…

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Stop and Double Check Your Brake lights!

April 20, 2015

STOP right there! Reminder- have someone help you check that both brake lights are working. 

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Preventing Brake Corrosion

April 13, 2015

Winter is over, but your car may still be feeling the effects.

Road salts used during the winter can cause corrosion to your indercarriage which over time can lead to brake failure.  @nrtsagov…

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