Blog - Maintenance Tips

Feeling the Summer Heat? Your Car Battery is Too

July 13, 2015

If the heat of summer is wearing you down, it is likely taking its toll on your car battery too. Contrary to popular belief, summer highs rather than winter lows pose the greater threat to battery…

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What is That Dashboard Light Telling You?

July 6, 2015

You may have noticed the illuminated symbols on your dashboard when you start your car. While these lights usually go off right away and are soon forgotten, motorists should be car care aware and…

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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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