Auto

tire speed rating

What does a tire’s speed rating mean? A tire’s speed rating indicates the max speed the tire can safely maintain over time. In short, it’s the fastest speed a tire can handle before it no longer performs as designed. Speed ratings are not just about speed. They’re also about ride comfort, wear, and cornering ability.… Read More


transmission flush

WHY A TRANSMISSION FLUSH IS A GREAT SERVICE There are many routine services recommended for your vehicle that improve the life and drivability while the miles add up on your vehicle. One of these is the transmission flush. There has been much debate over the necessity of flushing the transmission fluid and whether it helps… Read More


Have you ever taken a close look at your tires? There’s quite a bit going on there besides just the name brand of the tire. Most tires come marked with a code similar to something like this: P215/65R15. These tire sidewall markings can actually tell you everything you need to know about your tires! The… Read More


Are you as excited about summer as we are? Finally, we are free of the cold and snow and can drive with the windows down, go on road trips and stop being cooped up in the house every night and weekend. However, a fun and beautiful summer isn’t all fun and games. It is still… Read More


As the temperature rises and the sun starts beating down in the spring and summer, the heat can take a toll on your vehicle – particularly the engine. Although engine overheating is not as common today with newer vehicles, under certain conditions even brand-new engines can overheat. The process of starting and running a car… Read More


Spring is finally here, and summer will soon be right behind it. Whether it’s spring break or summer vacation, soon families all over the country will be taking time off from work and school to go on family road trips. Are you and your family planning a trip? Before you go loading up the car… Read More


The horrible flapping noises. The wobbling steering wheel. The drooping tire. Nothing quite makes your stomach drop quite like realizing you have a flat tire. They rarely happen at a convenient time – first thing in the morning on the way to work, on the highway going home, on your family road trip. Once you… Read More


Your car’s battery is one of the most important things under the hood. It helps keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It helps you listen to your favorite songs and helps keep you safe by alerting you when your seat belt isn’t fastened. And, more importantly, without it, your car… Read More


Brakes are a common concern for drivers all year, but these concerns are usually heightened when the temperature starts dropping and winter rolls in. “Does the cold hurt my brakes?” This is a question we receive from customers all the time. It’s a fair question. Whether you are driving the family car or commanding a… Read More


Man cleans a car from the snow with a brush

Little things can go a long way, especially when it comes to safe winter driving. If you want to ensure your vehicle is in the best shape to handle everything winter has to throw at it, we suggest adding these steps to your morning routine when getting in the car to go to work or… Read More