Vehicle Maintenance

If your operation serves the northern states, Midwest, or any other area that’s affected by the seasons, now is a good time to start thinking about getting your fleet ready for the winter driving.  Dropping temperatures, icy roads, and heavy snowfalls all create increased problems for drivers.  The key to managing these challenges is preparation.… Read More


Fleet managers do all they can to ensure the safety, efficiency, and profitability of their fleet. As the cost of doing business rises day by day, taking care of your fleet is an important thing you can do get the most out of every trip and every gallon. Keeping up on regular fleet maintenance is… Read More


Although accessory belts might not be something you think about when taking care of your car, they do play a crucial role in the operation of your vehicle and should not be overlooked.  It is important to keep an eye on your accessory belts because they do wear and are susceptible to damage over time.… Read More


Now is the time of year to start or get back into good habits. Make 2016 the year you add vehicle maintenance to your list of resolutions. Preventive car and tire care will not only protect and prolong the life of your vehicle and tires, it also means safer travels for you and your passengers.… Read More


Although you may not be ready for winter, you need to make sure your vehicle is equipped to handle winter driving challenges! These five simple winter maintenance checks will help get you ready for winter weather: Check Your Tires  You should check your tire pressure regularly, including the pressure of your spare, but it is… Read More


Brakes are essential to the safe performance of your vehicle. There two standard types of brake systems in today’s vehicles – drum brakes and disc brakes. Drum brake systems incorporate brake shoes that push out against a spinning brake drum that is attached to the wheel. This action slows the car by means of friction.… Read More


One of the most expensive repairs you might have to make on your vehicle also happens to be one of the most easily prevented – timing belt failure. As your vehicle gets older and accumulates miles, its timing belt wears out and becomes compromised. While timing belt replacement is a simple service to perform, if… Read More


How Often Are Oil Changes Really Necessary? High on the list of the most vital regular maintenance operations to keep your car in peak condition are oil changes. Oil changes are a cost effective service that will allow your vehicle to operate smoothly and efficiently. Frequent oil changes will also help prevent expensive repairs throughout… Read More


While your engine may play the leading role under your hood, it relies heavily on a strong supporting cast in its power generating performance. That is why it is important to take your vehicle in for regular maintenance inspections and have components like belts and hoses checked. Not only does your engine rely on the… Read More


Did you know that summer heat can take a serious toll on car batteries? When it comes to batteries, people expect problems to strike during the harsh winter months. In reality, temperature extremes on both ends of the spectrum can be detrimental to car batteries. Some of the problems hot weather can cause for car… Read More