With the passage of spring comes the increased passing of potholes. That’s right, pothole season is here, to the chagrin of your tires. Some potholes are easy to avoid, other potholes are impossible to avoid. When you have the unfortunate happenstance of hitting a pothole, damage can happen to your tires, wheels, steering and suspension. Keep reading to find out if hitting a pothole did any damage to your vehicle.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Our nose can tell us a lot about a situation. It’s particularly helpful when cooking and cleaning, or sensing dangerous gases and fumes. The nose is also a vital assistant when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Have you ever smelled burnt rubber, sweet syrup, or rotten eggs in and around your vehicle? These smells, along with others, are common signs your vehicle is need of some maintenance. Here are some common smells that should stay on the nose.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Just like how it is harder for humans to get out of bed when it’s cold out, it used to be harder for your vehicle to startup in the cold. Letting your vehicle warm up by starting the engine and letting your engine idle for several minutes used to be the norm. However, vehicles nowadays do not need to be “warmed” up, so idling before you drive is unnecessary.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Early spring is a confusing time in the world of motor vehicles. Inclement, cold weather mixed with warm weather can put a serious damper on the vital parts of your vehicle. Here is a list of helpful ways to keep your vehicle in check this spring.