Category: Auto Repair

Making Your Ride Dog-friendly

April 17th, 2018 by

Your dog will love “going with” even more with these tips! Springtime is upon us and there’s no better time to go out exploring than now! We know it’s a little more exciting to go on adventures with friends… or furry friends! We also know that taking your pup in your car can get messy

Keep These 8 Things In Your Automotive Safety Kit

March 14th, 2017 by

Even the most well-maintained vehicles can run into trouble at times, which is why it’s important to always be prepared! We’ve put together a list of eight things you should always keep in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Check them out, and let us know if you would add anything! 1. First Aid

5 Most Common Vehicle Failures

December 23rd, 2016 by

While you never want to be stranded on the side of the road, winter is probably the least desirable time to have this happen. And although there will always be unavoidable, unfortunate events, we’ve compiled a list of the five most common vehicle failures and how you can prevent them! 1. Check Engine Light An

The Most Common Car Buying Mistakes

October 14th, 2016 by

Are you about to buy a new car? Before you trade in your keys for new ones, check out some of the common mistakes people make when buying new cars that we shared on Auto Talk Radio! Falling In Love with a Model or Brand While buying a new or used car can be exciting,

5 Vehicle Noises You Should Never Ignore

July 20th, 2016 by

Your vehicle makes a lot of noises. Some are perfectly normal, but there are some you should not ignore. Getting any problems looked at early can save you money in the long run. Here are 5 vehicle noises you should never ignore. Squeaking or Chirping Wheel – This can be an indicator that the wheel

How to Communicate Better with Your Automotive Technician

July 18th, 2016 by

We hear it all the time, “It’s just making this funny noise.” When your vehicle is acting up, there are things you can do to help your ASE Certified automotive technician accurately and efficiently diagnose your vehicle. Our best advice? Be descriptive. Use adjectives to describe the sound, noise or feeling your vehicle is experiencing.

5 Tips For Preserving Your Car Battery

October 22nd, 2015 by

Many drivers don’t realize that their battery is in poor condition until they try to go to work in the morning. Your vehicle’s battery condition should be properly maintained and monitored at all times. There are ways for drivers to help preserve their car battery so they can avoid an untimely dead battery. Drivers can

5 Warning Signs of Bad Brakes

October 5th, 2015 by

Your vehicle’s brakes are obviously very important. It may not always be so obvious when you’re driving on bad brakes. There are many signs that you’ll want to notice long before your brakes stop working. This type of oversight can be very dangerous and very expensive. To keep your vehicle ahead of any costly brake

Is Your Car’s Air Conditioning Ready for Summer?

June 30th, 2015 by

You’ve got your grill fired up, your pool gear ready and your beach trips planned, but is your car as ready for the warm summer weather as you are? You vehicle’s air conditioning doesn’t get much use over the winter months, so many people will find upon firing it up that it isn’t working the

Green Driving Tips to Celebrate Earth Day 2015

April 20th, 2015 by

Earth Day is almost here once again, April 22, and many people are thinking about how they can participate this year. Many people understand the importance of recycling, but not as many know how much of an impact our cars have on the environment! On this Earth Day, everyone should make it a point to