How To Check Your Car’s Vitals Between Oil Changes To Avoid Repairs

You need to check your car's vitals every time you get an oil change. Every three months or 3,000 miles used to be the recommendation. With today's higher-performance vehicles, recommended oil changes have changed to every every 5,000 to 10,000 miles. Check your owner's manual for your particular car's tune-up schedule. In the meantime, check your oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and coolant in between those longer oil changes yourself to keep your car running smoothly. Read More 

3 Tips for Foreign Car Maintenance

In order to care for your European car, you need to be very mindful of the maintenance that you'll receive. Whether you have a Mercedes, Volkswagen or BMW, there are some intricacies of these vehicles that will require you to do business with professionals who specialize in fixing these cars. Auto shops will also have access to all of the parts that you will need to get the repair done speedily. Read More 

Four Things To Have The Mechanic Check When He Or She Changes The Oil In Your Car

When you have a car, it is important to do what you can to take care of it. There are many people who know to have their oil changed regularly, but do not realize that there is other regular maintenance that need to be done to keep the car running as well as it can for as long as possible. The guide that follows walks you through a few other things you may need to have checked on a regular basis if you want your car to run properly for years to come. Read More 

3 Ways to Ruin Your Transmission

Having access to a functional automobile is a luxury that many drivers take for granted. If you would have a difficult time traveling to school or work if your car broke down, it's important that you take the time to invest in proper maintenance. Your vehicle's transmission plays a critical role in how well it performs on a daily basis. Maintaining the transmission is essential when it comes to keeping your car in good condition. Read More 

4 Signs Your Brakes Need to Be Checked This Spring

Over the next few weeks, pay close attention to the four signs discussed in detail below. If you experience one or a combination of these signs, you should schedule a spring brake check for your vehicle.  #1 Vehicle Pulls The first thing that you need to watch for is your vehicle pulling one way or another when you drive. When you take your hands off the wheel, your vehicle should drive straight. Read More