Time for Brake Service or Repairs? 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Get Rid of Your Brake Dust Covers

If your brakes need to be repaired, and you were thinking of removing the brake dust cover—or you've already gotten rid of that particular piece of equipment—then you should quickly rethink that decision. The brake dust cover may seem like a nuisance to deal with, but that nuisance actually provides you with quite a few benefits. Here are just four of the reasons why you need to keep the brake dust cover on your car. Read More 

Tips To Diagnose A Check Engine Light

You love your car, but nothing tests that love like the sudden appearance of the check engine light. Suddenly, your faithful ride turns into a potentially costly repair bill just waiting to jump out and raid your bank account. For many drivers, that simple dash light is one of the most stressful things that can appear in their car. Luckily, a check engine light doesn't have to spell doom and, in most cases, it may point to a relatively simple and inexpensive problem. Read More 

The Timing Belt: Maintenance Tips & Signs of Failure

When you think about regular car maintenance, what comes to mind? Most people think of oil changes, tire rotations, and perhaps replacing the spark plugs. But there is another component of your car that often needs to be replaced at some point: the timing belt. Keep reading to learn more about the timing belt, its job, and when it needs to be replaced. What is the timing belt? The timing belt is a part of your car that ensures the valves and crankshaft within the car's engine operate at the same time in a synchronized manner. Read More 

Why You Don’t Want To Delay Getting Your Transmission Repaired

If you have a vehicle that has been showing signs of problems with its transmission, you will want to do all you can to get it in the mechanic's shop right away. Of course, you may have experience with other people who have driven their vehicles while having active transmission problems and you might wonder why you shouldn't do the same. To help you understand why this is not a mechanical issue that you want to delay getting resolved, you will want to check out the following information. Read More 

How To Protect Your Car’s Windshield

Your windshield is one of the most used parts of your car, but you likely do not think about it very much at all, as long as it is in good condition and is doing its job properly. As soon as it becomes damaged or your visibility has been impaired, however, your windshield can suddenly represent a serious safety threat. Fortunately, there are a few simple things that you can do to protect your windshield from physical damage and to maintain your visibility at all times while driving. Read More