Road Trip Checklist Maintenance

This Thanksgiving, AAA projects that roughly 48.5 million Americans will travel by automobile or more towards their destination. That’s the highest volume in over 12 years. Before you head out, make sure your vehicle is ready to go by checking this quick holiday road-trip checklist. If needed, make an appointment to have your car looked…

The holidays are here and it’s time for road trips.  Ideally you’ve planned ahead, but sometimes even the best plans don’t work out. Like making sure you have enough gas in the tank.  What should you do if your fuel light goes on and there’s no service station in sight? Being prepared can help you avoid getting in…

Engine Coolant Engine coolant is a critical component of a vehicle’s cooling system. It reduces the temperature of an automotive engine while it is running. It also prevents any cooling system fluids from freezing when outside temperature drops below freezing. Coolant Systems Vehicle cooling systems are made up of a radiator located behind the vehicle’s…

oil cap and dipstick

Find out how to check your engine oil levels and how frequently. Engine oil is used to lubricate moving components of an automotive engine while it is running. As the engine components move together, they cause friction. And friction causes heat. Engine oil is used to reduce friction while absorbing heat thereby preventing an engine…