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…

when do i need a transmission flush

In today’s day and age, there is no longer an industry standard for how often you need to change your transmission fluid. So, if you’re wondering, “when do I need a transmission flush?” you won’t find an exact answer here. Instead, you’ll get armed with enough knowledge to keep your car running well. First, What Does Transmission Fluid…

what does a muffler do

Your exhaust system, and namely the muffler, are crucial to your vehicle’s performance. Therefore, it’s important to have some understanding of the muffler’s basic function. Otherwise, you’re at a higher risk for muffler damage, and all of the repercussions that come along with that. A defective muffler can cause excessive noise pollution, a decrease in fuel efficiency, and lowered engine performance….

Auto Repair Estimate Toyota Camry Oil Change Openbay

Needing car repair can be a pain. In addition to the cost, and your vehicle’s downtime, you’re unsure what you should be paying for the service. Good news: you can quickly request and receive an auto repair estimate, customized to your vehicle, through Openbay. Here’s how it works, if you’re — Seeking a Standard Auto Repair Estimate…

tire pressure

Every time I drive my car, I always see people driving on under-inflated tires.  They’re typically older vehicles (pre-2007) that are likely not equipped with a tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS).  I try my best to alert the driver, but traffic congestion can make that difficult. Honking at someone to get his or her attention will likely…