Three Easy Steps To Improved Performance : Car Maintenance

(NAPSI)—A properly maintained vehicle can keep you on the road to safety and savings. It will run more efficiently and extend the life of your vehicle. Even if you don’t feel the results from each small improvement, several together can make a big difference. Here are three to consider: The old adage that “oil is […]

Everything Gets Old, Even Your Shocks : Car Maintenance

There are also important parts on your vehicle that need to be replaced when they get old—including your shock absorbers and struts. But replacing them is more than just a matter of keeping your vehicle fresh—it can also help keep you and your family safe. “Shocks and struts are hidden behind the wheels, so their […]

Don’t Get Stuck On The Road This Summer : Spring-Summer

(BPT) – Summer is the time for road trips, whether they cover thousands of miles across the country, or are “staycation” day trips. As we head into the summer months, gasoline prices continue to fluctuate and are expected to average $3.56 per gallon for regular-grade gasoline, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Whether you’re […]

Car Noises And What They Mean : Car Maintenance

(BPT) – “What is that rattling? Is it serious?” We all can get a little paranoid about a new sound our car is making. Those sounds can certainly be annoying, but what people don’t realize is sometimes those sounds may be linked to something more serious. About 7 percent of car crashes are caused by […]

Save Time And Money With Easy DIY Auto Maintenance Tips : Car Maintenance

(BPT) – Vehicles are a big investment for families – usually the second highest valued item in a household after the home itself. While the purchase price for cars, trucks and SUVs keeps going up, the cost of maintenance is holding steady or even dropping for most vehicles. Better materials, sophisticated computers and other advances […]

Helping Your Car Keep Cool In Warmer Weather : Spring-Summer

(NAPSI)—Whether it’s a vacation road trip or your daily commute to work, when the temperatures climb higher on the outside, things are also heating up under the hood of your car. Fortunately, there are several preventative steps you can take to keep your engine running cool. Here are some tips that can help to keep […]

See If You Are Tire Smart : Car Maintenance

(NAPSI)—A recent national survey found that only one in six U.S. drivers is “tire smart” when it comes to checking tire pressure-a quick and simple step that can optimize vehicle safety and fuel economy and helps tires last longer. Significant differences exist between men and women and also among younger and older drivers. Men are […]

Check your Tire Pressure and Increase Your Gas Mileage : Car Maintenance

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Devoting a little effort and time to ensure that your tires are road worthy always pay dividends in issues of safety. The professionals say the first step you ought to take is to ensure that your tires are accurately inflated. According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), under inflated tires have a hand […]

Seven Tips For Finding Excellent Car Service

The best car service is preventative, not patchwork. The last thing car owners need nowadays, with increasingly busy schedules, is frequent trips to the mechanic. It’s especially frustrating with easily fixed or recurring problems. Here are some tips to avoid breaking the bank the next time your vehicle breaks down. Check Out Reviews First With […]