There comes a time during the year where either your summer tires no longer are a viable option, or the lack of tread on your current tires become way too low. With tires being one of the most important components of your vehicle, it’s never a good idea to run incorrect rubber, or a set [...]
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The last thing someone needs with their car is corrosion -- and for older cars (and some new), this is all too apparent to have at some point. However sometimes, there isn’t a clear-cut distinction of rust occurring, and these issues may only be pointed out by someone who can detect it. As [...]
Driving along the highway is usually a carefree process, involving not much more than attention to the road signs and traffic around you. But what starts off as a casual drive can always be altered with events that are out of your control. Most notably, flying debris on the road. After high winds, precipitation, or [...]
Whether it’s a used car you’ve just purchased, or you forgot that you weren’t supposed to do it, having cigarette smell in your car isn’t the best thing to have to endure every time you get inside. While it’s been said that removing the smell is impossible, there are ways to do it -- you [...]
Your line of sight while driving is very important, which is why all cars today are equipped with washer fluid nozzles and wipers! These small additions to cars prove to be imperative to driving, allowing them to increase visibility and give you a bit more coverage on the road (with headlight washers). But when the [...]
We’ve all had moments where we get in the car and it smells a bit… off, haven’t we? Whether it was a bit of food forgotten in the backseat or a coffee left in the cupholder, there’s a number of reasons your car can have an odd smell in it. But musky moisture [...]
Rolling the windows down during the summer is almost a given, unless the air conditioning is on! But the feeling of the air blowing past your face on a long weekend drive to the beach is often unsurpassed, which is why many tend to grab fresh air while they’re doing so. But pushing the button [...]
The last thing you need in the summer is a car that can’t keep you comfortable during the hot and humid days. Because of the strain an air conditioning system goes through, it’s always good to continue with maintenance and checkups to make sure everything is in working order. Sometimes however, your air [...]
Smaller maintenance jobs are something that everyone eventually has to have done on their car. Whether it’s an oil change or a fluid flush, it’s eventually all necessary. With your braking system however, the telling signs that you need new parts don’t always come at a mileage indicator -- it takes your eye to notice! [...]
We’ve all been there or know someone who has been there. A simple car wash and wipe down reveals what looks like lines in your paint in a circular motion -- and the car barely looks clean! Clearly, it wasn’t you; you just washed the car! But the culprit is rarely known by many [...]