Helpful Tips & Advice


10 Minute Pre-Trip Checkup Can Pay Off

Car Care Council offers three suggestions for a traveler’s 10-minute pre-trip checklist:   Check all fluids. There are several fluids, in addition to antifreeze, that require attention, including engine oil, power steering, brake and transmission fluids and windshield washer solvent and antifreeze/coolant. Check hoses and belts. A belt that fails can affect the electrical system, …Read More


Helpful Information

  What you can do yourself to keep your car on the road If everything on TV were true, then keeping a vehicle running great, looking good, and lasting a long time would be the easiest thing ever. Advertising will tell us over and over that all we really need to do to keep that …Read More


General Maintainence

  It’s Time for the 21st Century Tune-up Times are changing…cars are changing. One of the biggest changes in today’s automotive industry is the perception of a “tune-up.” Ask 10 vehicle owners their definition of a tune-up and chances are there’ll be 10 different answers. The classic “tune-up” was once the heart of the automotive …Read More


What is wrong with my car?

Sometimes it’s hard to know when your car just needs a break and when it needs a mechanic. By being proactive when you notice something amiss, you may save yourself a lot of money and trouble by getting it diagnosed early! I am here to assist you in diagnosing potential vehicle malfunctions. Do you have …Read More


My Thermostat is stuck

My car is overheating and I think my thermostat is stuck, Can I just remove it and have better flow?   While you would think that makes sense the answer is NO. Why? The thermostat does 2 things. 1) Cold Engine – Position Closed – Holds coolant flow until the engine warms up. 2) Warm/Hot …Read More


Maintenance Schedule

Love your car and it will love you back for many many reliable years. Simply following your vehicle’s manufactures scheduled maintenance plan located in your drivers manual will prevent many costly unneeded repairs. Preventative Maintenance Schedule