Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

car covered in snow

Benefits of winter tires

Should I get winter tires?

Drivers here in the Midwest can attest to how bad the roads will get in the winter. The snow and ice can make for a real headache while traveling, which will make it tough to gain traction and will decrease handling. Some drivers make the decision to switch to winter tires, but is this necessary for you? we’ll discuss that below! Read the rest of this entry >>

close-up look at a car under the hood

When do I need to replace my spark plugs?

Signs and symptoms of bad spark plugs

It’s important to keep your vehicle well maintained if you want to optimize its longevity. Sometimes, though, some components may fall victim to wear, tear, or age, and when this happens, it’s time to replace them. Take spark plugs for instance. Spark plugs are what will help start the vehicle and keep it running by igniting the spark in the combustion chamber. If the spark plugs start to go bad, that can cause some problems that will need to be addressed. Check out some signs and symptoms of bad spark plugs here on our blog! Read the rest of this entry >>

transmission in a vehicle

When to get a transmission flush

What will happen if you don’t get a transmission flush?

We all know that regular maintenance is necessary for prolonging the lifespan of our vehicles. Just like our bodies will deteriorate without the proper care and attention, the same thing will happen to a machine that is out on the road for years on end racking up hundreds of thousands of miles on it. one of those necessary maintenance needs is a transmission flush. Find out what will happen if you don’t get a transmission flush by reading our blog! Read the rest of this entry >>

person pouring oil in a vehicle engine

Have you gotten your oil changed recently?

When should I change the oil in my car?

If you want to keep your vehicle running smoothly, you’ll want to keep up with all the maintenance services it needs. Your vehicle will need many maintenance services over its lifetime, but one of the most frequent ones is an oil change. Don’t worry, this isn’t an expensive or time-consuming service for the most part. Find out when you should change the oil in your car below! Read the rest of this entry >>