Seasonal Service

Shower Some Love On Older Vehicles

That older vehicle in the driveway may not look like much, but it’s been a reliable member of the family for years. The best part? That heap is paid off, and you’re no longer making monthly payments for it.

This is dedicated to those older vehicles. Give them the love they deserve this Valentine’s Day.  

 

Key To Long Car Life: Multipoint Inspection

Most experts agree the keys to a long life are health and happiness. Likewise, the secret to vehicle health means doing the small things that keep it running in top condition.

Enter the humble multipoint inspection.

Stay Comfy All Winter With Climate Control System Inspection

How can you keep your passenger cabin comfortable when you can see steam coming off your breath?

Get your climate control system checked out and you’ll be comfy and cozy behind the wheel all winter long.

Bring Balance Back to Your Tire's Life

Tires aren’t complicated. Just keep them properly inflated, rotate them every so often and don’t run over the curb and they’ll be just fine, right?

Actually, no.

ABCs of ABS: Things Drivers Should Know

ABS replaces the need to pump the brake pedal

Ask a driver how their ABS is and chances are you’ll get a blank stare.

Anti-lock brake systems are credited as one of the most advanced safety technologies in modern vehicles yet they are an enigma to many.

How do you know if your ABS is functioning properly? It’s part performance and part education.

Routine brake checks help keep your vehicle safe

Some warning signs never flash across your vehicle dashboard. Problems such as squeals or a vibrating brake pedal could be your car’s way of pleading for service. 

How quickly can your vehicle stop? Five brake warning signs

by Tony Molla, ASE Master Technician

A vehicle’s braking system is easy to ignore—until it doesn’t work properly. Can your vehicle respond quickly if child suddenly runs into the street or the car in front of you makes an evasive maneuver?

Simple tricks help extend battery life

For most drivers a vehicle battery is just a black box underneath the hood of their vehicle. 

To Gale Kimbrough batteries are like life itself, something to be nurtured and protected and every once in a while given a recharge. 

Five safety tips for your vehicle's braking system

Families penciling road maps and compiling an itinerary for summer travel should add one additional item to the list—brake inspection. See Coupons.

Your vehicle’s brake system is a key safety component and prone to problems caused by harsh summer conditions.  Heat is the main culprit, especially for vehicles loaded down with travelers and gear.

Steering vibration may signal brake problems

You’re driving down the block and a bike rider appears from a side street. As your vehicle slows down, you notice an unsettling vibration in the steering wheel. Lately, you’ve also noticed the vibration anytime you use the brakes.

Your first instinct tells you something has gone wrong with the tires, but a new set was installed a couple months ago.