Friday, September 28, 2012

Wiper Blades: How to Clean and Inspect for Damage

Have you ever been caught in the rain only to find out your wipers do not work properly? Your windshield turns into a streaky puddle and you can’t see a thing. Take a few easy steps in order to make sure you can see out your windshield when those showers strike. The following are a few easy suggestions on how to keep your wipers working:

Friday, September 21, 2012

Air Filter: Keep it Clean to Maximize MPG

Did you know a dirty air filter can severely decrease the performance of your vehicle and lower your gas mileage? Just like you and me, your vehicle needs to breathe. However, the air quality outside is not always the greatest. Your vehicle filters the airflow to your engine through the engine air filter. Over time, the filter gets dirty and clogged. When this happens, your engine struggles to breathe, which decreases performance and lowers your vehicles fuel efficiency by up to 14 percent. See your owner’s manual for how often your air filter should be checked and replaced.

Friday, September 14, 2012

5 Steps to Basic Vehicle Maintenance

A few easy and inexpensive maintenance steps can keep your vehicle on the road and out of the shop. The following is a list of 5 easy maintenance tips that will help maximize the life of your vehicle.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Tips to Maximize the Life of your Tires

Simple tire maintenance can both increase the life of your tires and optimize your gas mileage. Driving with over or under inflated tires can weaken your tires, cause uneven wear and impact your gas mileage. Here are a few simple tasks you can do in order to optimize the life of your tires and keep you safe on the road.