Friday, February 28, 2014

Quality Fuel at the Gas Station

Your vehicle thrives on clean, quality fuel. If you are unfortunate enough to fill up your vehicle with dirty fuel or fuel that has not been mixed properly, your fuel filter can clog and your vehicle’s mpg and performance can take a nose dive. Here are some tips to help you always get the best out of your fuel.

Monday, February 24, 2014

A Clean Engine is an Efficient Engine

Most of us are more efficient throughout our day if we are showered, clean and ready to go. You vehicle is just like us. A clean car is a happy car: specifically the engine.

A dirty engine can significantly decrease the efficiency of your vehicle. A dirty engine runs hotter than a clean one, which puts a bigger strain on your vehicle. Also, if you periodically clean your engine, it will be easier to spot leaks and diagnose problems.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Breaking Down Gender Boundaries at Jiffy Lube

In the last century, when I first began my career at Jiffy Lube, my store, and virtually the entire industry, was completely male dominated.  This would have been in 1983.  The “Quick-Lube” industry was in its infancy in those days and you would have been hard pressed to find a female at a Jiffy Lube or any other lube shop across the country.  Not that women were turned away or banned from the industry.  No grand conspiracy here!   Apparently working at a Jiffy Lube “back in the day” just wasn’t that appealing to women.