Monday, December 7, 2015

Maintenance Reminder: Radiator Antifreeze/Coolant Service

The engine cooling system in your vehicle circulates antifreeze through the engine and radiator. The antifreeze is formulated to prevent corrosion inside the cooling system and helps to maintain optimal engine operating temperature regardless of outside conditions. Replacing the antifreeze at regular intervals can help prevent overheating, freezing and premature cooling-system corrosion.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Maintenance Reminder: Signature Service Oil Change

With as much as you paid for your vehicle, you want to keep it on the road as long as possible. That's why we offer the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil Change. It's more than an oil change, it's preventive maintenance to change, inspect, check/fill and clean essential components of your vehicle and help keep it all running smoothly. By taking care of your vehicle with a Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil Change, you’ll be getting the peace of mind that your vehicle will be with you for a long time.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Fall Car Care for Your Vehicle: Part II

Fall is finally here to stay, and so is cold weather. Since the weather will only get colder and stormier over the next few months, now is the perfect time for a little fall car care for your vehicle. Take these vital maintenance steps for your vehicle in order to conquer fall weather and stay on the road.

Friday, October 23, 2015

It’s Time for Fall Car Care: Part I

Fall is here and that means colder weather is just around the corner. Now is the perfect time for a little fall car care for your vehicle in order to make sure your vehicle is ready to take on the upcoming months. Here are some of the most vital maintenance steps you can take for your vehicle every fall.

Friday, October 2, 2015

A Quick Guide to Dashboard Warning Lights: Part II

Warning lights are normally a real downer. Nobody likes seeing a warning light turn on while driving. They can be a real headache to try to understand and diagnose. Here’s another quick guide to help walk you through the meaning for some of the most common warning lights and what you should do next to remedy the situation.

Monday, September 21, 2015

A Quick Guide to Dashboard Warning Lights

Have you ever been driving and notice one of your dashboard warning lights turn on? What does it mean? What should you do next? Here’s a quick guide to help walk you through the meaning for some of the most common warning lights and what you should do next to remedy the situation.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Vehicle Maintenance Basics

Vehicle maintenance is easy to neglect. Daily life gets busy and time seems to fly. By the time you know it, it’s been 5 months since your vehicle has seen any maintenance. If you struggle to keep up with your regular maintenance schedule, you are not alone. In a recent study done by the Car Care Council, 84 percent of vehicles on the road are in the need of service or parts.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Avoid a Summer Road Trip Breakdown

Summer keeps chugging along and so does road trip season. No matter what your plans are this summer, no one wants to breakdown in the heat in a place far away from home. Follow these steps before any extended driving this summer in order to keep your vehicle on the road.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Signs that Point to a Brake Inspection

There is nothing more important than properly working brakes on your vehicle. Safety is paramount out on the road, and properly working brakes are key to avoid dangerous situations. Here are the signs your vehicle will make when your vehicle is suffering through some brake issues. If you see, feel, or hear any of these signs, get your vehicle in for a brake inspection as soon as possible in order to maintain your safety out on the road.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Ways to Gain Back Your MPG

Are you noticing a drop in your miles per gallon? Are you finding yourself at the gas station more often than ever before? If so, then your vehicle is in need of an MPG Maintenance Boost! Here is a list of the most common culprits that hurt your MPG.

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Smells of Maintenance

Our nose can tell us a lot about a situation. It’s particularly helpful when cooking and cleaning, or sensing dangerous gases and fumes. The nose is also a vital assistant when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Have you ever smelled burnt rubber, sweet syrup, or rotten eggs in and around your vehicle? These smells, along with others, are common signs your vehicle is need of some maintenance. Here are some common smells that should stay on the nose.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Pothole Season: A Tire’s Worst Enemy

With the passage of spring comes the increased passing of potholes. That’s right, pothole season is here, to the chagrin of your tires. Some potholes are easy to avoid, other potholes are impossible to avoid. When you have the unfortunate happenstance of hitting a pothole, damage can happen to your tires, wheels, steering and suspension. Keep reading to find out if hitting a pothole did any damage to your vehicle.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Spring Tips for Your Vehicle: Part II

Spring is a confusing time to be a car. The cold to warm weather changes mixed with the elements are a bad mix for your vehicle. Here are some tips to help you and your vehicle stay operational.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Don’t be Idle in the Morning

Just like how it is harder for humans to get out of bed when it’s cold out, it used to be harder for your vehicle to startup in the cold. Letting your vehicle warm up by starting the engine and letting your engine idle for several minutes used to be the norm. However, vehicles nowadays do not need to be “warmed” up, so idling before you drive is unnecessary.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Be Careful this Spring

It is never a good time to have car problems. Being stuck on the side of the road in early spring conditions is definitely not fun. Here are a few tips to better prepare you for any problems you face on the road.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Winter Tips for Your Vehicle

Winter keeps on going and so do our tips for your vehicle. Winter is a serious downer in the world of motor vehicles. Inclement, cold weather can put a serious damper on the vital parts of your vehicle. Here is a list of helpful ways to keep your vehicle in check this winter.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Tricks to Max Out Your MPG when Traveling

Traveling is always rough on your wallet. Here are a few tips to help increase your miles per gallon and help lighten the cost of your next trip.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Traveling with a Dog

Are you planning on traveling with a dog this year? Here are some vital tips to keep your dog and your vehicle safe on the road this season.

Friday, January 2, 2015

How to Successfully Jump a Car

Have you ever experienced that sinking feeling when you get in your car, slip the key into the ignition, turn the key, and then nothing happens. No noise, no lights, and no ignition. Your battery was dead. We are all only human. Sometimes we leave the headlights on and sometimes we leave the dome light on. Accidents happen. But, when you are faced with a dead battery, it is best to be prepared so you can be back on your merry way with only a small inconvenience.