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Tips Your Mechanic Wishes You Would Follow

Caring for your vehicle doesn’t always mean going in for expensive repairs. Part of vehicle maintenance is taking the time to care for it regularly. This is more than kicking the tires and putting in gas. Most mechanics can tell you that they commonly see issues that could otherwise have been avoided. If you listen [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:27:12+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Car Care, Good Mechanic|Comments Off on Tips Your Mechanic Wishes You Would Follow

4 Things to Check When Maintaining Your Vehicle

It is important that you look over your car once a week. This helps you notice when anything is out of place or not quite the way it should be. The sooner you notice problems, the sooner you can get them fixed, and the less damage that problem can do. Here are some of the [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:48:30+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Auto Parts|Comments Off on 4 Things to Check When Maintaining Your Vehicle

Your Battery Light Could Signal More Than a Dying Battery

Have you recently noticed your battery light coming on, on your dash? If so, you likely thought that your battery was dying. It’s a natural assumption. However, what most people don’t realize is that there are a lot of different things that can signal this light to go off. If your battery light is on, [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:30:42+00:00 March 28th, 2017|DYI Auto Repair, Save Money|Comments Off on Your Battery Light Could Signal More Than a Dying Battery

6 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle

Spring is an important time of year. Things outside are starting to regrow, there is a lot of rain to help bring frozen ground back to life, and your vehicle survived another chilly winter. In order to help bring new life back to your vehicle, it is important that you take good care of it [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:30:26+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Car Care|Comments Off on 6 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Vehicle

Common Mechanic Terms to Know When Getting Your Car Fixed

When you need to take your car into the mechanic, it can be a worrisome prospect. This becomes an even bigger problem if you don’t understand some of what your mechanic is telling you. Here is a simple breakdown of some of the terms that most mechanics use, and what they mean. Instead of being [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:31:50+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Auto Repair Terms|Comments Off on Common Mechanic Terms to Know When Getting Your Car Fixed

Maintaining the Exterior of Your Vehicle This Spring

The exterior of your vehicle is what everyone sees when you are driving down the road. You want it to look its best. Springtime means getting that excess dirt and grime off of the vehicle, as winter can cause a lot of dirt buildup. This is especially true when the weather gets too cold to [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:31:11+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Car Care|Comments Off on Maintaining the Exterior of Your Vehicle This Spring

Helping Your Vehicle Smell Better in No Time

After owning a car for a few years, it isn’t going to smell like a new car anymore. This is true no matter how often you clean it and how many car washes it has gone through. Instead of going to your nearest Florence auto parts store and getting a pretty-colored pinecone with a new [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:32:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Car Care|Comments Off on Helping Your Vehicle Smell Better in No Time

How to Identify Fluids Beneath Your Vehicle

Have you recently started to notice that under your vehicle, there is a puddle? It could be tiny, or it could have spread out into the size of a basketball, or possibly even larger. Knowing what is leaking allows you to have a much better idea of what the problem is. When you can say [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:32:50+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Car Care, Engine Care|Comments Off on How to Identify Fluids Beneath Your Vehicle

Repair Your Vehicle Immediately Following Any Type of Accident

Getting into a crash can be terrifying. You look around to make sure everyone is alright. Then, you have to make sure to get a police report, and contact your insurance. However, you also need to make sure your vehicle is safe. If your vehicle was totaled, then you obviously know your vehicle is no [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:33:32+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Repair Auto Parts|Comments Off on Repair Your Vehicle Immediately Following Any Type of Accident

What You Need In Your Car In Case It Snows

While snow in the Florence, Alabama area is rare, it isn’t unheard of. They are saying this winter is going to be colder and snowier than most of the winters in history. If that happens to be true, you are going to need to make sure your vehicle is prepared for the potential of getting [...]

By | 2017-06-14T15:33:57+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Winterizing a Vehicle|Comments Off on What You Need In Your Car In Case It Snows