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Time to get your brakes checked!

Time to get your brakes checked!

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and it’s the perfect time to have your brakes checked before you get on the road to see family and friends.  You use your brakes every time you drive your car, so they are a normal wear item and eventually need to be replaced. The brake system should be thoroughly inspected at least once a year to check the lining wear, rotor thickness, brake fluid level ... read more

Fall Car Care Safety Month!

Fall Car Care Safety Month!

October is Car Safety Month and it’s the perfect time to fall into a vehicle maintenance program to help extend the life of your vehicle and avoid costly repairs down the road. A thorough inspection of your car this month will help ensure safety and reliability as the weather starts to cool down. The Car Care Council recommends the following 10 basic maintenance procedures to keep your car ... read more

Preparing Your Vehicle for a Storm!

Preparing Your Vehicle for a Storm!

Living along the coast in Texas poses problems for drivers during bad weather. When a storm is in the Gulf of Mexico, TXDOT posts signs to warn drivers of the storm and to remind people to keep their gas tanks filled. Past hurricane seasons have shown the long lines at gas stations when people wait until the last minute to fill their tank while trying to safely evacuate. What are other ways drive ... read more

The “Dog Days of Summer” Are Here

The “Dog Days of Summer” Are Here

The “Dog Days of Summer” are here, so it’s time to make sure your vehicle’s A/C system is working properly to keep you cool while you are on the road! Do you know that your vehicle’s A/C is made up of 4 important components and what they all do? Compressor – pumps refrigerant through the A/C system. Evaporator – removes heat from inside the cabin and tra ... read more

Getting Your Car Ready for Summer!

Getting Your Car Ready for Summer!

Summer is here and it’s a perfect time to go for a road trip with your family! Before you load up the car and head out of town, be sure you take the time to get your car ready for the hot summer months. Many areas of the country experience extreme heat, which can really affect your vehicle. Two key areas that need to be addressed are your vehicle’s battery and ... read more

April is National Car Care Month

April is National Car Care Month and it’s time to have regular maintenance done to make sure your car is operating safely for essential trips. Although many vehicles are sitting idle during the current pandemic stay-at-home orders, it is important that you start your car at least once or twice a week to help prevent potential problems down the road. The longer your vehicle sits idle, the mor ... read more

Did you know that May 28th – June 3rd is National Tire Safety Week?

Did you know that May 28th – June 3rd is National Tire Safety Week? The United States Tires Manufacturer’s Association urges all motorists to do the quick four-step tire check to avoid a flat tire:   1) Check tire pressure on all your tires. The recommended amount of tire pressure needed for your vehicle is located on the inside of the driver’s side door panel. 2) Check t ... read more

Have you had your belts checked?

Did you know that belts are one of the most important parts of your vehicle? Although you might not see them unless you are looking under your hood, belts work hard to keep your car running. If you lose or break a belt, you can have immediate engine trouble.  What do the belts do? The belts are necessary for the cooling, air conditioning and charging systems of the engine. In addition, they ... read more

Show your car some LOVE!

Show your car some LOVE!

Show your car some LOVE! It’s February and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! You take time to show that special someone some love, but how about your vehicle? No matter where you need to go, your car is always there to get you there safely. So about how taking the time to give your vehicle a little love and affection? Here are a couple ways you can do that! Clean your car ... read more

Do Not Overlook Your Routine Vehicle Maintenance

Do Not Overlook Your Routine Vehicle Maintenance

Routine car maintenance is often one of those tasks that people tend to postpone for as long as possible. However, keeping your car healthy and maintained not only makes it safer to drive, but can extend the life of your car. Here are some tips to help keep your car in tip-top shape.   How long has it been since you’ve had the cabin air filter changed? The cabin air filter is responsi ... read more