When is the last time you changed your vehicle's oil? This simple task is absolutely essential if you want to maintain your car's performance level and maximize its life. If you don't change your oil regularly, your negligence could cause significant … [Read more...] about What Kind of Oil Should I Use in My Car?
A car warranty is a guarantee designed to protect you in case a part of your vehicle fails. Typically offered by a manufacturer or dealer, a warranty covers certain repairs or defect replacements, and it may also ensure that your vehicle will have a … [Read more...] about How Car Warranties Work
In the early days of the modern automobile, most cars didn't use electricity. Lights were powered by gas, bells were used instead of horns, and engines were started by crank. However, by the 1920s, rechargeable batteries were quite commonplace. And as … [Read more...] about Automotive Electrical System Basics
Typically, when you take your car to a mechanic, the professionals at the auto shop make any needed repairs or replacements using parts currently at the shop or parts they have ordered. However, sometimes drivers wonder if they might save money by … [Read more...] about Can I Bring My Own Parts to a Mechanic?
Most car owners know they need to keep up with their vehicle’s maintenance (well, at least we hope they do), but sometimes it gets murky beyond that. How often do I need an oil change? When do I need a new car battery? It’s OK to have these questions, but … [Read more...] about When to Schedule Car Maintenance