Believe it or not, winter is just a month away—the winter solstice (i.e., the first day of winter) is December 22nd this year. Although we know that you'll be busy enough with holiday festivities and shopping, take a little time in these next few weeks to … [Read more...] about How Should I Prepare My Car for Winter?
Let's get one thing straight right away: all car maintenance is important. Keeping your car in good health is crucial for a variety of reasons: it extends the life of the vehicle, it prevents dangerous accidents, it improves your vehicle's performance, … [Read more...] about Most Important Car Maintenance
Squeak, squeak, squeak! Squeaking brakes aren't just annoying—they can cause panic if you don't know the cause of the squeaking. After all, of all the car features to malfunction, the brakes might be the worst. Faulty brakes are a recipe for disaster, so … [Read more...] about Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?
Almost everyone is familiar with the car mechanic’s stereotype: someone who, with more knowledge of the car’s workings than the owner, might try to scam the customer into paying for repairs or maintenance that are unnecessary. And while we hate that … [Read more...] about Common Auto Repair Scams (and How to Avoid Them!)
In 1969, only 54% of domestic automobiles included air conditioning (source), and those of you who were around in the pre-AC days can attest to the sticky, sweltering discomfort of driving on a hot summer day. These days, many people can't imagine the … [Read more...] about What to Do If Your Car Air Conditioner Stops Working