By Walter Hamill Winter is right around the corner. Depending on where you live, colder weather and shorter days will bring some driving challenges. Don’t wait to winterize your car if you haven’t done so yet. This is also a good time to prepare yourself for the need to change your driving habits with the change of seasons. A […]
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By Walter Hamill An engine oil change is a relatively simple service. It’s widely touted as the single most important part of your car’s maintenance schedule. There is a good reason for this. Nothing will shorten engine life faster than missed oil changes. But how can you tell when you should change your oil? Advances in technology […]
When you fill up your car with gas, what’s the main deciding factor between one brand and another? If you’re like most people, it’s price. Perhaps you’re even willing to drive out of your way to save a few pennies on the gallon. But could this cheaper fuel be poisoning your car, potentially leading to […]
Nothing says “summer vacation” quite like taking a road trip with the family, and this summer Americans are definitely hitting the highways. When the freedom of the open road beckons, it’s always a good idea to take a few safety precautions–just in case. Here are a few tips so you can be prepared for the […]
Besides a trip to the dealer for repairs, recalls can cause little hindrance to car owners, if taken care of in a timely manner. Vehicle recalls are quite common; in 2011 alone there are 155 recalls that affect more than 4 million vehicles. Recalls may be required by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) […]