Congratulations! You and your vehicle made it through another winter, and now you can enjoy the open roads for a little while. It’s important to know, however, that just because the weather isn’t as bad, you still have to maintain proper car care. In fact, the summer months can be even rougher on your vehicle. … Continue reading 3 DIY Auto Repair Tricks You Can Learn This Summer
There’s nothing quite like taking to the open road with the windows rolled down, but that little orange check engine light can easily ruin your road trip fun. Countless people choose not to worry about their check engine light, but it may be because they don’t know the cause of the problem. But it turns … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Reasons Your Check Engine Light Turns On
Winter is usually mild here in Durham and Chapel Hill, NC. However, the changes in temperatures alone cause your car to work much harder than it would in warmer weather. Take some time and get ready for winter using these 5 simple tips. Keep Jumper Cables in Your Car Cold temperatures means your battery is … Continue reading Is your car ready for winter?
We automatically feel safer when we’re driving a car with an air bag. The bags deploy hard and fast enough to prevent us from being thrust through car windows upon impact with another car. Nowadays, it’s hard to imagine driving around without air bags! What we rarely think about, however, is the potential damage that … Continue reading 5 Most Common Injuries from a Vehicle’s Air Bags
North Carolina’s Department of Transportation is loosening the reins a little. The General Assembly made good use of the most recent session and passed House Bill (HB 585) that no longer requires every car to have a yearly emissions inspection. Starting on April 1, 2015, new vehicle models that are 1-3 years old (the current … Continue reading It’s No Trick: Starting April 1 You Might Not Need a NC Emissions Test
You probably haven’t taken your car in for a wheel alignment in a while, have you? We find that many drivers know they should get a wheel alignment from time to time, but they really don’t understand why. The truth of the matter is, wheel alignments do a lot more than just keep your tires … Continue reading 4 Great Benefits of a Wheel Alignment