The Realities Behind 3 Myths About Car Maintenance

As a car owner, you know the importance of regularly having your car serviced. Maintenance is necessary to preserve your car and extend the period between repairs. Unfortunately, there is a lot of wrong information about maintenance that can sometimes lead to disrepair. To help ensure your car gets the care it needs, you need to know the difference between maintenance myths and the truth.  1. Only Dealerships Can Service New Cars [Read More]

Check Your Car Before A Trip

If you are planning to take your car on a long trip, it is a good idea for you to make sure you check the car out and verify that it is ready for long distance travel. It's never fun to get stranded in a car that is having mechanical issues, but it's an even worse thing to have happen to you when you are miles away from home and away from anyone you know who can come to your rescue. [Read More]

The Scoop On Your Vehicle's Radiator: Is It In Trouble?

A radiator is a pretty simple device. It takes in hot coolant from the engine and releases cold coolant back into it after it runs through a tube that has aluminum fins connected to it. The air that passes over the fins cools the fins down and in return cools your coolant. No matter how simple it is there comes a time where it can potentially cause a complicated problem. A sick radiator can cause everything from minimal damage to a blown head gasket. [Read More]

What Does Crank And No Start Mean?

If you are having trouble starting your car, there are several things a mechanic is going to ask when troubleshooting the issue. One of those will be if your engine is cranking but not starting. This may sound strange, but it will all make sense shortly. What does crank and no start meant? For starters, there are two parts to the question that you need to understand: Crank: This word essentially means trying to start the engine. [Read More]