Auto Repair Blog

Why Are My Headlights Cloudy?

Have you noticed recently that your headlights are cloudy, hazy, or yellowed? You might have even tried to wipe them down, only to notice they seem to be fogged from the inside. Foggy headlights can severely reduce your visibility on the road, creating a dangerous situation. Here’s why your headlights get foggy and what you […]

Are You Ready for Winter Driving?

Regardless of how you feel about winter weather, no one wants to drive in it. Snow and ice might be beautiful, but they hold danger and peril for those on the road, and it takes some effort to combat it. Fighting against nasty driving conditions is no easy task. However, it can be done so […]

How Tires Help with Traction in Snow

Just before it starts getting cold outside, you should be checking all of your tires to see if they need to be replaced. Why? Because ignoring something as important as traction is what will end up causing an accident. It’s far too common to see accidents that were either caused or worsened due to a […]

Why Oil Changes are Necessary

You’ve probably heard you should change your oil every few months, or every 3,000 miles. In fact, your mechanic will usually put a little sticker on your windshield indicating when you should get your next oil change. It’s easy for many of us to ignore this mileage number, though. But it’s important we don’t ignore […]

What Does an Alignment do for My Car?

Tire misalignments occur gradually for a variety of reasons. Bumping into a curb, bouncing over a pothole, or general wear and tear can cause your tires to whittle themselves out of proper alignment. The damage? The tread on your tires can wear down, you could be receiving less gas mileage, and it puts a dangerous […]

Why Do I Hear a Noise When I Brake?

If you hear a concerning noise whenever you brake, you may feel your heart sink with dread. There could be several reasons your brakes are making odd sounds—though not every situation is dire. Examining the sound carefully is an important part of keeping everything maintained and running smoothly. Read on to learn more about different […]

Why Does My Car Pull to the Right?

Car repairs are expensive and stressful. It can be difficult to estimate how much a repair might cost when you don’t know what the problem is. This is especially true when the problem doesn’t have an obvious cause. A great example is discovering your vehicle is pulling to the right while driving. Why is your […]

Manual vs. Automatic Transmissions

In today’s vehicles there are two main types of transmissions: manual and automatic. We’d like to take some time to discuss some of the pros and cons of either transmission type as well as address some common misconceptions. Myths about Manual Transmissions Manual transmissions are certainly fun to drive, but they have some common misconceptions […]

Why is My Car’s Air Conditioning Not Working?

Automotive air conditioning units are great in the summer time—not only can they filter pollen, allergens, and bacteria from the air, but they ensure your car remains cool. With many moving parts, however, it’s common for air conditioning units to break down. Top 4 Reasons Why Automotive Air Conditioning Fails If your vehicle’s A/C system […]

Tips For Choosing the Best Tire for Your Car

What You Need To Know About the Different Types of Seasonal Tires  Although many tires manufactured today will give you 50,000 miles or more before needing replacement, chances are good that you’ll be buying new tires at least once during the lifetime of your car. With thousands of models from dozens of makers in stock, […]

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