2. Windshield Wipers I laugh when I visit my local auto parts store and see that they’re having a sale on wiper blades, offering free installation. The free installation only applies if I buy the most expensive blades in the store, so I started changing them on my own. You’ll need new wiper blades after about… Continue reading DIY Car Maintenance Tips You Can Handle
In trying to live a more frugal life, I’m getting better at handling projects that I used to pay professionals to do. In addition to home improvement projects, I’ve learned that I can save plenty by taking on some auto repairs and maintenance jobs myself. Trust me, I’m not an auto expert. I’m not even very mechanically… Continue reading 8 DIY Car Maintenance Tips You Can Handle
The last thing any driver needs is to break down in cold, harsh winter weather. A vehicle check now before winter arrives is a sensible way to be car care aware and avoid the inconvenience of being stranded out in the cold and with the unexpected expense of emergency repairs, says the Car Care… Continue reading 9 Steps For a Winter Ready Car
Before you pack up the car to head home for the holidays, the Car Care Council reminds you to make sure your vehicle is ready for the journey. Conducting a thorough vehicle inspection will help you avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down miles away from home. “It’s easy to remember to… Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Is Your Car Up for the Journey?
As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. “With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are… Continue reading Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be Seen
You may notice when the weather turns colder, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light on your dashboard lights up more frequently. The Car Care Council recommends checking your tire pressure regularly during the winter to help keep the TPMS light off and your vehicle safe. “It’s typical at this time of year for motorists… Continue reading As Temperatures Drop, Check Tire Pressure More Often
Your transfer case is an important component that is connected to your automobile transmission. It also is connected to the rear and front axles by way of drive shafts. After your transfer case receives power sent from the transmission, it moves that power to both the rear and front axles, keeping the rotation of the… Continue reading Transfer Case Repair