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Teen Driver, What Do You Know About Oil Changes?

One of the hardest parts of parenting is teaching their child how to be a responsible driver. Of course, your parents taught you to wear a seatbelt and check your mirrors. They also taught you to come to a full stop at stop signs, use a turn signal, and even how to manage inclement weather […]

Three Common Causes of AC Compressor Failure

Content: When your air conditioner isn’t working, it could be something as simple as a loose wire or clogged air filter. Or it could be something much worse and more expensive, like a big issue with your AC Compressor. While at the heart of your car’s system, the majority of issues can be prevented or […]

Avoid Transmission Failure

No one wants the transmission in their vehicle to fail. The subsequent cost of repair or replacement can be an unwanted headache for any car owner. So how do you keep your transmission healthy? Routine Maintenance Plans are Your Friend Beneficial to the overall life of your vehicle, establishing a routine maintenance plan with your […]

When Good Exhausts Go Bad

Content: If your vehicle sounds like it’s buzzing, hissing, popping, or similar noises, or suddenly sounds so much louder than usual, you may have a leak in your exhaust system. This is problematic as it means that the toxic gasses created by your car are not being properly filtered before they exit your vehicle. Worse, […]

How to Avoid a Lemon: Be sure to check off this list before you buy!

Buying a used car can be a gamble, and while Indiana has The Motor Vehicle Protect Act, or Lemon Law, it’s not 100% inclusive and isn’t necessarily an easy process. So, it’s helpful to know what to look for in a new-to-you vehicle to avoid the unwanted headache. Exterior & Interior Body Inspection Take the […]

Got a Flat? Repair or Replace?

No one likes a flat. Especially since they always seem to happen at the most inconvenient times! But how do you know if you should just get it repaired or replaced? What Caused the Flat? You’ll need to do a visual inspection of your tire. Check the tire treads, sidewall, and the tire bead along […]

Warning Signs You Need Brake Repair

Never Ignore These Warning Signs of Brake Problems Five Common Brake Problem Symptoms Brake repair is one of those auto maintenance chores that drivers can’t avoid. Brake parts have a limited lifespan and must be serviced and replaced on a regular basis to function properly. Fortunately, your vehicle usually provides you some clear indications when […]

How to Get Rid of Mold in Your Car

Removing Mold From Your Car’s Air Conditioning When it comes to auto maintenance, auto AC repair is sometimes disregarded, but by keeping your AC system clean, you can protect yourself and your passengers from the risks of poor air quality. It’s vital to keep your AC system clean and clear of mold for your health […]

What is My Exhaust Color Telling Me?

What Does the Color of My Exhaust Smoke Mean? When a vehicle’s engine is having trouble, it might show a variety of symptoms. These can manifest themselves in a variety of ways, including noises, vibrations, and colored exhaust smoke. Excessive emissions levels in any color signal that there is a problem with the engine, which […]

How to Communicate Effectively With Your Mechanic

Explaining Car Problems To a Mechanic Despite the fact that many cars are built to last, even the most reliable automobiles eventually break down. Knowing how to speak with an auto repair mechanic and explain the issues you’re experiencing with your car goes a long way toward getting your vehicle fixed the first time correctly. […]