Other than your engine, the transmission is probably the most complicated, and certainly the most costly, part of your vehicle. The failure of a transmission could set you back thousands of dollars in repairs, and even a minor component could cost hundreds of dollars to fix. As with so much of automotive care and maintenance,…Read More
If the car, truck or SUV you drive was manufactured in the last couple of decades, there is a good chance the vehicle is equipped with anti-lock brakes. When they first arrived on the scene, anti-lock brakes were a real game changer, and a great leap forward in terms of driving safety. Vehicles equipped with…Read More
What Types of Things Can Be Uncovered During Diagnostic Testing That You Would Otherwise Not Know is Wrong?
You may think that getting your vehicle is a hassle, but there is a reason for those safety checks. Many vehicle problems, even very serious ones, can go undetected for months. If you fail to find those problems now, you could be looking at a big repair bill later. In addition to the standard safety…Read More
When it comes to protecting the vehicle you drive, it all starts with the lifeblood coursing through your engine. The oil in your engine is a vital form of protection, and regular oil changes is your best defense against engine damage and the resulting repair expenses. Changing your oil is important, but should you choose…Read More
If you live in a low crime area, you might think that car theft is something that happens to other people. The sad truth, however, is that car theft is a crime of opportunity, one that can happen anywhere and at any time. From the suburbs to the big cities to rural areas and rolling…Read More
The state of Illinois is a great place to live, but it is also subject to some pretty steep temperature extremes. While winter temps can reach subzero levels, in the summer the mercury often rises into the 90s and above. With all that heat beating down, you need to protect your engine any way you…Read More