Auto Tips & Tricks

5 Ways to Prepare your Vehicle for Winter

November 21st, 2022
For those of us who call Delaware home, we know the weather can change on a dime. One moment we’re seeing temps in the 70’s, and the next day they’re in the 40’s. With Winter approaching fast, remember that hazards are everywhere.  From Fall leaves and temperatures dropping causing slick roadways to windshields getting covered...


Cold Weather Checklist for your Car

October 24th, 2022
Did you know? The Fall months are some of the most challenging for drivers and their cars. Why? After Summer, upkeep of our cars and trucks takes a back seat to going back to school, work, and life in general. It’s easy to take your car’s or truck’s performance for granted, and with the upcoming...


Why do my Tires Wear Unevenly?

October 17th, 2022
Just had your Tires Replaced and it seems like they are already worn out? If you have this concern, you are not alone. If you feel as though this question applies to you then take a look as some of the tips that may shed some light on your problem.          Brand of...


3 Ways to know Your Car needs an Air Filter

February 9th, 2022
Does my car need a new Air Filter? How do I know it’s time to replace my Car’s Air Filter? As an automotive service writer, we often get this question a lot. People know the proper time frame for an Oil Change, but when it comes to other types of Vehicle Maintenance, like changing their...


5 Overlooked Car Maintenance Services

February 6th, 2022
When was the last time you visited your mechanic for routine maintenance other than an oil change? If the answer is “rarely” or “I don’t remember”, don’t worry. You aren’t alone.  The standard Oil Change is what’s been drilled into our brains since before we even owned our first car. Unfortunately, other maintenance items that...


Does my Car have Salt Damage

January 20th, 2022
Winter weather always plays havoc on our vehicles.  The sudden drop in temperature causes our tires to suddenly lose air. This causes that pesky TPMS sensor to go off over and over. Our cars suddenly have trouble starting because the batteries are negatively affected. And, our wipers need replacing more frequently because the cold and...


Are My Brakes Overheating?

July 21st, 2021
Ever wonder what that burning smell coming from outside your car is?   You are thinking that your engine is burning oil, or a belt is going bad. During the Spring and Summer, your Brake Pads can be the culprit. Brakes overheat more often than you would think. This is especially true when you sit...


Taking a Vacation?

May 26th, 2021
Whether you are planning to drive, fly, or take a train or boat, your travel will still involve your car in some capacity. That is why you should make sure that you check your vehicle for these four things before you leave. Check Your Fluids This includes checking the condition and level of your oil,...


Ceramic Brake Pads vs Semi Metallic?

May 26th, 2021
When it comes to parts, brakes have got to be among the most important on your car. They are responsible for your ability to slow down and stop. They are an extension of your ability to react, and if they can’t perform you and your loved ones could be put in danger. That is why...