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When my car died for the fifth time this year, I knew that I needed to do something to improve things. I decided to start looking around for little upgrades that I could do on my own, and I ended up completely replacing the oil and changing out the air filter. The difference was astounding. My car seemed to have more power, and so I decided to keep going with my little tune-ups. This blog is all about improving your car one thing at a time and knowing what to do if you encounter car problems when you are on the road.

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What Should You Know About Alternating Car Mileage Services?
6 January 2022

Manufacturer-recommended services come in a range

Struggling To Start? Diesel Truck Repair Issues You May Be Experiencing
24 November 2021

Diesel engines offer many benefits, for both comme

5 Things On Your Vehicle That Are Likely To Need Repair
26 October 2021

Owning a vehicle can be expensive because things w

4 Tips For Plugging A Tire
15 September 2021

Did you run over a nail and have air leaking out o

5 Tips to Prepare Your Car for Shipping
16 August 2021

Whether you are shipping your car across the count

What Should You Know About Alternating Car Mileage Services?

Manufacturer-recommended services come in a range of shapes and sizes. Some manufacturers may offer relatively simple plans that specify individual maintenance items at specific mileages, while others group maintenance tasks into more extensive service visits. These grouped service visits typically follow an alternating schedule. German manufacturers are especially fond of these schedules, so they're likely to apply to your car if you drive a BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, or Audi. However, you might find these alternating schedules hard to understand if you aren't familiar with them. Read More 

Struggling To Start? Diesel Truck Repair Issues You May Be Experiencing

Diesel engines offer many benefits, for both commercial and private use, including better fuel economy, improved torque, and greater engine durability. Many diesel truck owners also appreciate the fact that these powerful engines offer a different type of ignition system that frees them from the need to replace the spark plugs and other ignition parts commonly found in gasoline engines.  A lack of spark plugs does not, however, ensure that starting issues cannot be a problem. Read More 

5 Things On Your Vehicle That Are Likely To Need Repair

Owning a vehicle can be expensive because things will eventually break down over time. That's why it's important to be aware of the following things that can need to be repaired in your vehicle.  The Battery The battery in your vehicle is not meant to last forever, since it will eventually need to be replaced when it can no longer hold a charge or deliver the necessary voltage to run your vehicle. Read More 

4 Tips For Plugging A Tire

Did you run over a nail and have air leaking out of your tire? If so, you can repair the tire with a tire repair plug. Here are some tips that will help you get this job done. Find The Leak The first step is figuring out where the tire is leaking air. It's incredibly hard to do this while the tire is still on your vehicle, so it will help to put the car up on a jack or hoist so that the tire can be removed. Read More 

5 Tips to Prepare Your Car for Shipping

Whether you are shipping your car across the country or overseas, an automobile shipping service can make the procedure simpler. Proper preparation of the vehicle for shipping is also important. The following tips can help.  1. Clean Thoroughly Clean your vehicle inside and out. There are a couple of reasons for this. A clean vehicle exterior means it is easy to document any dings or scratches before shipping. Failure to do so means that you can not file a claim if the car is damaged during transport. Read More