Tag Archives: automotive

Most transmission problems start out small.

Automobiles come with numerous parts, and with those parts comes a multitude of myths surrounding them. The transmission in particular remains a mystery to many drivers today. The professionals at Mr. Transmission banded together to help you determine what’s fact … Continue reading

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Summer Car Safety

You do your best to prep your car for the cold and ice of winter, but what about the dog days of summer? Don’t let the cheery weather fool you: bright, warm summer days can pose real problems for your … Continue reading

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Routine Maintenance

the key to keeping vehicles running well-today and down the road-is routine maintenance. Yet many drivers tend to stall when it comes to keeping up with some everyday auto-basics. A recent survey by the Car Care Council found: 25% of cars … Continue reading

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Avoid Surprise, Winterize

The non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists perform a six-point winter maintenance check of areas that have direct impact on winter driving. “Harsh winter weather can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive … Continue reading

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Shopping for a New Vehicle

When shopping for a new vehicle, the world is your oyster. Every vehicle in every automaker’s lineup is available for your perusal. You can purchase a fully loaded minivan for those big family vacations, a sleek new sports coupe for … Continue reading

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Five-star safety

Most new cars have a five-star safety rating – but there are some important differences. For example, five stars do not always add up to six or more airbags. Some car makers provide only enough (four) airbags to earn the … Continue reading

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Make sure your windshield wipers are in good shape

  Winter wipers – with the rubber coverings that keep ice from collecting on the blade – have become very popular. They’re great in the winter, but make sure you take them off in the spring. Winter wipers are heavy, … Continue reading

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