5 Causes of Squeaky or Skipping Wiper Blades

squeaky windshield wipers

Windshield wipers are cheap and simple components that are often overlooked during basic maintenance. When it starts raining after a long sunny stretch, you want to make sure your windshield wipers work properly so you’re able to see out of the windshield. If your windshield wipers start squeaking or skipping one day, you’ll want to … Read more

How To Store a Car Long Term (and for the Winter)

storing car for winter

Everyone who uses a car for transportation has a daily driver, but what happens to the car that isn’t your daily? Many people have a seasonal car. Perhaps you have a convertible or a car with no roof that’s only enjoyable to drive when it’s warm and sunny out. Perhaps the roads are salted in … Read more

7 Symptoms of a Bad Fuel Injector in Your Car

fuel injectors

Modern internal combustion engines operate with a precisely tuned balance of air and fuel. Fuel is delivered into the combustion chamber in very specific quantities through components known as fuel injectors. What is a Fuel Injector? A fuel injector is an electronically controlled device which sprays a fine mist of fuel under high pressure. The … Read more

Curb Weight vs Gross Weight (What’s the Difference?)

curb weight vs gross weight

Thinking about towing or hauling a heavy load with your new truck? There are some important terms relating to weight that you should keep in mind before you set out on your next adventure. If you’re going to be buying a truck soon, it’s important to think through how you plan to drive, where you … Read more

How Long Does It Take To Charge a Car Battery?

how long does it take to charge car battery

You go out to your car in the morning to leave for work and see that your door is slightly ajar, which means that the dome light was on all night. You try valiantly to start the car, but when you turn the key nothing happens – the battery is dead.  If you’ve ever experienced … Read more

How to Reset a Check Engine Light

check engine light

You’re driving home from work thinking about what movie you’re going to watch when the kids go to bed when all of a sudden, you see a bright orange money light illuminate on the dash. Your heart skips a beat as you brace for the self destruct sequence. Wait… the car is still running the … Read more