Winter is coming. Which means it’s time to winterize your vehicle. So what does that mean exactly? It means it’s time to prepare your car for the cold temperature, ice and snow that’s about to come. Here are some easy ways to do that. Check Your Battery Cold temperatures slow down the chemical reactions your[Read more…]

Black ice is the term for a thin clear coating of ice on a road or paved surface. It is extremely hard to see, especially at night, and you usually don’t even know that it is there until your car is sliding over it. Black ice is the cause of the majority of accidents in[Read more…]

With the ever-evolving technology of today, there are constant advances to everyday things that enhance their convenience and security. This applies to our vehicles as well. Let’s take a look at some high-tech auto advancements that have made our lives easier. Keyless Entry Keyless entry systems for vehicles are made possible by a remote with a[Read more…]

In the state of New Jersey, you are required to have your car emissions inspected every two years to maintain registration. Some vehicles require safety inspections as well. Although maintaining the bare minimum, as far as state requirements go, is acceptable, there are benefits of having your car inspected more than the legal requirements. Let’s take[Read more…]

Your car is a big part of your life. It gets you to work, school and friends and family’s houses. It’s important to keep your car running correctly so you can go about your day uninterrupted. To make sure your car is running properly, you should be taking it in for regular tune-ups. But how[Read more…]

Noticing a leak from your car can be alarming. The truth is most leaks aren’t dire but should be checked right away. Let’s take a look at some common car leaks and what causes them. Antifreeze An antifreeze leak is very common and you’ll most likely experience it once over the life of your vehicle.[Read more…]

The battery is the life force of your car. It’s the power behind turning your car on and many other essential functions. It’s important to take care of your battery, so that you can get the most out of your vehicle. The average car battery lasts between two and five years, but by implementing some[Read more…]

The very first cars invented in the 1880’s did not have any lighting systems, so driving was usually not done at night. Eventually, oil lamps were added but came with several safety issues as you might imagine. It wasn’t until the 1920’s that cars were equipped with an electrical lighting system. Today there are several different[Read more…]

Every fluid in your car has a specific purpose and role in keeping your car running smoothly and safely. It’s important to check these fluids regularly to make sure the level and quality are up to your car’s optimal standards. Here’s how to check the fluids in your vehicle. Engine Oil Oil is what keeps[Read more…]

When it comes to taking care of your car, it always helps to look for inexpensive ways to do things. There’s nothing wrong with trying to save money since owning and maintaining a vehicle can take a hit on your wallet if you’re not paying attention. An easy way to save money on car maintenance[Read more…]