Categories for Misc. Vehicle Information

What Causes Poor Fuel Economy?

December 13, 2021

With higher fuel prices these days, stopping at a gas station can put a real dent in your wallet. Unfortunately, there are a variety of factors that can limit your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. This post will cover a few of the leading bad gas mileage causes and teach you what you can do to improve your fuel efficiency: Tire pressure: Underinflated or overinflated tires can have a drastic effect on your gas mileage. We recommend checking your air pressure frequently to ensure they’re always properly inflated. Dirty air filter: As your air filter gets old and dirty, your engine doesn’t... View Article

How Long Does a Suspension Air Bag Last?

October 27, 2021

Air suspension systems are becoming increasingly popular among truck owners who like to tow items behind their vehicles. These systems are designed to replace a shock/strut/spring configuration with a series of air bags made out of rubber. There are several reasons why more truck owners are opting for air bag suspension systems. They’re highly customizable, allowing you to adjust them for various ride preferences and terrains. You can also easily adjust the ride height of the vehicle to either raise or lower it, which aids in getting in and out of the vehicle and can also make driving simpler. In... View Article

The Basics of Air Suspension for Towing

October 13, 2021

Air suspension, also referred to as pneumatic suspension, has been used in a variety of settings since the early 1900s, when the first patents for it were filed. Today, one of the many uses for air suspension is the vehicle towing process. Here’s an overview of what you need to know about the use of air suspension systems when it comes to towing. Air bag suspension: What to know Before you consider using air suspension for your vehicle, you should first consider your vehicle’s specific towing capabilities. You can find some information on a sticker inside (usually) the driver-side doorjamb... View Article

Four Cars That Can Last Beyond 300,000 Miles

January 28, 2021

We use our cars for so much of our daily lives. Not only do they get us from point A to point B, but they also transport our cargo and our families. With reliable transportation in Everett, WA, our dreams of adventure and vacation are a little closer to reality than if we have to worry about our car or truck breaking down halfway through a road trip. Buying a vehicle is a big investment. Not only is it something you’re likely to use just about every day, but it’s something you will want to have for a long time.... View Article

Did You Think This Through? Expert Advice for Winter Auto Safety

February 22, 2019

Snow, ice and plummeting temperatures provide a range of auto safety hazards during the winter months, but you can prepare your car—and yourself—to handle any kind of weather. Taking some precautions will pay off when you’re feeling relaxed on the road, rather than stressed out about a potential crash or breakdown. Making regular visits to a trusted mechanic in Everett, WA is the way to go to ensure that your vehicle is ready for whatever Mother Nature throws at it. Read on to find out what the experts say about preparing your vehicle for winter: Get your vehicle serviced now:... View Article

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