Categories for Vehicle Maintenance

Is Your Battery Ready for Starting in Cold Weather?

September 24, 2019

With autumn and winter chill comes the threat of potential car battery problems. Cold car batteries in Everett, WA can prevent a car from starting, which always seems to happen at the least convenient time imaginable! With proper care, however, you can reduce the chances of a dead battery during the winter. Start your car daily The best way to keep your battery from dying in cold winter temperatures is to start your car daily, even if you’re not driving anywhere. If your garage is heated, then you don’t need to worry about this, but if you’re like most Americans,... View Article

How Often Should I Have My RV Serviced?

August 29, 2019

Determining how often to have your recreational vehicle serviced can be tricky, as the repairs can be much more complex than you’re used to with your car, even though you likely don’t use your RV nearly as much. The amount and types of maintenance—and the best schedule for this work—will largely be based on the frequency with which you drive your RV. There are other factors that need to be taken into consideration, however, and this guide to RV repair tips in Everett, WA will help you figure out a maintenance schedule that works best. For the RV enthusiast If... View Article

Some Tips for Safe Summer Driving

June 11, 2019

Summer is right around the corner—are you and your vehicle ready to take on the roads ahead? Below are some tips for safer driving and a guide to important summertime car maintenance in Everett, WA. Vehicle safety checklist Whether you’re heading out on a weeklong road trip with friends or planning weekend day adventures with your family, be sure you can scratch the following items from your vehicle maintenance checklist: Tires: No matter how often you drive or how much your car weighs, it’s important to check tire air pressure and tread wear periodically throughout the summer months. Let the... View Article

How Often Does a Car Need a Tune-Up?

April 22, 2019

You know when your car needs an oil change and air added to the tires. But do you know when it’s time for a tune-up? A tune-up is a comprehensive service that involves thoroughly checking the vehicle to ensure it’s functioning properly before addressing any developing issues. Figuring out when the car needs a tune-up can be a bit tricky, though. Older cars needed a thorough tune-up every 30,000 to 45,000 miles. Previously, there were dozens of parts that needed to be replaced and readjusted regularly. Newer cars go much longer between tune-ups because everything from the valve timing to... View Article

Don’t Delay: Maintenance Can Help Prevent a Breakdown!

April 8, 2019

You probably drive your car or truck every day, but how often do you really think about it? How often do you check to make sure everything is working exactly how it’s supposed to? Many drivers take their car in for a routine oil change and a car wash every once in a while, but all too many people forget to take care of many other aspects of routine auto maintenance. Maintenance is a critical aspect of vehicle care, especially because it helps prevent costly breakdowns. Here are a few important reasons why you shouldn’t delay in taking your car... View Article

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