Sorted by Archive: February, 2016 ( 4 post/s)

  • 4 Important Questions about Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance

    Wednesday 24 February 2016

    Over the past decade, hybrid vehicles have become an incredibly popular option among drivers. As an affordable, alternative-energy replacement to the traditional gas or diesel automobile, more manufacturers have begun selling their own versions of this type of vehicle. And that means more Americans now own hybrids. However, not everyone has the same level of understanding and knowledge about hybrids as they do with other types of vehicles, and that can create confusion... read more

  • Avoid a Breakdown with a Belt Check

    Wednesday 17 February 2016

    You may not see them, or know much about them, but engine belts are always working to keep your vehicle moving. Losing a belt can mean immediate trouble for the engine and a breakdown for you. The Car Car Council recommends motorists “be car care aware” and review the owner’s manual to ensure that belts are inspected and replaced at the proper intervals. A vehicle’s belts are essential to the cooling, air conditioning and charging systems of the engine... read more

  • Easy Steps to Better Gas Mileage

    Wednesday 10 February 2016

    With the average price of gas dipping below two dollars per gallon for the first time since 2009, many motorists have been seeing a real savings at the pump. Putting some of that savings toward basic auto care can lead to more miles per gallon and, in turn, more savings, says the non-profit Car Care Council. The Car Care Council encourages motorists to be car care aware and perform these five simple steps to improve fuel e... read more

  • Time to Break These 5 Bad Driving Habits

    Wednesday 03 February 2016

    Drivers may slip into some bad driving habits when they're comfortable with the road — but the following could result in a crash or a traffic violation. Avoid these bad driving habits to help keep the road safe: Failing to signal. It's important to let other drivers and pedestrians know your next move so they can slow down and accommodate. Signal at least 100 feet in advance. Rolling through stop signs. Even if you think the str... read more

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