Archive for the ‘Maintenance and Service’ Category

Does My Vehicle’s Oxygen Sensor Need to Be Replaced?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Mechanic checking an oxygen sensor in a vehicle

Symptoms of a Failing Oxygen Sensor

As you are driving your vehicle, do you notice a strong gasoline smell? Has your vehicle’s fuel efficiency started to go downhill? Then there is a good chance that your vehicle’s oxygen sensor is starting to fail and needs to be replaced! (more…)

When Do I Need to Replace My Vehicle’s Battery?

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Mechanic handling a car battery

How Long Does a Vehicle Battery Last?

Most of us can probably say that we experienced going out to our vehicle in the dead of winter with frigid temperatures, eager to get where we want/need to go…and discover that the battery is dead. This is always a huge inconvenience and it seems to happen at the worst possible time. You also start to ask yourself when was the last time that you changed your vehicle’s battery. Let us explain how long a vehicle’s battery will typically last so that you can avoid this inconvenience in the future. (more…)

Is My Vehicle’s Thermostat Not Working?

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Symptoms of a Failing Vehicle Thermostat

Symptoms of a Failing Vehicle Thermostat

Here in Vermont, it is REALLY cold! It is bad enough when we need to go outside to get to our vehicle, but it can be awful when our vehicle’s cabin refuses to warm up. What is causing the issue? (more…)

Why does my battery run out of energy?

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Mechanic in front of car

Why your car battery is dying out 

Are you having car troubles? Can your car not start? We want to help you with your car’s problems and that is why we will be talking about reasons why your car battery is dying out. Let’s take a look and see if any of these reasons might be the culprit.  (more…)

How do I prepare my car for the cold?

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Car covered in snow

Tips to Prepare your Vehicle for the Winter 

As the temperature starts to dip down below freezing, it is important to prepare for the winter. In order to maintain your vehicle’s performance, you’re going to need to do some checkups for the cold weather. That is why we’ve come up with some tips to prepare your vehicle for the winter.  (more…)

How can I take better care of my vehicle?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017
Three Easy Maintenance Tips and Tricks for Drivers

Three Easy Maintenance Tips and Tricks for Drivers 

For those of you looking for ways to improve your vehicle’s performance, look no further. We have some simple tricks for you to better preserve your vehicle’s value and performance ability. These three easy maintenance tips and tricks for drivers will help you without spending a lot of money. (more…)

How Often Does a Newer Car Need an Oil Change?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Oil pour red bottle

Oil is like your car’s lifeblood. It keeps the engine from breaking down and allows you to travel at will. It’s vital to keep your oil at a workable stage, which means that you need to take your car in for oil changes regularly—but how often is that? (more…)

How to Fix Sensitive Gas and Brake Pedals

Monday, July 17th, 2017
Car pedals

Whether you’re at a stoplight in the city or rounding a curve in the countryside, dealing with touchy gas and brake pedals can make for a nerve-wracking driving experience. Nobody likes to lurch forward or to a halt faster than anticipated—but what can you do about the touchy pedals? (more…)

What to do if your car is stuck in Park

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
What to do if your car is stuck in Park

Is your car stuck in park and you’re not sure what to do or what is wrong with it? No worries! Just take a quick look below for our advice on what to do if your car is stuck in park! (more…)

How do you know when to get your Car’s AC looked at?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
How do you know when to get your Car’s AC looked at?

Summer is quickly approaching and with it will come warm weather. While this is great for outdoor activities, it can make your parked car unbearably hot. This isn’t the time when you want your AC to fail. Take a look below to learn how to know when it’s time to get your car’s AC looked at! (more…)