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Cabin Air Filter

Cabin Air Filter

“Air filter?  I know what that is.  I just changed it when I changed my oil.  It helps my engine breathe easy.  What the heck is a cabin air filter?”  Your cabin air filter helps you breathe easy!  It prevents dust and odors from entering the interior of your vehicle.

I think we’ve all experienced foul odors while driving; even with the windows closed.  Have you ever Continue reading “Changing Your Cabin Air Filter” »

By Courtney Evans  2 wrench difficulty2money

Re-filling Radiator

Re-filling Radiator

Many cooling system woes can be completely eliminated with proper preventative maintenance. What kind of maintenance am I referring to? Well, your vehicle’s cooling system is made up of many components and parts. The list includes your radiator, water hoses, water pump, thermostat, heater core, and many others. These parts need to be periodically replaced based on their service life and the recommendations of your vehicle service manual. The subject of this article Continue reading “Flushing Your Cooling System” »

By Courtney Evans  2 wrench difficulty1 money DIY

Fresh Engine Oil

Fresh Engine Oil

Glug. Glug. Glug. Glug. What’s that sound? That’s the sound of new, fresh oil being poured into your engine! I love that sound! Not only is it cool, but when I hear it, I know I’m doing something good for my engine.

Changing your vehicle’s oil is probably the single most important thing you can do to prolong the life of your engine. Well, exactly what does changing your oil mean and why would you do such a Continue reading “The Oil Change Basics” »

Its Time for a Road Trip

Its Time for a Road Trip

Has your vehicle been prepped for Spring?

You know the usual signs of Spring. You hear birds chirping early in the morning. The flowers are blooming. Animal courtship has begun in earnest. You’re allergies are kicking in. You’re vehicle has been through the worst of winter and needs to be refreshed.

Anyway, the question is “Is your vehicle ready for Spring?” If not, its time to get it ready. The milder weather means more opportunities to enjoy your car or motorbike. Continue reading “Vehicle Prep for Spring-Must do’s to Get Your Car “Spring Ready” so you can get more Miles and Smiles” »


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