There are a lot of fluids working in your vehicle to keep it running, lubricated, and at an ideal temperature. While some will last longer than others, almost all automotive fluids will deteriorate over time and can often become compromised by debris making its way...read more
Now that we’ve officially hit spring, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your car for warmer weather. Up in the North, we’ve got time to plan since we most likely won’t see the actual end of winter for another month, which makes this the perfect time to set...read more
It’s always stressful when your car starts to make sounds that it hadn’t before, especially if it only happens at certain times. In most cases, you don’t have to worry about your vehicle falling apart right then and there. It is important to get it checked out,...read more
It takes a lot of analyzing present and future costs when deciding whether to ditch your car or buy a new one. We broke it down a little for the repair side in our previous blog, and now we’ll be discussing the side of buying a new car. Overall, it’s a rule of thumb...read more
It’s an unfortunate situation that many find themselves facing at some point: should you repair your car or buy a new one? In this two-part blog series, we’ll discuss the logistics of each side. First up: opting for repairs. While all collision or repair situations...read more
Even if you’re an experienced Minnesota winter driver, it’s never a bad idea to do a quick refresher on some basics of winter driving. Here’s a few tips we put together to help: Always try to have your car warm up before taking off for your destination. Giving your...read more
Freezing temps take a toll on your car, and that includes the battery. It takes a little more power to start it up in the winter, which can be detrimental if your battery is lacking. Most of the time, you should get its voltage checked out once the temps start to drop...read more
It's going to be a warm one and with this weather your vehicle is more prone to overheat. Keep an eye on the temperature gauge and be aware; continuing to drive a vehicle while it's too hot can do internal damage to the engine. If you notice the temperature gauge...read more
Pot Hole season is upon us! Yes it is a season; well in our industry it is. And this can cause havoc on our cars. First we will see how pot holes are formed, then I'll go over what can happen to your vehicle because of pot holes, and last your Pot Hole Specials! What...read more
Just like brakes, it’s easy for drivers to tell when the clutch is wearing out and needing a replacement. A worn out, or wearing out, clutch can be harder to handle. You might notice that the pedals seem to ‘stick’ more, and that pushing the clutch in requires more...read more
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