3 Reasons You Shouldn't Handle Your Own Brake Pad Replacement

Some car owners consider brake pad replacements to be an easy auto repair task that they can do on their own. Changing your brake pads is not as simple as changing your oil or swapping out your windshield wiper blades, though, and it's usually something that should be professionally done. These are some of the reasons why you probably will not want to handle your own brake pad replacement. 1. The Problem Might Not Be Your Brake Pads

What Can You Do To Get Your Car Ready For Your Summer Road Trip?

If you're planning a summer road trip this year, now is the time to get your car ready--especially if you're traveling somewhere warm. Summers may not be hot in Vancouver, but in many other parts of the country, summer can be a time of high humidity and hot temperatures. Prepping your car for a long drive through summer sun and heat can help ensure that your road trip will be fun and enjoyable.

3 Simple Ways To Lift Your Truck For Less

Truck owners are always on the lookout for ways to improve both the appearance and performance of their vehicles. For many drivers, adding a lift kit to their truck can be a great way to give their vehicle a more aggressive appearance. Unfortunately, a full lift kit can be costly. If you want to add some height to your truck without the expense of investing in a full lift kit, here are three simple ways to lift your truck for less.

How To Change A Flat Tire

Experiencing a flat tire when you're away from home or on the road can be dangerous and frightening. To come out safely, it's important that you know what to do before it happens to you. First, pull over to a safe spot as soon as you realize the tire is low. If you continue to try to drive home, you could shred a tire that could have been repaired, or even damage the wheel rims.

Exploring The Benefits Of Flushing Your Radiator

The cooling system in your vehicle naturally collects trash, rust, and/or sediment over time. So flushing out your radiator should be a part of the preventative maintenance on your vehicle.  As an automobile owner, there are a lot of ways you can benefit from flushing your vehicle's radiator Flushing Your Radiator: Why and How Often There is not a set rule on how often your cooling system should be flushed, but vehicle manufacturer's usually have a recommended timeline for flushing your radiator.

Remember To Tip When You Use The Shuttle At Your Auto Repair Garage

When you take your vehicle to your local automotive garage for some repair work, there's a better way to get back home or get to work than having a friend or family member pick you up. While you might like relying on the help of someone you know, it can be difficult to estimate exactly how long you'll be at the garage, and you don't want to leave the person waiting.