Monthly Archives: October 2019

Gratitude and Your Car

Gratitude and Your Car

This time of the year there are an incredible amount of things to be grateful for, and being grateful for your car is something that is underrated. Your car does so much for you and provides you with the opportunities to do even more. Here are a few of the things to make sure to think about when you’re writing out that gratitude list. Freedom One of the more amazing things that having a car provides for you is freedom. Freedom to work, to live, and to go where you want on your terms. It is definitely a challenge to be reliant on public transportation, friends and family, or rideshare to get to places that your feet or something like a bicycle to get you where you need to go.  Safety Cars are definitely not how they used to be, and that is a wonderful thing! The safety features that cars come with and that are optional to add are absolutely something to be very grateful for. Knowing that in the event of the unthinkable, our cars are going to ... read more

Halloween and Scary Automotive Sounds

Halloween and Scary Automotive Sounds

Spooky season is coming up, and there are many sounds that we are going to hear! Many of them will be pleasant and with the Halloween theme, but there are plenty of sounds you may start to hear from your car and those sounds… well they’re never in season, are they? Here are some of those scary sounds, what they mean, and what next steps are for you and your vehicle’s maintenance. 1. Is that the screeching of a banshee?  Well, that depends, but first, we have to determine where the sound is coming from. If the sound is coming from your wheels, it likely means that it is time to change your brake pads. They are designed to make those noises after wearing down to help alert you, but that doesn’t mean the sound isn’t scary to hear! Worn down brakes aren’t in themselves dangerous right away, but it is important to get them replaced in a timely manner to prevent more serious replacements or repairs. What if that screeching is coming from under the ho ... read more

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