Car Care Tips

August 2020

North Carolina: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

North Carolina residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So... Read More

Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)

You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house. But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it. It goes into things like insurance, repairs and fuel. One good piece of news is that you can cut down the amount you spend on fuel if yo... Read More

Cool Running (Water Pump)

Your vehicle is like you in a way. When it gets hot, it needs to be cooled down. And one of the key parts to keeping it cool is the water pump.Now, that's a bit of a misnomer. It IS a pump, but it's pumping coolant, not pure water. Cooling off your engine is vital since it builds up heat whe... Read More

Hey Charlotte Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Higher Charlotte fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Charlotte drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high ... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Charlotte

Charlotte drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Charlotte area, but it does add quite a bit... Read More

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