CAR CARE NEWS :: SEPTEMBER 2018

Before You Go

The Telltale Sign Your Battery’s In Trouble

Corrosion is never a good thing, especially when it comes to your vehicle’s battery.

But why does it happen and what can you do about it?

Don't Let Fear Strike When 'Check Engine' Lights Up Your Dash

No one wants to see a “check engine” light on the dashboard. Thankfully, it doesn’t necessarily mean an expensive repair waits on the horizon.

Neither should a check engine light be ignored, however. Here’s why.

Remember This When Buying A Safety Seat

All parents know a car seat proves invaluable at protecting a child during a crash. What to look for--and how to property use it--aren’t always as easy to sort out.

That’s why it’s important to ask for help.

Family Fun in Tow: Trailers for Summer

Even drivers of smaller vehicles can enjoy the perks of life on the open road.

There’s only a few things you need to remember when shopping for a trailer and tow hitch.

Smoother Rides Start With The Right Tread

The right set of tires goes a long way toward enjoying a smooth, quiet ride.

Want a luxurious journey? Here’s some tire tips on getting a quiet, smooth ride.

Are your tires safe? Take the penny test

Everything in your car—including its ability to stop, avoid road debris, handle wet surfaces and reduce road noise—rides on the quality of the tires. They are the lowest common denominator in vehicle safety.

Three Ways to Make Tires Last Longer

An underinflated tire poses a safety risk and also wears out faster. Can you rely on tire warning lights in your dashboard? No really. Here's why.

Tips for Choosing the Right Vehicle Battery

Batteries are fickle things. Too much cold, too much heat and they can stop performing. Fear not--there are some simple ways of keeping the power flowing all year long. See how.

Proper rotation improves the life of your tires

Rotating tires regularly and correctly helps even out tread wear and extends tire life, saving money and keeping you safer on the road. But how often should you rotate?
 
“Tire rotation is a critical part of tire maintenance,” said Dan Zielinski, Senior Vice-President of Public Affairs at Rubber Manufacturers Association. “Tires will wear differently at each wheel position.”