5 Benefits of Staying on Top of Car Maintenance

Did you know that MINI Coopers are widely accepted as the worst cars to own from a maintenance perspective? Their complex engines jammed into such tiny frames not only make mechanics’ lives hard (impossible if they have normal-sized hands or bigger), but this configuration also causes many of their parts to break simultaneously. However, MINIs are still…
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How to Perform a Quick Check-up on Your Car

How to Perform a Quick Check-up on Your Car? Almost 92% of American families own a car. With so many vehicles on the road, they’re bound to need repairs at one point or another.  Cars are expensive investments, so it is essential to take care of them. A regular check-up can help you identify potential problems early…
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What to Do When Your Car Battery Refuses to Start

The average life of a car battery is between 3 and 5 years, so you never expect to have your battery die on you. But when it does, it’s a significant inconvenience. It almost always happens when you’re late for work, stuck in the middle of nowhere, and have no way to call for help. So…
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What to Do When You Need Emergency Roadside Assistance

There are 69 million vehicle breakdowns per year. What to Do When You Need Emergency Roadside Assistance? When it comes to roadside emergencies, the biggest thing you can do is prepare. Regular preventative maintenance on your car is crucial, but some breakdowns are hard to predict. If you end up stranded on the side of the road,…
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Most Common Reasons Cars Break Down in the Winter

Most Common Reasons Cars Break Down: t’s the beginning of every horror movie: the main characters’ cars break down in the dead of winter. While you don’t need to worry about an ax murderer, you do need to worry about car safety in the colder months. It’s not just snow blocking off roads or black…
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How to Make Your Car Brakes Last Longer

It’s hard to give one figure to represent brake lifespan — everyone uses them differently. However, most mechanics will tell you to check the brake lining to see when to swap yours for a new set. How to Make Your Car Brakes Last Longer? Car brakes start with about 12 millimeters of lining in them. When it’s time…
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Here’s What Will Drain Your Car’s Battery

Batteries don’t last forever. We replace 100 million car batteries in the United States every year. That’s a lot of batteries! The average lifespan of a car battery is around three years, but sometimes we wear them out sooner. If your car won’t start, it may be because the battery is dead. But what will drain your…
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Tire Problems: 3 Early Warning Signs to Watch Out For

15,000 car accidents in the US every year are caused by tire issues. With such a high chance of disaster, keeping your vehicle’s tires up to date should be a top priority. Many warning signs tell you when your tires are wearing down.  Routinely checking your tires for damage will help you to better pinpoint when it’s time to…
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The Most Common Reasons to Hire a Tow Truck Driver

You’ve just broken down on the side of the highway. Your friends and family aren’t answering their phones. But you have one friend you can call at any time: your local tow truck service. Hiring a tow truck helps you when an emergency strikes. No one wants to impose upon a friend to go out of…
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The Differences Between Heavy-Duty Towing and Light-Duty Towing

The average towing cost in America is $109. While that isn’t a lot, it’s definitely not a price that you want to pay twice. If you don’t understand the difference between light-duty and heavy-duty towing, however, you may have to.  When you call in for towing services, your operator will probably ask you if you want…
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