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Questions to ask my mechanic
What Questions Should I Ask my Auto Mechanic When my Car Needs Repairs?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Computer Update, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems   •   Monday August 29, 2022

Your car needs repairs, and you know it’s time to visit the mechanic. It’s been a while since you visited a repair shop, and you’re wondering how to do your due diligence. You may wonder, “what should I ask my auto mechanic?” If so, you’re not alone.  In this blog, we’ll explain the top questions…

avoid new car prices
Avoid High New Car Prices – Maintain the Car You Have!
Battery Service, Brakes, Computer Update, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Friday May 27, 2022

A new car sounds fun, but buying one will cost you. Since May of 2021, new car prices have increased an incredible 13.5%.  Even if you could afford to pay an arm and a leg, new cars lose 20 to 30% of their value the minute you drive them off the lot.  Fortunately, there’s an…

save money at the gas pump
5 Tips to Save Money at the Gas Pump
Battery Service, Computer Update, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday February 28, 2022

Gas prices are surging right now. According to the latest consumer inflation reading, energy prices have spiked by 34% in recent months, reaching their highest level since 1982.  If you’ve been feeling pain at the pump lately, you are not alone. Fortunately, there are ways to increase your vehicle’s fuel efficiency. In this blog, we’ll…

classic car restoration
Is Classic Car Restoration a Good Investment?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday December 30, 2021

There’s nothing like a beautifully restored classic car. Whether you see them at a classic car show or cruising down Main Street on a sunny Saturday, they’re enough to take your breath away. Classic car restoration can be a rewarding hobby, but it’s not for everyone. If you’ve ever wondered whether restoring classic cars is…

dealerships vs independent mechanics
Are Dealerships Better Than Independent Mechanics to Fix My Car?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Computer Update, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems   •   Saturday July 24, 2021

When your car needs an oil change or routine service, where do you turn? If you’re like most car owners, you wonder whether to head to your local dealerships or an independent shop. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Many people aren’t sure where to go for their car repair needs. As it turns out,…

choosing a mechanic
5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Mechanic to Fix Your Car
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday February 25, 2021

Choosing a mechanic: it’s a big decision, and it can be difficult to make. After all, there are dozens of auto shop options out there, and establishing a relationship with a new mechanic is a big deal.  Fortunately, our team has a few tips to make the process easier. Let’s dive in. 5 Questions to…

cold weather
How Does Cold Weather Affect Your Car in the South?
Battery Service, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Thursday January 28, 2021

Winter has arrived, and it’s been hitting Pensacola especially hard this year. The freezing and near-freezing temps are tough on people and cars alike – especially because we experience them so infrequently. Fortunately, avoiding car troubles is as easy as understanding the impact of cold weather, and knowing how to work around it.  Here are…

different fluids your car needs
What are the Different Fluids Your Car Needs? (and How Often Should You Check Them?)
Battery Service, Brakes, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Monday December 28, 2020

Your car is like a marathon runner: it needs fluids to keep going. But, how do you know which fluids those are and when to replace or check them? In this post, our mechanics share their top tips on fluid maintenance for your car or truck.  7 Critical Fluids Your Car Needs As a car…

jumpstart car battery tips
How to Jumpstart Your Car
Battery Service, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Thursday September 24, 2020

It’s happened to all of us: you get in your car and turn the key only to find that the vehicle won’t start. The cuplrit? A dead battery. If your car battery is dead, you might have to jumpstart the engine to get it going again. If you’ve never done this, the process can seem…

5 things everyone should keep in the car
Top 5 Things Everyone Should Keep in the Car
Battery Service, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Thursday July 16, 2020

Your car: it’s one of your most essential possessions. You rely on it to get you from Point A to Point B. To keep your family safe in bad weather, and to run well every day. With all this in mind, it makes sense to ensure your car is stocked with everything you might need…

Fleet Maintenance
Why Fleet Maintenance is Extremely Important to Your Bottom Line
Battery Service, Computer Update, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems   •   Monday March 16, 2020

If you want your company to be as efficient as possible, safeguarding your vehicles and drivers is essential. After all, your fleet is what allows you to get the job done, and unnecessary truck repair only costs you downtime and negative customer impressions. In this post, we’ll talk about why fleet maintenance is so essential,…

spring break car tips
How to Prepare Your Car for Spring Break & Summer Road Trips
Battery Service, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday February 24, 2020

Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s time to start planning all those fun adventures you’ll take as the weather warms up. Before you hit the road, though, you need to think about car care. If you were going to run a marathon, you’d hit the gym to prepare first, right? Why should…

winterize your vehicle
Important Steps to Winterize your Vehicles
Battery Service, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Thursday November 14, 2019

The seasons are changing, and winter is upon us. This means that it’s time to pull those cool-weather layers out of the closet and bundle up. It also means it’s time to winterize your vehicle. Your car has dozens of moving parts, and cold weather can put many of those at risk. Fortunately, you can…

car charging system
The Importance of a Properly Working Charging System and Strong Battery During Colder Weather
Battery Service, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Thursday January 3, 2019

If you’ve ever had to jump-start a car, you already know that the battery is a critical part of the charging system. What you might not know, though, is that it’s not solely responsible for keeping your car “charged up.” Your car has an entire charging system, and it includes the battery, alternator, voltage regulator…

protect your battery against cold weather
Protect Your Battery Against Cold Weather This Winter
Battery Service, Maintenance   •   Tuesday December 26, 2017

Battery and electrical issues on your automobile often occur when the mercury dips to freezing. AAA’s Automotive Research Center finds a car battery typically loses about 60 percent of its strength at 0 degrees and 35 percent at 32 degrees. This means during frosty conditions, starting your car or truck will require twice as much…