Cooling System Articles

engine oil
Which Engine Oil is the Best For My Car?
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Friday March 26, 2021

Engine oil is critical to keeping your car running well. Regular oil changes keep your engine in good shape and help avoid unnecessary wear and tear. But when your mechanic asks what kind of engine oil you want, you might not be sure how to answer.  In this post, we’ll discuss the different types of…

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…

overheating car
What to do When Your Car Overheats
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Monday October 19, 2020

You trust your car to run well and to get you where you need to go. So what happens when your engine starts overheating? This can be a scary situation, and knowing what to do is critical. Here’s our complete guide to handling an overheating engine like a pro: Why Overheating Happens Before you can…

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…

hot humid weather car care tips
How Does Hot, Humid Weather Affect Your Car?
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday August 19, 2019

There are lots of great ways to take good care of your car & truck, even when the weather outside is hot & humid. Here’s what you need to know. Why Car Maintenance Matters in Humid Environments Extreme heat takes a toll on your car. Because car engines toss off heat as they operate, running…

How to Tell if you Have the Proper Amount of AntiFreeze
Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Tuesday November 27, 2018

Anti-freeze: it’s a critical component in your car’s cooling system. And it’s especially crucial during the cold winter months. While many people know what antifreeze is (and that it’s toxic to pets), not everyone understands what it does or how to check that their car has enough of it. Here’s what you need to know…