BY KEVIN SAWYER – One of the challenges of keeping your vehicle running properly is caring for the engine. The lifeblood of the engine, of course, is the type of oil you use. You need to pay attention to what the owner’s manual recommends but many remain confused regarding regular oil and the new synthetic…

BY KEVIN SAWYER – AAA has recently announced that speed is the major factor in the majority of crashes involving teenage drivers. Over the last five years, according to AAA, teen drivers have been involved in over 14,000 crashes that have ended fatally. Of these crashes, over 4,000 of them were caused by driving too…

    The first thing to check is your transmission fluid. If it is low, or empty, it will make it almost impossible for you to shift gears and your vehicle will not run properly at all. The shifting will be hard and your vehicle will ride extremely rough and may just jerk and pull…

BY KEVIN SAWYER – Winter is right around the proverbial corner so if you live where the snow and ice and cold will soon be coming, it’s time to prepare your vehicle for the long winter months ahead. There are certain things you really need to do to ensure the safety or yourself and your loved…

BY KEVIN SAWYER – After distracted driving, driver fatigue leads to more crashes and accidents that any other cause. In fact, recent statistics show that fatigued driving leads to about 30% of all car crashes nationwide. One of the major problems with driver fatigue is that people usually are unable to properly assess their situation….

BY KEVIN SAWYER – With the price of new vehicles, and another loan hovering, many car owners continue to hang on to their vehicles longer and longer these days. But, many are opting for buying used vehicles and trying to keep them longer. Can you really get 200,000 miles out of your used car? The…

BY KEVIN SAWYER – The water pump in your vehicle is critical to your vehicle running properly. It is what allows to engine to run cool as the water pump ensures a constant flow of coolant throughout the engine. If the water pump fails on you, you could be facing the disaster of a completely…

BY KEVIN SAWYER – There will be times in your life when you might have to store your vehicle for a prolonged period of time. Perhaps you are checking out a new job in another state? Perhaps an extended stay overseas? Whatever the reason, you need to prepare your vehicle for when you come back…