Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Quarter Outshines a Penny When It Comes to Tires

Worn Out Tires Are a Hazard For years, car care experts have held the “penny test” to be the gold standard when it comes to easily telling if you need new tires. The idea was to take a Lincoln head penny (the brighter, the better) and hold it upside down in your tire’s grooves. If…
Read more

Summer’s Almost Here, Make Sure That Air Conditioner Works

Be Prepared for Summer - Check Your Auto Air Conditioner After the cold winter we’ve just had in Madison, it may be hard to believe but the hot days of summer are just around the corner. So, now’s a good time to check your auto air conditioning and get it fixed before the summer heat…
Read more

Spring Has Sprung, It’s Time to Think about Vehicle Maintenance

Spring Is a Good Time to Schedule Routine Vehicle Maintenance Spring – the traditional time for a heavy duty housecleaning - is a great time to turn your attention to a bit of car and truck maintenance. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) suggests that a good place to start is your owner’s…
Read more

Stop to Check Your Brakes

Check Your Brakes Now, Before Something Goes Wrong Some of the best experiences you have with your car are the ones you take for granted. Like stopping when you apply the brakes. But if you don’t care for them, you may find out the hard and tragic way that they aren’t there when you need…
Read more