The dreaded time has come to bring you car or truck in for the state inspection. As stressful as it may be, here are four tips to ease your worries. Start with the visual inspection. Check your tires. Do they have good tread left on them? Are they wearing evenly? Take a penny and stick
There are things in our life that you should simply leave to a professional, things that you simply should not do yourself. You probably don’t have any business performing your own colonoscopy, your own appendix removal or open-heart surgery. Rocket building and synthesizing your own medicines are simply too difficult to figure out yourself even
Don’t let the odometer become a timed bomb, many of us can feel our cars taking a couple extra clicks to start, brakes taking a few more seconds to really stop, or the AC being a little less cool, and we assume we can’t do anything about it, or if we did, we’d find something
It’s taken a while, but the cold winter air is finally starting to roll in. In Central Texas, it seems to roll in gradually and fade into hot days, but before you know it we’re slammed with frigid winter air. These temperature fluctuations can take a toll on your car if you haven’t properly prepped
SIMPLE STEPS TO AVOID NASTY SURPRISES The old adage “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is certainly true when it comes to car care. A little time spent on preventative maintenance is well worth the effort. Make sure to check all of the following this Fall season if you haven’t already.
When driving a car every day, it’s easy to think about maintenance when something goes wrong. Things like strange noises, slow acceleration or stubbornness about starting are obvious signs that something on the car needs attention. Sometimes the car itself will tell you by indicators such as the check engine light or brake warning light.
Your car is your ticket to work every day, as well as vacations and other excursions. Having a car is a big responsibility. You know that there are many routine maintenance items that must be done in order to keep it in running condition. However, down through the years, there have been many myths created
Car maintenance isn’t intuitive–many people find it to be a headache to troubleshoot why their car is not performing properly. In this article we discuss some basic tips and tricks to help ensure your car runs smoothly and efficiently. Minor Tasks Before Filling Up Your Tank A quick assessment of the car while filling up
Now that we’ve made it through the winter, and spring is quickly passing by, it’s time to relax and enjoy the looming Texas summer, right? Well yes, right after all the summer maintenance and preparations are finished so your trusty chariot runs smoothly during the inevitable heatwaves. So make sure that checklist is marked off
A generation ago, Kerrville motorists seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle’s preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Having your truck in to your Kerrville shop every year or two for repairs seemed to be a