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Caring for Your Brakes During the Winter

Car driving on a snowy road.
We all know by now, year-round vehicle maintenance is imperative. However, making sure your car, and specifically, your brakes, are ready to hit the road during the winter months is crucial. Maintaining your brakes can help avoid costly repairs and disruptions to your life.

Everything You Need to Know About Tire Rotation

Auto mechanic rotating tires.
In the world of vehicle maintenance -- tires are, literally, where the rubber meets the road. Tire rotation is crucial for the safety and reliability of your car, and tires are a fairly significant investment. With tires being such a major piece of the transportation puzzle, it's smart to understand tire rotation and everything that goes into it.

5 Things to Consider When Looking for a Local Mechanic

Man handing over keys to mechanic.
We’ve all been there. The “what’s that sound?” or the “Where is THAT leak coming from?!” Car repair is an inevitable and important part of maintaining the performance of your vehicle. To keep those “CLUNK-KER-CHUNK, Oh No!” moments to a minimum.

Ignition Interlock Device Costs

vehicle mechanic working on an engine, installing an ignition interlock device
Getting convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is stressful. Getting through the process of fulfilling your judgment as seamlessly as possible is the ultimate goal. If you have been ordered to install an Ignition Interlock Device as part of your court order, we here at Naylor’s aim to help that process go smoothly.

Is Your Car Ready for Summer?

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Summer temperatures and driving conditions can take a toll on your vehicle, and this puts you at risk of being stranded just when you depend on your car, truck, or SUV the most.

The Why, What, and How of Ignition Interlock Devices

close up of woman taking a breathalyzer test on an ignition interlock device installed in her car
As soon as you are required to have an ignition interlock device installed on your vehicle, you’re going to have a lot of questions and concerns about what this means not only for you, but for your daily life and vehicle as well. We’ll answer the why, what and how of ignition interlock devices so that you’re prepared to move forward and get back on the road.

Oil Change FAQs

Changing the oil in a car engine, local auto mechanic filling your vehicle's oil with a funnel with the hood open
Unless a dark puddle greets you under your car, a warning light on your dash, or enough smoke coming out of your tailpipe to worry the Boise fire department -- the oil in your vehicle's engine is usually out of sight, out of mind.

10 Common Transmission Problems (& How to Fix Them)

Auto mechanic working on car engine in mechanics garage. Repair service or transmission repair
When your vehicle’s transmission is working correctly, it’s out of sight, out of mind. But when you hop in your car to head to work in the morning, and it won’t move or begins making odd noises or sensations when driving, it suddenly becomes all you can think about.

The Correct Tire Pressure for Your Car

Adult man Checking tire pressure With tire gauge
Your tires a literally the most important (and only thing!) between you and the road. They have a big job to do (stopping, turning, traction, performing at speed, under load, etc) and that’s why the proper tire pressure is so important to maintain, no matter how you drive.