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.
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.
One of the things about your vehicle that is easy to forget about when it comes to service and maintenance is the suspension. Because it has a longer life span and is out of sight, it is often out of mind for most vehicle owners. That is until it fails and your vehicle is left needing a tow and significant service to this area. In order to keep your suspension operating at high performance and catch any potential damage, it is important to have proactive maintenance to this area of your vehicle with a team of mechanics and industry professionals.
Keeping up with the maintenance of your vehicle is an important responsibility as a car owner. As our cars start to age and rack up the miles on the odometer, it is essential to maintain it by having regular tune-ups performed on your vehicle in order to maximize the life of your car and give your engine and other systems a boost.
Everyone can agree that brakes are a critical care need. It’s easy to take for granted the fact that your vehicle is going to stop when you press the brake pedal, and all it takes is one or more components to fail to place you in a terrifying or even lethal situation, fast! This is why you have to maintain your brakes, replace them when they are worn, and make sure they are operating correctly at all times. The condition of your brakes is not something you can let go of in terms of regular maintenance, due to the severity of the consequences should something fail. That’s why proactive maintenance is critical for your brakes to continue functioning reliably, for the life of your vehicle (and everyone inside of it!).
With winter weather almost upon us (and, on some days, already upon us), it's more important than ever to make sure your car is up to the challenge.
When it comes to our personal health, we might take vitamins or go to the gym (or at least pay for a gym membership and set an alarm and plan to go). So what do we do for our cars to make sure their engines stay healthy so they can get us where we're going for years to come?