Summer’s Coming – Is Your Car Ready?

May 30th, 2017

You know that summers here in Alabama can get pretty sticky – it’s important to make sure your car’s up to the rigors of summer driving! Here’s a quick breakdown of things you’ll want to check over:

Summer Vehicle MaintenanceCooling system maintenance: Coolant is a 50/50 mix of antifreeze and distilled water. It helps act as a heat sink and dissipate the normal heat of operation, and it also contains anticorrosion agents that prevent scale from building up in the radiator and heater core’s tiny passages. It can still become contaminated, though, which is why it should be flushed at regular intervals. If you’re not sure how long your coolant has been in the radiator, it’s a simple matter to check its specific gravity using a hygrome ...[more]

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Preventive Maintenance for Winter

January 28th, 2017
Just because our winters are a little milder in Alabama doesn't mean you shouldn't have your car ready for cold weather!
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