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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Stay Cool This Summer with the Right Auto Maintenance

July 31st, 2016
Everyone knows Alabama's hot this time of year...but there's no reason to suffer in a stuffy car.
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What’s That Nasty Yellow Stuff On My Car?

April 15th, 2016
Here we are in April, and that means that trees everywhere, especially the coniferous kind, are spewing huge amounts of yellow-green pollen into the air. Nobody really likes pollen, except maybe for bees; it brings sneezing fits and runny noses for everyone, and it results in a disgusting powdery film all over your vehicle.
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Auto Repair Today vs. Yesterday

February 8th, 2016
Many of us (at least those of us past “a certain age”) have fond memories of cars from the 60s and 70s. The truth is, though, cars from a generation ago required a lot more maintenance and auto repair to keep them on the road than today’s cars.
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Synthetic Oil Changes Vs. Conventional Oil

January 27th, 2016
It’s more than just a trend. The research has been completed and the jury’s in – synthetic motor oil is superior to conventional oil in just about every respect.
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When Is A Good Time To Replace Your Tires?

December 2nd, 2015
Tires in Enterprise, ALLike anything else on your car, your tires will wear out over time. Worn tires will lose traction and will result in poorer ride quality and handling, but it happens slowly enough that it can be hard to notice. Here’s a little rundown on things to look for as your tires age: 
 
  • Tread depth is the surest indicator. States mandate a minimum of 2/32” tread depth, but really anything under 4/32” (1/8”) is too low. Here’s an easy way to check your tread depth. Insert a penny into a tread groove, Lincoln’s head down. If any of Abe’s hair is covered, your tread is at 2/32” or better. Now, try the same test with a quarter. Does the tread reach Washington’s head? That’s a depth of 4/32”. Then, one more time with the penny&helli ...[more]
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