If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB....
Posted in Monitoring System
on December 01, 2019
Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Fort Wayne area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resista...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 24, 2019
The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on November 17, 2019
If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to more of it.Slowing down is the easiest way to save fuel, especially for every speed increase over ...
Posted in Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
on November 10, 2019
Have you ever had an experience like this in Fort Wayne, Indiana? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst...
Posted in Dashboard
on November 03, 2019
Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something.There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on October 27, 2019
A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Fort Wayne drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle — one that hauls h...
Posted in Suspension
on October 20, 2019
Most Fort Wayne folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Fort Wayne market, swing by the ATM and get the kids fr...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 13, 2019
Everyone in Fort Wayne, Indiana eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Fort Wayne, it can be difficult to sort t...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 06, 2019
Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve...
Posted in Fluids
on September 29, 2019