Potholes: Menace to Drivability

Posted January 2, 2021

Potholes: Menace to Drivability With winter now at its peak here in Kansas, road conditions are currently at their most challenging. As temperatures oscillate between above freezing and below freezing the next little while, you’ll most likely begin seeing a menace potentially as dangerous as black ice or a blinding…

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Improve Your Gas Mileage This Winter

Posted December 2, 2020

Improve Your Gas Mileage This Winter Old Man Winter has definitely arrived in Kansas and before he makes his presence *too* obvious, here are a few tips on how you can save some money at the gas pump in the coming months: Check your tires’ air pressure. Maintaining your tires’…

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Why Brake Fluid is Critical

Posted November 2, 2020

Why Brake Fluid is Critical Your vehicle’s braking system is a complex assortment of sophisticated components and elements all working together to ensure you can stop when you need to and stay safely on the road. For this important system to work properly, it requires each and every one of…

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Exhaust System 101

Posted October 18, 2020

Exhaust System 101 Your vehicle’s exhaust system is most likely one of those things you don’t think about – or even notice – until something goes wrong. If your engine was 100% efficient, it would combust every ounce of fuel it’s supplied with and turn all of its gas into…

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MAKING THE (OCTANE) GRADE

Posted September 9, 2020

MAKING THE (OCTANE) GRADE When most drivers in Kansas fill up the gas tank, they probably select the cheapest price, paying little or no attention to the octane number. While cost is typically a major concern when purchasing gas, the lowest and cheapest octane can sometimes be the wrong choice.…

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How to Deal with a Flat Tire

Posted August 3, 2020

How to Deal with a Flat Tire Let’s face it – flat tires happen. No matter how careful you may be, any car can succumb to an unexpected flat. But you can be prepared! Car manufacturers have made the tire change process simple so that virtually anyone can do it.…

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Air Conditioning System Failure Warning Signs

Posted July 15, 2020

Air Conditioning System Failure Warning Signs With hot temperatures abounding in Kansas this summer, it’s definitely the worst possible time for you to experience air conditioning system problems. Your air conditioning system should be included as part of your regular preventative maintenance plan and inspected on a regular basis. If…

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Wax or Polish, Which is Best for Your Vehicle?

Posted June 2, 2020

Wax or Polish, Which is Best for Your Car Exterior? It is extremely important to keep the exterior of your car in good shape, and vehicle wax and polish products are some of the best ways to protect it and keep it looking great. However, there are subtle differences between…

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Improve Your MPG This Summer

Posted May 3, 2020

Improve Your Gas Mileage This Summer Summer will soon be arriving in Kansas and while we’re all enjoying the warm weather and being outdoors, the hottest season of the year can also wreak havoc on your vehicle’s gas mileage. Here are a few tips on how to avoid racking up…

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Be Car Care Aware About: Air Filters

Posted April 2, 2020

Be Car Care Aware About: Air Filters With National Car Care Month taking place in April, it’s as good a time as any to learn more about certain vehicle components, including your air filter! Here are some facts about air filters to consider this month: • Much controversy surrounds how…

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