Posted September 8, 2021

Extend the Life of Your Tires Sometimes it can be difficult to determine just how far along your vehicle’s tires are in their lifespan. How does one decide whether they have “worn-in tires” or “you’re-on-borrowed-time tires?” The official recommendation is to replace tires when the tread is worn to a…

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Three Fluids to Check This Month

Posted August 4, 2021

Three Fluids to Check This Month In order to run smoothly, your vehicle’s engine is dependent upon countless moving parts and fluids. Since there are so many components and liquids to keep track of, it’s best to have a proactive maintenance schedule in place which includes everything that can potentially…

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Replacing Your Timing Belt

Posted July 9, 2021

Replacing Your Timing Belt The first time most drivers think about the timing belt in their vehicle is when the manufacturer’s recommend maintenance schedule says it needs to be replaced. Other drivers aren’t so lucky. These drivers are often lamenting a problem they didn’t know they had when the timing…

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Vehicle Belts 101

Posted June 2, 2021

VEHICLE BELTS 101 Vehicle belts transfer power from the engine to various components of your engine, ensure proper timing of moving parts, and connect key systems. Types of Belts: Timing Belt – responsible for timing the moving parts within your engine. Simply put, if these parts do not operate in…

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Summertime Battery Maintenance

Posted May 3, 2021

Summertime Battery Maintenance If you think the summer weather is easier on your battery than winter, think again. While warmer temperatures help to increase battery capacity, making it easier to turn over the engine, they also cause an increase in the rate at which the battery deteriorates. When the temperature…

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Oil Loss Prevention

Posted April 13, 2021

Oil Loss Prevention Oil loss will be experienced by a significant percentage of vehicles at some point in their lifespan. More often than not it comes in the form of small drips and minor leaks that can be prevented, but in some cases oil leaks require immediate attention from an…

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Vehicle Maintenance Services to Consider this Spring

Posted March 2, 2021

Vehicle Maintenance Services to Consider this Spring Spring is (almost) here and with it comes longer days, higher temperatures and unpredictable rain storms. Hopefully the harsh winter weather is over until after Halloween, but has it taken a toll on your vehicle? Consider these five maintenance services to keep your…

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Tune-Up Time?

Posted February 3, 2021

Tune-Up Time? Modern automobiles are marvels of engineering – finely-tuned machines that would seem downright futuristic to car owners just a couple of generations ago. That being said, your vehicle still requires regular maintenance in order to function at an optimal level and, every now and then, needs a tune-up.…

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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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