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Decoding Your Dash

There was a time when the fanciest thing about a car’s dashboard was a pair of fuzzy dice on the mirror. With today’s onboard vehicle technology, your car’s dashboard is more of a sophisticated communication hub, equipped with a variety of warning lights that convey important messages about your vehicle’s health. Understanding these signals can … Continued

Ways to Improve Fall Visibility & Safety

Changing of the seasons is always a good time to think about vehicle maintenance. In addition to taking your car in for its required mechanical checks, there are things you can do in your own garage to prepare for autumn. Falling leaves and tree debris make keeping your windshield clean for clear visibility a challenge. … Continued

Better Car Maintenance

We often talk about the importance of making good car maintenance a habit. So, how are you doing with that? First, let’s take a look at some eye-opening stats from AAA: Among U.S. adults who drive, one third (35 percent) have skipped or delayed maintenance or a repair that was recommended by their mechanic or specified … Continued

Help Your Car Keep Its Cool

It’s starting to get nice and warm out. If you’re often in your vehicle using it as a daily commuter, that means your car is taking a beating almost every single day. And with the temperatures rising, it may cause you to worry even more about the vehicle overheating. That is a very bad situation … Continued

Cooling System Flush

The best way to understand the importance of a cooling system flush is to start by looking at the role of coolant. The main job of coolant, or antifreeze, is to transfer excess heat from the vehicle engine to the radiator. The coolant absorbs the heat and redirects it to the radiator where it is … Continued

Three Signs of Wheel Alignment Issues

If you notice any of the signs of poor wheel alignment, or you have recently had a collision or significant impact of some kind, be sure to have an alignment check as soon as possible at one of our convenient locations in Mt. Juliet, TN. Wheel alignment issues occur as a result of suspension and steering … Continued

Are Wheel Alignment and Tire Balancing the Same Service?

Wheel alignment and tire balancing are two distinct services, which are each essential for maximizing the performance and service life of your tires. Wheel alignment service includes inspection of tread wear for signs of poor alignment, as well as inspection of the three components impacting wheel alignment – the toe, camber, and caster. Wheel alignment and … Continued

Importance of Proper Wheel Alignment

Wheel alignment, also referred to as tire alignment, is a great way to keep your tires in good shape as well as helping them to perform properly. One way that you may notice that you have a problem is if your car wants to pull in a certain direction, even when you have the wheel … Continued

Three Signs of a Trusted Auto Shop

Depending on the size of your town, there may be five or more different local auto shops to choose from. How do you know which ones are worth your time and money? We understand that choosing a trusted auto shop can be a very personal choice, so here are a few signs to look for: … Continued

What You Need to Know About Your Car Battery

Along with the engine, your vehicle’s battery is essential to its operation. But just how essential? From why your battery is important to signs that it’s time for a replacement, read on to learn more about your vehicle’s battery. Importance of Your Car Battery  Your vehicle battery provides your vehicle with power by converting chemical … Continued