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  • Why Does My Car Smell Bad?

    Thursday 12 April 2018 blog post

    When you think about it, we spend a lot of time in our vehicles. We drive to and from work, take the kids to school and practices, and run errands. Occasionally, we take long road trips. So, it is no surprise that our vehicles may develop smells that are undesirable. Some of the aforementioned smells may come from: Trash and old food Coffee stains Mold A dirty cabin air filter Dirty clothes/sports gear Here are five common causes and solutions for foul odors in your vehicle: Mechanical pro... read more

  • Your Vehicle’s an Investment- Protect It

    Wednesday 11 April 2018 blog post

    After your house, your vehicle is probably your biggest and most valuable investment. You rely on it to get you to where you need to go every day. As it is such an important part of your day to day, you will want to make sure that your vehicle is one investment you work hard to protect. Here’s how you can get the most out of your vehicle: Perform regular oil changes. Maintaining clean oil at the proper levels is vital to your engines health and longevity. Regular... read more

  • What is Engine Misfire and How Do You Fix It?

    Tuesday 10 April 2018 blog post

    Engine misfire occurs when one or more of the cylinders fail to provide power to your vehicle with the possibility of raw fuel making its way into the catalytic converter. You should consider engine misfire to be a severe condition and have it repaired right away to avoid expensive repairs and a possible car fire. The longer you ignore it, the more damage will occur. There are three common reasons for engine misfire that vary in seriousness and cost. They include: A defect of the igniti... read more

  • 6 Reasons Why a Vehicle Fails Emissions

    Thursday 18 January 2018 blog post

    In Idaho, most gasoline-powered vehicles, model year 1981 and newer, and diesel-powered vehicles over 5 model years old are required to undergo emissions testing every two years. When you pass emissions, you will receive a Vehicle Inspection Report and will be able to continue with the registration process. Unfortunately, you may not always pass emissions on the first attempt. If your vehicle appears to be oper... read more

  • See and Be Seen on the Roads this Winter

    Thursday 18 January 2018 blog post

    Visibility is crucial to staying safe on the road. It is important that you are not only able to see but that you are clearly seen as well. This all becomes even more important in the winter months when the days are shorter, and winter storms could severely limit visibility- increasing your risk of being in an auto accident. Stay safe this winter by making sure that your vehicle can be seen, and that you are abl... read more