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  • 9 Warning Signs that Your Car Battery May Be Dying

    Friday 10 November 2017 blog post

    Let us set the scene, you overslept, and you’re running late for work. You finally make it out the door and into your vehicle, you put your keys in the ignition, you turn the key and… nothing. Your car won’t turn over. You try again and then again, but still, nothing. Your battery has died. Such a horrible start to your day! Were there signs? Should you have seen it coming? Save Yourself a Headache—Know the Warning Signs of a Dying Battery Slow engine crank... read more

  • 4 Vehicle Exhaust Colors and What They Mean

    Friday 10 November 2017 blog post

    Color plays an important role in both driving and auto maintenance. When it comes to driving you know green means go, yellow means slow or caution, and red means stop. In one of our more recent blogs, we mentioned that your dashboard lights are usually color coded, much like traffic lights, so that you can determine their level of importance. So, what does the color of your vehicle’s exha... read more

  • 5 Dashboard Lights You Don’t Want to Ignore

    Tuesday 10 October 2017 blog post

    As a vehicle owner, putting your key in the ignition and starting your car only to be met with the shine of an illuminated dashboard warning light can be a daunting experience. You may feel a knot in the pit of your stomach when you begin to think about the possibilities of what could be wrong with your vehicle. Many thoughts may cross your mind. How much is this going to cost? How long are you going to be inconvenienced by this? Do you need to add a trip to the auto shop to your already incredi... read more

  • 10 Ways to Show Your Car Some TLC During Fall Car Care Month

    Tuesday 10 October 2017 blog post

    When it comes to the safety and dependability of a vehicle a little basic maintenance goes a long way. The summer and winter seasons are both hard on your vehicle. Taking the time in between them to provide preventative maintenance to your vehicle will help you avoid the stress of an expensive breakdown. For this reason, the Car Care Council has declared the month of October to be Fall Car Care Month... read more

  • Back to School Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

    Wednesday 30 August 2017 blog post

    Summer break is over, and kids and teens throughout the Treasure Valley are going back to school. For some newly-licensed teens, this will be the first school year in which they are responsible for driving themselves to and from school. If you are the parent of a teen driver who is driving themselves to school for the first time this school year, teach them these tips for a safe and successful school year: Allow for plenty of time to get to where they need to go. Being able to... read more