Category Archives: Instructional

About your Transmission!

The transmission is the most complex mechanical system in your vehicle. As such, it is one of the most expensive to repair or replace. Because it is mechanical in nature, it needs a special fluid to keep it working properly and protect its many finely-machined, intricate parts. Transmission fluid .

A note about Tires

Your vehicle’s tires are expensive. You want them to last as long as possible. So, what are the three most important things you can do to ensure the longest possible life for your tires?  Maintain proper tire pressure. Buy a high-quality tire gauge. Then, each time you fill up .

Coolant Issues in BMW, Mercedes and MINI

Your engine operates by converting very powerful explosions into rotational power. Every single minute your vehicle is running, thousands of these detonations occur. Just imagine the amount of heat that is generated by all that firepower! The system that manages all this heat is your radiator, cooling fan, and water pump. Coolant .

Did you know antihistamines can impair your driving more than alcohol? According to a study done at the University of Iowa, some medicines (such as those containing diphenhydramine) can make you drowsy, unfocused, affect your decision making abilities, and slow down your reaction times while driving.

Always read medicine labels carefully and follow all the precautions suggested. If it advises against driving, don’t!
NOTE: In most states, allergy medicines are considered drugs and you can be arrested for DUI if you are involved in an accident with them in your bloodstream.