Monthly Archives: November 2019

Debunking Car Maintenance Myths – What Your Car Really Needs And When

Do you remember the thrill of owning your first car or truck? Maybe you bought it, maybe it was a hand-me-down from a family member; either way it was yours. Do you also remember the carload of advice on how to care for your beloved auto? Certain car “truths” were probably drilled into your head like changing the oil every 3,000 miles, along with the coolant fluids; replacing all four tires at once, warming up the engine before driving, or rolling down the windows instead of using the AC for better fuel economy. You may have also been told you had better have your car serviced by the dealer or your warranty could be null and void. Well times have changed and so have cars, and whatever you may have been told in the past, your optimal car maintenance schedule… well, it’s probably not what you’ve long held to be true. So, we’d like to share some practical advice and what a realistic maintenance schedule looks like for today’s cars if you want to get 100,000 miles ... read more