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Why Do All My Tires Keep Losing Pressure? Help!

March 28th, 2019 by

A loss of tire PSI is a normal issue that plagues car owners all over the country, from the cold upper-depths of Wisconsin to right here in sunny San Antonio. More often than not, changes in temperature result in decreased tire PSI, and a simple pfft from an air compressor solves the problem. However, if…

It’s True: Weekly Car Washes Do Make A Difference!

March 15th, 2019 by

You probably feel like you’re on top of the game if you get regular oil changes and keep your scheduled auto maintenance appointments. Sure, you may give your car a quick wash if you’ve been driving through mud, or if you’ve been up north in the winter and need to rinse off some road salt….

How To Avoid Getting Blinded By Bright HID or LED Headlights

January 21st, 2019 by

Most drivers have experienced a situation where LED or Xenon headlights have temporarily blinded them, forcing them to focus on the outside fog line to stay in the proper lane. In worst-case scenarios, that blinding headlight can prevent a driver from seeing an object in the road or another vehicle stopping sharply just ahead. The…

7 Signs Your Mechanic May Be Ripping You Off

January 15th, 2019 by

Have you ever been told your car needs blinker fluid or muffler bearings? That so-called expert is yanking your chain. While you’re unlikely to hear those fictitious examples from an actual mechanic, thousands of U.S. car owners are ripped off by mechanics each year, and we can certainly understand why some people think mechanics are…

How Long Do Brake Pads & Rotors Last?

December 24th, 2018 by

Of all the parts that should be checked and replaced before they potentially wear out and fail on your vehicle, components of your braking system are some of the most important. You most definitely don’t want to be without the ability to stop quickly! Let’s look at brake pads and rotors: When should they be…

5 Surefire Ways to Get Dry Bird Poop Off Your Car

December 17th, 2018 by

“Look at that majestic Scissor-tailed Flycatcher circling over the parking — and it just pooped on my car, didn’t it?” If you’ve ever come out of H-E-B to find your vehicle bombed by birds, you know that cars serve two purposes: getting you around town and acting as an aviary porta-potty. Bird poop on your…

6 Essential Car Maintenance Skills You Should Master

November 28th, 2018 by

If you own a car and are like most people, you trust a mechanic for repair work when it’s needed. However, there are many small auto maintenance tasks that you can tackle yourself. Learning to take care of these items can save you time and money, let alone give you the self-esteem that comes with…

Are These The 10 Best Ford Commercials of All Time?

November 16th, 2018 by

Earlier this October, to the surprise of many, Ford announced that a new creative agency would be leading the charge, injecting some much-needed inspiration into future Ford commercials and advertising campaigns. Before the game-changing announcement, the new agency, BBDO, was deemed internally as an underdog, a long shot, the David to then-current agency WPP’s Goliath….

10 Pros & Cons of DIY Windshield Chip Repair Kits

October 19th, 2018 by

As you travel down I-10 toward San Antonio, your windshield gets pummeled by a peppering of pebbles—yikes! That multi-layered tempered glass may have saved your left eye, but it also left a nasty little divot in the middle of your window. Ugly and unsightly as they may be, common windshield chips rarely cause significant damage…

Ford F-150 Recall 18S27: Everything You Need to Know

September 17th, 2018 by

BREAKING NEWS: Ford has recalled nearly 2 million (1,995,776) North American F-150 trucks due to seatbelt safety issues. Here’s what we know: Ford inspectors investigated issues raised by more than 20 F-150 owners of post-collision smoke or fire, which was deemed to have been caused by faulty seatbelt pretensioners. In select 2015-2018 Ford F-150 models—only…

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