Cruise Control Proves Problematic in the Rain

Automotive manufacturers have loaded our vehicles with lots of standard features and options to make the time we spend in our vehicles as comfortable and convenient as possible. One of these special options is cruise control, which has become increasingly more standard in late-model vehicles. Cruise control is a great technological feature that can help save fuel costs and make … Read More

DIY Maintenance Tips to Protect Your Car During COVID-19

At a time when gas prices are lower than they’ve been in years, it’s a shame people can’t take full advantage of the savings due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  With stay-at-home orders in place, travel restrictions, and many businesses closed, most people are heeding Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ mandate, and they are not going anywhere. When an automobile is forced … Read More

How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell from Your Car: Five Simple Tricks

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“Sure, go ahead. Just remember to fill the tank when you’re done.”

Famous last words as you toss your keys to your cousin Mitch, who needed to borrow a ride because his steel blue pickup lay splayed open in the shop to diagnose transmission troubles. When Mitch returned your newly leased Camry a day later, he had filled it with more than just a fresh tank of gas.

You forgot that Mitch was a smoker.

Do you wash your car as often as you should?

Some car owners wash their cars almost daily, while others won’t even attempt it until someone mentions how awful their car looks. The main goal of washing your car regularly is to keep it in good condition, which will maintain its appearance and (hopefully) its resale or trade-in value. Keeping your car clean is important because it prevents contaminants such … Read More