What You Need to Know About Summer Car Care

May 15th, 2015

The summer season is here, and many drivers are planning to hit the road for the peak travel time of the year. When you are preparing for your summer travels, it is important to make sure that your vehicle is prepared for hot weather. Here is what you need to know about summer car care.

Avoid the Sun

The sun’s rays can cause damage to the exterior and interior of your vehicle. Excessive sun exposure can cause your vehicle’s paint to fade, and can also cause damage and fading to your upholstery and other surfac ...[more]

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6 Vehicle Warning Smells You Can Recognize Infographic

May 1st, 2015

Remember that new car smell? Unfortunately, that smell eventually fades, but throughout the life of your vehicle there will be lots of different smells coming from your vehicle. Some of them are perfectly normal, but other odors are an indication that something is wrong. "Unusual smells can be the sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble for your vehicle. By acting quickly and making necessary repairs, you'll be able to breathe easy knowing there is no harmful damage to your car," says Rich White, executive director of Car Care Council. The Council has identified 6 vehicle-warning signs your nose can recognize.

Have you noticed one of those sme ...[more]

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