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Replacing a Flat Tire

If you find that you have a flat tire, you need to know how to put on a spare. Most vehicles are equipped with spare tires. Along with the spare are a jack and a lug nut wrench. These will be needed to take care of your flat in Fresno.

It’s important to jack up the side of the vehicle where the flat is located. 

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Apple CarPlay Becomes Top Requested Feature

Drivers everywhere are basing their next car purchase decision in part on whether they can access Apple CarPlay in that particular model. This easy way of using your iPhone while driving is making drivers safer and helps them feel more in control of their typical phone functions.

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Automotive Service: Engine Air Filters

Your vehicle's engine air filter protects your engine from airborne contaminants like dirt, dust, and more. A pleated paper element along with a foam or paper breather element is used to block contaminants from the incoming air from the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve.

When is it time to replace the filter? If the air filter system becomes clogged and dirt...

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Traveling in Cars with Pets

Pets bring a great deal of happiness and joy to life. Often, they are considered part of the family. Many people want to take their pet with them on vacation. This isn't a problem if proper steps are taken to ensure a safe experience.

Before taking a long car trip with your pet, get the pet accustomed to riding in the car. 

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Get the Most Out of Your Dash Cam

Nowadays, video cameras are being used more than ever. And dash cams have become very helpful for drivers to capture certain events. Many of those videos have even gone viral. A dash cam has some extraordinary practical and fun benefits as well.

A dash cam is a great resource for capturing incidents that occur while on the road in Fresno, such as a traffic accident, road-rage, or an incident involving pedestrian error. 

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What Does Brake Fluid Do?

You have probably heard of brake fluid, which can also be called hydraulic fluid. It is a vital component of your vehicle's braking system that lies within the brake lines. When your vehicle doesn't have brake fluid, you won't be able to stop the vehicle when you press your foot on the brake pedal. Read further to learn more about brake fluid.

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Using the Sun Visor to Help with Glare

If you happen to be on the road during the time in the day when the sun is going to be in your eyes, there are a lot of things you can do in order to reduce the amount of glare you get from the sun. For one thing, your car is going to have a visor that you can use. However, there are times when even a visor is not effective

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Perform Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Vehicle Operating During School Runs

School is back in session and with it, the endless trips to and from classes along with the daily grind of getting to after-school sports activities. These essential tasks need a well-operating vehicle. Make sure your car is prepared for your daily trips with essential fall maintenance.

Make sure to perform basic maintenance such as oil changes, tire rotations and changing brake and transmission fluids. 

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States of Charge in Your Car's Battery

Performing car battery tests is vital in ensuring the health of your vehicle. Knowing what to watch out for during the tests can help you plan ahead for your car's needs as problems appear.

Paying attention to the state of your vehicle's voltage can be one of the best ways to see if there is a problem that needs to be addressed in the car. 

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Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive Advantages and Disadvantages

Most of the cars that are on the market are front-wheel drive vehicles. However, some luxury vehicles and sports cars have rear-wheel drive models as well. Each of these drive systems comes with advantages and disadvantages.

A rear-wheel drive vehicle has a simple axle system that is easy to repair. The rear-wheel drive vehicle also has superior handling capability. 

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