It’s Tune-Up Time!

It’s Tune-Up Time!

Have you ever started up your car and thought, “she just ain’t runnin’ like she used to?” The dash is lighting up like the 4th of July, you feel like you’re getting a cheap massage because your car vibrates so much, and Ol’ Betsy’s stirring wheel has to be pulled to the right to driveContinue reading →

Keeping Your Vehicle Clean in a Pandemic

Keeping Your Vehicle Clean in a Pandemic

Have you stopped to think about what germs are carried in and out of your vehicle? What about the surfaces we touch every time we get into the vehicle? Can you imagine all the germs? One study in 2019 showed that the average car is 2,000 times germier than a phone – yuck! Keeping yourContinue reading →

Tips to Keeping a Tidy Car

Tips to Keeping a Tidy Car

Whether you are the type of person who cleans their car weekly, once a year or somewhere in between, we’re giving you some handy dandy tips to keep the inside looking and smelling fresh.  First things first – air fresheners. No one wants to get into a car that smells like wet dog and leftoverContinue reading →

October is Car Care Month

October is Car Care Month

Did you know that October is Car Care Month? Well if you didn’t before, you do now. Of course, this is the perfect time to remind all drivers that as the weather begins to cool down, you should complete a thorough seasonal check up on your vehicle. Like we go to the doctor for aContinue reading →

I hit a pothole. Now what?

I hit a pothole. Now what?

Here’s what could happen and what you can do about it. If you’ve hit the pothole hard enough, you may have bent a rim. You can tell you’ve damaged the rim if your vehicle vibrates as you drive away, but that is not the only indication. Other symptoms are if your tire pressure light cameContinue reading →

Diesel vs. Gas 101

Diesel vs. Gas 101

Diesel vs. Gas 101 If you are considering buying a new automobile, make sure to compare all the pros and cons of diesel verses gas. There are many things to consider when deciding if diesel or gas is better. Before we go into what one is better, we should talk about the difference. Diesel enginesContinue reading →

Drive Your Way Through CNY- Top Road Trip Destinations

Who doesn’t love a good summer road trip? Wind in your hair, sunglasses on, singing songs with your friends and family. With the warm weather here, we’re jotting down some of the best top road trip destinations in Central New York. Watkins Glen State Park- Watkins Glen, NY Just two hours from the Utica area,Continue reading →

Has Flood Water Damaged My Vehicle?

Has Flood Water Damaged My Vehicle?

Remember jumping in mud puddles as a kid? The joy of kicking the water. The wonder of how high up your rain boots the puddle will go. As an adult, none of that comes to mind following a flood. As we emerge from our dry shelters, we assess the damage. How do you know ifContinue reading →

What To Do When You Have A Tire Blow Out

What To Do When You Have A Tire Blow Out

If you’re driving and have a blow out, your instincts may be to slam on your brakes and veer off the road, but those are not safe steps in this situation! Really to do those things is the opposite of what you should do. Be prepared should this happen to you and know the properContinue reading →