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Spring Cleaning for Your Engine
Spring Cleaning for Your Engine

Finally, the days are getting longer, the snow has melted and there is green grass popping out of the ground—all signs that winter has subsided and spring is well on its way. For some it may be time to do spring cleaning. But did you realize your engine might need a little spring cleaning, too?

Wipe Away Worries
Wipe Away Worries

Drivers spend many hours a month in their vehicles, so you want to ensure you are safe. One way to help keep you and your family safe is with new wiper blades. Think of the last time you were caught in bad weather. Did your windshield wipers work perfectly? Maybe you saw them leave streaks or heard them chatter. Wiper blades in good condition are essential to safety. It’s been reported that 80 percent of vehicle accidents are due to poor visibility.

How Oil Change  Indicators Work— And What They’re Not Telling You
How Oil Change
Indicators Work—
And What They’re
Not Telling You

What are “they,” you might ask? Oil change indicator lights. And they’re not just confined to luxury makes, either. Almost every GM vehicle made since 2004 has come standard with the company’s “Oil Life System,” and companies like Chrysler, Honda, Toyota and others are increasingly putting oil change reminder systems in their cars

 
 
 

 
 

Keep it Full, Keep it Clean, Keep it Running Longer
Keep it Full, Keep it Clean, Keep it Running Longer

4 High-mileage motor oil gives the engines in older vehicles (those with more than 75,000 miles) the protection they need. 4High-mileage motor oil is specially formulated to have a lower volatility than conventional oils, meaning it doesn’t burn off as easily.

Liquid Time
Liquid Time

We are all familiar with pouring gas into our
vehicles. Some of us, unfortunately, may be too familiar with pouring money into our vehicles. But wouldn’t it be nice if we had “liquid time” that we could pour into our vehicles, thus increasing their life on the road?

15 Reasons to  Read Your Owners Manual
15 Reasons to
Read Your Owners Manual

I used to own a T-shirt that read: “Real Men Don’t Need Instructions.” And while it was meant in jest, too often both men and women climb into a new car without so much as a glance at their owners manual.


 

A Badge of Protection
A Badge of Protection

If you have a son, daughter, niece or nephew, you may be familiar with Boy Scout and Girl Scout badges. It’s great to see a child’s face light up when he or she proudly announces
they have earned a leadership or emergency preparedness badge. These badges represent great lessons learned to help them succeed in life.