If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.One driver in Nebraska was heading to work on a hot July day and not...
Posted in Transmission
on March 29, 2020
Let's say you live in a cold climate where the snowy, icy weather challenges you to clear the salt and debris tossed up on your windshield. You push your windshield washer switch expecting a good stream of fluid so the blades can wipe the glass clean. Yet nothing comes out. Nada, zip. What's g...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 22, 2020
The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Lincoln, Nebraska: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Lincoln motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 15, 2020
In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why.It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ...
Posted in Monitoring System
on March 08, 2020
More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 01, 2020