Spring Vehicle Maintenance that Makes a Difference

With the warmer weather coming our way this time of the year, more people are itching to hit the road. Whether you’re looking for an adventure or somewhere with a little more sunshine, it’s always a good idea to make sure your vehicle is as ready as you are. With the cold temperatures and icy, […]

Keep Your Old Beater or Buy a New Car

It may clunk and clank, but your ratty old car may be the best bargain out there. Here are the facts on keeping that bucket-of-bolts running and knowing when it’s really time to step up to a new car. Let’s divide the car-buying world into two camps: those who keep a car until the wheels […]

Is Your Battery About to Become the Ghost of Batteries Past?

It seems like every vehicle’s battery decides to die at the absolute worst possible time and it’s often in the dead of winter with snow coming down late at night while the kids are in the car. And without a functioning battery, your vehicle isn’t going anywhere. But the truth is your battery may be […]

9 Tips to Make Night Driving Easier

Don’t Be Scared of Driving in the Dark As the days get shorter, drivers are going to be running errands and commuting more in the dark. For sure there is a lot about night driving that makes it more difficult than driving during the day, BUT you can make driving at night a little easier […]

5 Fluids You Need to Check to get the Most Miles from Your Vehicle

Your vehicle’s fluid levels might not be the first thing on your mind, but keeping tabs on key fluids is one way to keep your vehicle running smoothly for years to come. Even if you’re not car savvy, checking fluid levels is one of the easiest ways to keep your car running happy. If you […]

Check Out these Pics of a Shredded Tire – WITH GOOD TREAD!

We get questions like this occasionally, “My tire tread looked good, but my tire still blew out, why did that happen?” In the images below, both tires have great tread and no signs of sidewall cracking, yet on a trip from Logan to American Fork, one of the tires blew. And it WASN’T from a […]

Common Causes of Overheating and What to Do About It

It’s the beginning of summer and you’re stuck in traffic when all of a sudden your temperature gauge is on the BIG RED “H”. Guess what? Your vehicle is overheating* and you need to do something about it RIGHT NOW. Before we get into the causes of vehicle overheating, let’s help minimize the potential damage […]

Describing the Noises Your Vehicle Makes

Squeak, Squeal, Bump or Bang, at some point your vehicle is going to make strange sounds. And those sounds are a good indication your vehicle needs some help. Unfortunately, noises don’t normally go away on their own, and it usually gets more expensive the longer you let it go. But we’ve all been there, the […]

How Often Should You Change Your Oil

Picture this Scenario: 2009 Honda Pilot. Mom’s do-everything vehicle. Comes to the shop with about 120,000 miles on it, not bad at all for a Honda. But, there’s a ticking noise under the hood. Inspection and testing uncover a worn out engine, costing many thousands of dollars to replace. The cause? Changing the oil regularly. […]

How AAA Provides Peace of Mind While You’re on the Road

Being an AAA (American Automobile Association) approved auto repair shop isn’t an honor we take lightly and membership offers more than most of our customers realize. By using your membership for just a single tow, you actually pay for the entire year’s membership. And with when you use your AAA membership to have your vehicle […]