Reasons Why Your Car's Fuel Efficiency Dropped

The fuel efficiency of your car, or the miles per gallon that you get per tank of gas, varies based on several factors. These factors include your driving conditions, age of your car and how well maintained your car is. One tank may last you a bit longer than another if you are driving on the freeway or in cleaner air conditions. This makes it hard to determine whether you are getting less miles per tank.   Read More...

Three Types Of Windshield Damage You Should Get Repaired At A Professional Auto Glass Shop

If the idea of windshield damage doesn't already make you automatically think "repair shop time!" then you may be laboring under a misapprehension or two concerning auto glass repair. If you think using a repair kit at home would make a DIY project, it's probably best to restrict that experiment to times when windshield damage is no more severe than a superficial scratch. Here's why you should take these other three types of damage to an auto shop that specializes in glass repair.   Read More...

Three Reasons Why Fixing A Commercial Truck Transmission Is Nothing Like Fixing Passenger Truck Transmissions

Trucks, in all their shapes, sizes and uses, are not made equally when it comes to transmissions and engine components. A truck engine in a standard passenger truck is easier to fix because it is easier to understand how it works and easier to identify the parts. Commercial trucks have vastly different engines, and here are three reasons why you should not attempt to fix a commercial truck transmission when you have only repaired passenger truck transmissions.   Read More...

Important Maintenance Information You Should Know About Your New European Car

As the new owner of a European car, you are probably halfway in love with your new vehicle. However, if you have previously only owned American cars, you are likely to notice that your maintenance needs will now need to change a bit. Therefore, in order for you to extend the life and usability of your vehicle for as long as possible, it is a good idea for you to be aware of the following information.   Read More...

Tips To Keep Your Six Speed BMW Transmission In Great Shape

If you have recently purchased a manual transmission BMW, then you may have noticed that the vehicle is a six gear vehicle instead of a five gear model. While the car will drive very similarly to a five speed car, there may be a few things that you should do differently to help keep your transmission in great shape.  Pay Attention To The Shift Light Many newer manual BMW vehicles have a gear shift indicator light that tells you when you should shift.   Read More...