Summertime Glove Compartment Guide

Road trip with friends? Weekend at Buckroe Beach or in the Blue Ridge Mountains? No matter what your summertime plans are, it’s likely that you’ll spend a lot of it in your car driving from Point A to Point B. In addition to your regular year-around car safety must-haves in your car, below is a… Read More »

Five Reasons for Steering Wheel Shakes

On good road surfaces, cars are meant to drive smooth and steady. However, most people have experienced steering wheel vibrations at one time or another. Car parts can break or fail after continued use, and it’s not uncommon for car components to need to be replaced. Because your steering wheel is your connection to both… Read More »

Improve Your MPG This Summer

Summer has officially arrived in Gloucester County and while we’re all enjoying the warm weather and beach time, the hottest season of the year can also wreak havoc on your vehicle’s gas mileage. Here are a few tips on how to avoid racking up extra fuel costs when you’re on the road this summer: Check… Read More »

Vehicle Belt Factoids

As we celebrate National Car Care Month in April, here are a few factoids about your vehicle’s belts to keep in mind: • Belts in today’s vehicles are designed to last for years, and you may even know people who haven’t ever replaced them • But if you ever hear a loud, sharp squealing come… Read More »

Exhaust System Maintenance

Your vehicle’s exhaust system is one of those things you don’t notice… until you do. Maybe you’ll smell leaking fluids. Or hear loud clicking and noises from the engine. Or see a billowing cloud of grey or green smoke lingering behind you on the road. When everything is working properly, you’ll hardly ever have a… Read More »

Driving in the Rain

As we head towards spring, there are bound to be a few rainstorms heading our way in the coming weeks here in Gloucester County. When you’re confronted with wet road conditions and limited visibility due to precipitation while driving, here are few things you should keep in mind in order to stay safe: Drive in… Read More »

Signs You Need a Tune-Up

Modern automobiles are highly-sophisticated feats of engineering that would seem like vehicles in a science fiction story to drivers a half-century ago. Despite significant advancements in design and technology, cars still need to be tended to regularly and have the occasional tune-up performed in order to ensure optimal mechanical performance. But how do you know… Read More »

Time for New Tires?

Trying to figure out when the right time to change your vehicle’s tires can be quite the dilemma. You obviously don’t want to wait too long and drive around with a dangerously-low amount of tread on your tires but you don’t want to get them changed too early either since it can be an expensive… Read More »

Fluid Flush Frequency

While they might not be the first thing that come to mind when you think about vehicle maintenance, your car’s fluids are literally its lifeblood and they are a vital component of its health. Vehicle fluids perform a variety of functions that keep your engine running at an optimal level. You should monitor your car’s… Read More »


In terms of frustrating scenarios, encountering a dead car battery when you’re in a rush to get somewhere has to be near the top of the list. Fortunately, jumpstarting your vehicle is a relatively simple procedure. Follow these steps and your car will be up and running again in no time: Items Required: -Jumper Cables… Read More »