Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving

Prepare your vehicle for cold weather and review our winter driving tips to ensure you’re ready for whatever winter throws at us this year.



How to Test Engine Compression

Test engine compression

Testing engine compression provides a snapshot of the health of your engine. In this video, we show you how to do it and how to interpret the results.



Do Diesel Engines Burn Oil?

Diesel burning oil

All diesel engines burn some oil as a normal part of operation. This can be a problem in modern turbodiesels with diesel particulate filters (DPF).



Oil Life Monitors – Everything You Need To Know

Oil life monitors are great tools, but they have limitations. Here’s everything you need to know about the oil life monitor in your vehicle.



Why is My Engine Overheating?

Car overheating

Low coolant is one of the first things to check if your car is overheating. A bad cooling fan is another potential culprit. Here’s what else to check.



Maintenance Tips to Make Your Car Last Longer

Car maintenance

Good car maintenance is vital to keeping your vehicle on the road as long as possible and running as well as it can. Here are a few tips.



Common Fixes for a Transmission that Shifts Hard

Automatic transmission

An automatic transmission can shift hard, jerk or hesitate for a number of reasons. Here’s what to look for to keep your vehicle shifting smoothly.



What Your Motor Oil Color Means

Black motor oil usually means the oil is doing its job. Oil that looks like chocolate milk, however, points to serious problems.



The DIY Oil Change: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

Many motorists still love the DIY oil change. If you change your own oil, avoid these five common mistakes to ensure your vehicle performs well.



How to Prevent Diesel Fuel From Gelling

Prevent diesel fuel gelling

Diesel fuel gelling and frozen diesel can clog the fuel filter and leave you stranded. Learn why this happens and what to do to prevent it.