Category: Vehicle

What To Know About Your Car’s Transmission

Car service. Car technician pouring the fresh transmission oil at the car service station.
Your vehicle's powertrain consists of two very important components --- the engine and the transmission.  You probably already know the proper maintenance steps needed for maintaining your engine, but if you're here that means you need a quick overview on how to maintain your transmission. Change Your Transmission Fluid Although it doesn't... [read more]

Is Your Heating Working For The Upcoming Colder Months?

Man in jacket tries to keep warm in his car
We’re in for cooler weather before too long, and when those cold mornings return, a reliable heater can make the difference between a casual commute and a shivering slog. You count on your heater to make winter rides bearable, so it’s important to make sure that your heater is ready... [read more]

Fall Driving Hazards You Need To Be Aware Of

Car crossing a country road.
While fall is a time when most inclement weather takes the backseat, fall is by no means a time when there are no hazards for drivers. Many different dangers occur to drivers in the fall, AARP has nine for you to keep in mind this season. Family Fall is when traveling to... [read more]

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Driving In Heavy Rain

Car windshield in traffic jam during rain
Living in Fredericksburg, VA, and surrounding areas will mean you will sooner than later run into rain as you drive. When the rain is light, it won’t affect your driving much. However, when larger storms roll in and the rains increase, it can make your job in the driver’s seat... [read more]

When To Change Your Air Filter

Clean and dirty cabin pollen air filter for a car
Performing regular car maintenance is the key to many happy years of driving. And one simple task that can have a big impact is changing your air filter. Many people don’t realize how vital this single car part can be. Some people don’t realize that their car has not one... [read more]

Keep Your Vehicle Cool With These Tips

car with sun visor in windshield to keep cool
It’s hot, and it’s going to be this way for a while here in Fredericksburg. The summer heat can feel inescapable, and no one looks forward to getting into a hot car. If you want to cool down your car this season, try these heat-beating tips. Find the Shade The most obvious... [read more]

Detail Your Car Like A Pro

washing car exterior
Want to save some money by detailing your car? The average car detail costs about $175. Imagine what you could put that money towards if you didn’t spend it on something you could accomplish yourself. Nevertheless, you need some deep cleaning. You're transitioning to summer, and you realize there is... [read more]

Spring Cleaning For Your Car Tips

Worker cleans car interior with vacuum cleaner
You likely spruce up your house each spring, but what about your car? It gathered some dirt and grime over the winter, so it’s a good idea to clean it as well. Check out some tips for spring cleaning your car so it’ll be nice and clean this season. Declutter Your... [read more]

Tips To Help Your New Teen Driver

A teenage student driver smiling behind the wheel of a car
Is your teenager ready to start driving? They're probably excited and thrilled to learn a new life skill and take advantage of the freedom that comes with it. Although, as a parent, you're probably more than a little nervous. To ease your nerves and make sure you provide your teen... [read more]

Detail Your Vehicle Like a Pro With These Tips

Woman hand drying the vehicle hood with a red towel
Have you tried your hand at detailing your car at home but never gotten the results you want? You can change that by learning some professional detailing techniques. Check out these tips so you can detail your vehicle like a pro. Rinse Your Ride Before Washing it Do you go straight to... [read more]