Wasteful Thinking

July 31, 2018

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Chicago

July 22, 2018

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Chicago, Illinois

July 16, 2018

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Chicago, Illinois: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Chicago motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Chicago Car Owners

July 9, 2018

A generation ago, Chicago drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Chicago shop every year or two for repairs seem... More

Fuel Filter Replacement

July 1, 2018

Hello Chicago resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your eng... More