We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Illinois folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to ...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 26, 2016
There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Chicago, Illinois, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Chicago streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal'. Hard acceleration just suck...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 21, 2016
Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for car care can keep Chicago residents on top of preventive maintenance for their vehicles. But you can't just write "oil change" every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that...
Posted in Service Intervals
on June 12, 2016
If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Chicago and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understand...
Posted in Timing Belt
on June 05, 2016