Regular maintenance is one of the most important things you can do as a car owner. As resilient as modern vehicles are, they’re still mechanical at heart—and all moving parts will eventually wear down. This is especially important when you’re entrusting your life to the integrity of your car. Older vehicles are even more prone to mechanical stresses and aren’t as easy to diagnose as more recent models. If you’re any kind of car enthusiast, it’s imperative that you know what to do to avoid costly repairs and damage down the line. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Read on for our list! Check your tires and tire pressure We like to do
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Spring is nearly here, and with that comes longer days and warmer weather. But it’s not just that, spring also means no more snow and ice on our streets. Indeed, while we don’t have to worry as much about getting stranded in a snowdrift or sliding off the road, spring also entails new challenges for us drivers. While overall road conditions are better, that doesn’t mean we get to fully relax! Be ready for these new hazards to ensure that your spring driving is as safe as can be. Rainstorms and showers While the flora and fauna may be loving the increased precipitation, it’s definitely less than ideal for driving. Heavy rain can decrease visibility almost to the same extent
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Winter is finally letting up a little bit, and it’s almost time to start looking forward to the warmer days of spring. After a particularly cold winter, everyone is thinking of all the cleaning that needs to be done around the house—but there’s one place that you shouldn’t forget: your car. The main reason for this is because cold weather is especially hard on our vehicles. Maintenance after the kind of weather we’ve had lately is of paramount importance.
We all know the old saying: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, we find ourselves in situations where prevention has failed us. This is especially true for our cars: with the weather and all the snow right now, the only way to 100% guarantee not getting stuck out in the cold is to drive around in a snowmobile. Today we’ll talk about what you can keep in your car for the worst case scenario: breaking down far from home.
It’s the beginning of another cold year for us here in Michigan, and we at King Brothers Collision would love to greet everyone a very Happy New Year. Thank you for always supporting us! We promise to keep giving you the best in automobile service for your buck. With that said, let’s get to this month’s article topic: a checklist for your car to prepare for the cold weather.
2019 is rolling around and it’s a great time to make sure that both you and your vehicle are ready for the rest of the year’s challenges. How do we do that? With regular maintenance and repair schedules. A smart car owner should bring his or her car in to the shop for a checkup every now and again. While most people will get big engine issues resolved right away, there’s a tendency to let small problems slide for way too long. Now’s your chance to get ahead of those small problems. We’ve got a small list of ways you can keep your car on the road and out of the shop for the long term. Dealing with tiny, less
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The automobile: a hallmark and testament to man’s creative genius. Cars became widely available for commercial consumption in the early 20th century, and since then, its popularity skyrocketed and has no signs of stopping anytime soon. Single-handedly revolutionizing our mode of transportation for the last two centuries, the cultural and societal impact it has made will forever affect our way of life. This Thanksgiving, we invite you to join us as we think about just how the automobile has changed American landscape and culture. Today, we give you some things to be thankful for about your car.
In this day and age we can’t afford to be spendthrifts. Being prudent and frugal can never be a bad thing. While many of our life expenses can be minimized or even eliminated, a vast majority of people will need some form of transport. But owning a car can be a major expense. How do we ensure that we aren’t bleeding money because of our automobile?
Many people associate winter with being the most dangerous season when it comes to driving. And in a way, they’re right; the heavy snow, the dark days, and the icy roads spell trouble for even the most experienced of drivers. But what not a lot of people know or talk about is that autumn actually comes with its own set of hazards. Read on, and we’ll show you how you can protect yourself and stay safe on the road — so you can make it home in time for pre-Thanksgiving festivities and a hot cup of cocoa.
Windshields are designed to protect passengers and the interior of your car from outside elements as well as provide clear vision for driving. They’re sturdy and meant to withstand a decent amount of weathering before they actually show any signs of deterioration or damage. But sometimes, no matter how careful we are with our driving or car maintenance, accidents can still happen, and damages can still occur. A windshield can get chipped by rocks and debris, or be cracked by a vehicular collision. It’s tempting to brush off small damages, so long as the car is functioning and vision isn’t severely impaired. Unfortunately, that is the wrong mindset to have and we’re here to tell you why. We list down
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