Is It Time For A Coolant Flush?

During your last Routine Maintenance, your Service Writer advised that you might need a Coolant Flush. Why, and what does this mean? Coolant, or Antifreeze, is what keeps your Engine at an appropriate temperature. Thus, with good Coolant Under The Hood, your Engine is less likely to overheat. As a result, your car will be […]

How Regular Vehicle Maintenance Saves Money

We all want to Save Money on Auto Repair, right? Well, we have the solution for you: Routine Vehicle Maintenance! Wait, what? Doesn’t that mean that I have to put more money into my car each time I’m at the shop? Not really. You may be paying for thorough inspections of your Brakes and your […]

You’re Ready For A Road Trip, But Is Your Car?

We’re all itching to get out this summer, right? It seems like a Road Trip is the safest bet for travel this year. But before you hit the road, please make sure that everything is in place for a pleasant driving experience! Have you tested your Car Air Conditioning recently? Chances are that it hasn’t […]

Does My Car’s Air Conditioning Need Recharge?

It’s summer, which means that you may be using your car’s Air Conditioning more often. Since it hasn’t gotten much use for a while, you may need an A/C Recharge. It’s a good idea to run your Air Conditioner early in the season, before it gets too hot; if it doesn’t blow cold enough, you […]

How Often Do I Need To Change My Wiper Blades?

We live in the land of liquid sunshine! A key component of Safe Driving is ensuring that your Windshield Wiper Blades are not too worn out. Typically, Wiper Blades need replacing 1-2 times a year. After a year of changing seasons, the rubber on the blade can harden and crack. This impacts visibility, since a […]

Engine Sounds That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Uh oh. What’s that sound coming from Under The Hood? Whether you are a Car Expert or not, any strange noise coming from Old Reliable can be frightening. You might hear a hissing sound, a clunking, a rattling, or a grinding. We cannot Diagnose your Auto Emergency over the phone, just like a doctor can’t […]

How Do You Know It’s Time For An Oil Change?

So, the little sticker in your windshield tells you that you should be getting your Oil Changed soon. Is this just another one of those Routine Car Maintenance things that you can set aside for a while? Well, considering that your oil lubricates your engine, it’s not something you’d want to ignore; healthy, clean oil […]

Get your vehicle ready for summer!

It’s almost July 5th! (If you’ve lived around Seattle long enough, you know that that’s when we usually start seeing the sun.) I know I’m ready for summer; are you? Better yet, is your car? Here are a few tips for a fun, hassle-free summer! Check the pressure in your tires. Gases expand when heated: […]

Upcoming events in the Snohomish area

Summer is here! And, so are fun summer activities. You don’t have to go far to enjoy yourself around here. You may be familiar with most of the summertime events in the area, but here’s a run-down in case you aren’t: The annual Kla-Ha-Ya Days, held the week of July 17th this year. Did you […]

Tips For Improving Gas Mileage

Happy unofficial beginning of summer! With warmer weather on tap, a road trip might be on your mind! I know I’m always up for a good drive: I’ll bring some good tunes, some good snacks, and – hopefully – some sunny weather! Another thing you might be considering is optimizing your fuel economy. Whether you’re […]