Author Archives: Lynn Konsbruck

Six-Point Vehicle Check: A Gift that Keeps on Giving

A six-point vehicle check is a gift that will keep on giving, both in better vehicle performance and fewer unexpected repairs this winter, says the Car Care Council. “Why not wrap up the holiday season with a gift for you and your car? Inspecting six key systems ahead of time can save you the headaches READ MORE »

As Temperatures Drop, Check Tire Pressure More Often

You may notice when the weather turns colder, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light on your dashboard lights up more frequently. The Car Care Council recommends checking your tire pressure regularly during the winter to help keep the TPMS light off and your vehicle safe. “It’s typical at this time of year for motorists READ MORE »

Avoid Damaging New Fuel Pump and Improve Engine Performance with a Clean Gas Tank

Motorists may not know much about their fuel pump but over the life of owning a vehicle, it will probably need to be replaced. One area that often gets overlooked when putting in a new fuel pump is cleaning the gas tank. The Car Care Council recommends that when it comes time to replace your READ MORE »

How to Identify a Flood Damaged Vehicle

Following one of the worst hurricane seasons in years and record-setting rainfall in many areas of the country, flooding has taken its toll on vehicles. It is important for those considering the purchase of a used vehicle to be car care aware and check for signs of water intrusion or contamination, says the non-profit Car READ MORE »

Motorists Can Celebrate Fall Car Care Month in Three Easy Steps

October is Fall Car Care Month, the ideal time of the year to pay special attention to that vehicle you depend on so much to get you where you are going, says the Car Care Council. “Celebrating Fall Car Care Month with some basic service is as easy as one, two, three and it doesn’t READ MORE »

Celebrate Fall Car Care Month in Five Minutes or Less

Fall Car Care Month in October is right around the corner and it’s not too soon to think about ways to leverage the Car Care Council’s national consumer education campaign to help drive business to your repair shop. “Supporting Fall Car Care Month doesn’t have to take a lot of time,” said Rich White, executive READ MORE »

Routine Auto Care Drives Home Savings

Whether changing the oil, replacing the wiper blades or checking the tires, finding the time to perform simple preventative vehicle maintenance is money in the bank, says the non-profit Car Care Council. According to research conducted by IMR Inc., one out of three consumers that put off routine vehicle maintenance do so because they cannot READ MORE »

Easy Ways to Drive Business During Fall Car Care Month

Looking for ways to drive more business? Fall Car Care Month in October is the perfect time to reach out to your community and remind them of the benefits of auto care while helping your business at the same time. “With October right around the corner, there are many organizations that want to be part READ MORE »

Car Care Council Recognized for Extraordinary Media Coverage

The Car Care Council recently received three prestigious awards from the North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) for outstanding print media coverage of its consumer feature articles, nearly three times the average visibility. According to NAPS, most articles from companies and organizations rarely generate 1,000 media placements. The Car Care Council articles “Don’t Fear the Check READ MORE »

Car Care Council Offers Helpful Resources at Every Turn

Whether driving across the country or just across town, the non-profit Car Care Council offers tools and tips about regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair to help motorists prepare for every turn ahead. “The Car Care Council’s website at CarCare.org contains a wealth of auto care resources to help motorists take a proactive role in READ MORE »