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  1. (OLD) Do It Yourself

    We know you take very good care of your vehicle changing the oil, replacing filters when needed, and generally keeping it well maintained. Sometimes, you may need more information or a little help and the Car Council is here for you. You can review our Car Care Videos on how to winterize your car or change READ MORE »

  2. Car Care Months

    The Car Care Council supports two months each year to bring attention to the importance of car care and preventative maintenance. These months are National Car Care Month in April and Fall Car Care Month in October. April is National Car Care Month, and October is Fall Car Care Month! Why April? In April, as READ MORE »

  3. Hit a Pothole? Look for These Warning Signs

    Hitting a pothole with your car can do a real number on tires, wheels, steering and suspension, and alignment. The non-profit Car Care Council urges motorists to watch for three warning signs to help determine if hitting a pothole has damaged their vehicle. Loss of control, swaying when making routine turns, bottoming out on city READ MORE »

  4. Tips for Sub-Zero Driving

    When it comes to winter car care, many motorists think of antifreeze and batteries, but vehicles need extra attention in winter, especially when temperatures drop below zero, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can have a real impact on your vehicle,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Winter magnifies existing problems READ MORE »

  5. Car Care Council’s Free Car Care Guide: A Great Stocking Stuffer

    How about a holiday gift idea that is free, can help save money and shows how much you care? The Car Care Council’s 80-page Car Care Guide makes a great stocking stuffer for any driver on your holiday shopping list. “Our popular Car Care Guide is a thoughtful gift that shows the drivers on your READ MORE »

  6. Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Minimizes Thanksgiving Travel Stress

    High traffic volumes and unpredictable weather make Thanksgiving a stressful time to travel. According to the AAA, the number of Thanksgiving travelers will top 54 million, the highest travel volume in over a dozen years. While you can’t control the traffic or the weather, you can make sure that your vehicle is prepared for the READ MORE »

  7. 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 »

  8. 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 »

  9. 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 »

  10. Holiday Road Trip Three Ps That Won’t Bust the Budget

    With the holiday season upon us, many Americans are stretching their dollars to make a trip home for the holidays. While driving is the thrifty option, unexpected vehicle repairs can bust your budget this time of year. The non-profit Car Care Council advises motorists planning a road trip over the holidays to follow the three READ MORE »