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Rising Gas Prices Don’t Have to Cost You

6 Simple Car Care Tips to Increase Gas Mileage Spring is here and so are rising gas prices. Not to worry, says the Car Care Council. A few simple and inexpensive vehicle maintenance steps can stretch your dollar at the pump and go a long way toward protecting the environment. “Many motorists don’t realize that READ MORE »

Car Care Council Introduces Maintenance Mondays

The Car Care Council is making it easier to be car care aware in the New Year with the start of Maintenance Mondays. This Instagram-based weekly campaign will help drivers with visual information on car care. “It’s our New Year’s resolution to help consumers better understand car maintenance and these days it is best done READ MORE »

Time to Change Your Vehicle’s Cabin Air Filter

Before winter sets in is a good time to check your cabin air filter, after it’s been working hard all spring, summer and fall. Cabin air filters clean the incoming air and remove allergens, and according to the Car Care Council, should be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, or per the owner’s manual. The READ MORE »

Do-It-Yourself A/C Recharge Hits the Spot When the Weather Gets Hot

Many drivers across the country will face the need to maintain and recharge their vehicle’s air conditioning system to get ready for warm summer months after a season of hibernation. Small leaks, cracked or dried-out seals mean that after months of not needing A/C, your car may no longer have the refrigerant required to blow READ MORE »