Tag Archives: maintenance

Five Steps Towards Better Battery Behavior

Here’s hot news about your car battery that may seem surprising: It’s not so much the cold that gets it down as it is high heat. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging the internal structure of the battery. That’s why it’s a good idea to check your battery as the seasons change from READ MORE »

Celebrate National Car Care Month with a Free Car Care Guide

Bethesda, MD – April 19, 2016 – As a way to celebrate National Car Care Month, the non-profit Car Care Council is encouraging vehicles owners to order a free copy of the council’s popular Car Care Guide. This informative guide offers a wide array of information on the when, why and how of auto care. READ MORE »

Easy Steps to Better Gas Mileage

With the average price of gas dipping below two dollars per gallon for the first time since 2009, many motorists have been seeing a real savings at the pump. Putting some of that savings toward basic auto care can lead to more miles per gallon and, in turn, more savings, says the non-profit Car Care READ MORE »

Car Care: Winter Maintenance Check

Heavy snow can be fun for some, but many drivers dread treacherous winter driving conditions. Being car care aware will help ensure your vehicle is ready for harsh winter weather encountered on the road, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Many drivers overlook auto care this time of year, even with inclement weather in the READ MORE »

Infographic: Car Maintenance Checklist

Start the new year fresh with this car maintenance checklist! Our general service schedule is easy to follow based on month intervals and focuses on what items need to be checked and when. Not only does routine auto care and preventative maintenance help keep your car safe and dependable, but it helps save money and READ MORE »

Hanging onto Current Vehicle vs. Buying New a No Brainer

Buying a new car might sound cool and exciting, but keeping your current vehicle, and continually maintaining it at recommended intervals, makes more economic sense than purchasing a new one, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “From the down payment to the monthly car payments and higher insurance rates, the cost of buying a new READ MORE »

#FallCarCare Month Twitter Chat

When: Thursday, Oct 15 2:00pm EDT Where: Twitter.com with #FallCarCare How: Favorite, Retweet, Respond, Answer a question The Car Care Council is hosting a Twitter chat to help educate drivers about the importance of preventative vehicle maintenance and getting their vehicle ready for winter. Joining the conversation is easy! Favorite, retweet or respond to a READ MORE »

October is Fall Car Care Month: 10 Steps to Keep Your Car Up and Running

Getting your vehicle ready for winter while temperatures are still mild is a proactive approach to preventive maintenance that helps ensure safety, reliability and fewer unexpected repairs when severe winter weather strikes. Whether you do it yourself or take your car to a professional service technician, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends 10 basic maintenance READ MORE »

Three Ps of Auto Care: Preventative, Proactive, Prepared

In recognition of National Preparedness Month in September, the non-profit Car Care Council reminds motorists of the importance of the three Ps of auto care to make sure their vehicle is ready for the unexpected. 1. Preventative – Reduce the chance of unplanned, costly car trouble by following a vehicle service schedule and performing routine READ MORE »

Back to Basics: The ABCs of Car Care

Back-to-school season is the ideal time to review your ABCs; the ABCs of car care, that is. The Car Care Council recommends that motorists brush up on their auto care knowledge to make sure their vehicle is operating at its most efficient level before the school year carpool crunch and the onset of fall and READ MORE »