All new passenger vehicles on our Austin, Texas roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is tha...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 28, 2017
Ask any Austin man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be "no." Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car i...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 20, 2017
How do Austin drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Texas consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Texas seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage.To have your odometer checked in Aust...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on February 12, 2017
Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Austin families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on February 07, 2017