Posts By: Jeff McCollough

All About Car Belts and Hoses

Cars have become so reliable in the past few years that it can be easy to forget about routine maintenance. The problem with skipping this maintenance, though, is that you may end up stranded at the worst possible time. Maintenance failures can also lead to more expensive repairs that could have been avoided by preventatively… Read more »

Gear Up for Spring and Gas Up Less

With the beautiful spring weather often comes not so beautiful gas prices. You may have already noticed rising gas prices in the past few weeks. Whether you are constantly driving the kids to practice or plan to take a road trip this summer, the last thing you want to worry about is how fuel prices… Read more »

Automatic Brakes to be Required by 2022

Automotive technology continues to emerge at a rapid pace every day, with many features that start out as premium, luxury options on high-end cars often becoming the new standard for all cars in just a few years. In the case of safety improvements, in particular, this is good for everyone. It was not too many… Read more »

Learn About Carburetors from this Vintage Film

Most car nuts know that the carburetor is one of the most critical elements of any vehicle, but do you know how it works? Better yet, have you ever had it explained to you by a cartoon character? Well here is your chance! Popular Mechanics recently highlighted a 1935 film, produced and presented to us… Read more »

Five Reasons Your Check Engine Light Might be On

The check engine light in our cars can make drivers uneasy, especially when you don’t know why it has turned on. Here are the most common reasons why that pesky little indicator has lit up to ruin your day. Oxygen (O2) Sensor This part measures the amount of unburned oxygen in your car’s exhaust system…. Read more »