Monthly Archives: November 2022

Why Is My TPMS Light On?

Why Is My TPMS Light On?

If you see a wheel or tire symbol with an exclamation mark on your vehicle, it means your TPMS light is on. The tire pressure monitoring system is a feature implemented in all vehicles today to help you stay safe on the road. When this warning is illuminated, it means that your tire pressure has dropped significantly. Tire pressure is so essential if you want your vehicle to be safe and perform as it should. When your tires are adequately filled with the correct amount of air, it ensures your car makes contact with the road properly. This ensures even tire wear, increasing the time between tire replacements. Furthermore, proper tire inflation enhances vehicle handling and boosts fuel efficiency. When this light comes on your dash, it means one or more of your tires have lost air pressure and needs to be refilled as soon as possible. If your TPMS light continues to stay illuminated, it means that you may be dealing with a bigger problem at hand. Your vehicle’s tires may lose ai ... read more

How to Take Care of Your Tires – Vancouver Auto Repair

How to Take Care of Your Tires – Vancouver Auto Repair How much did you spend on your last set of tires? It was probably quite a bit and probably more than you wanted to spend. Yes, tires can be very expensive, and it seems like they just keep getting more costly all the time. However, your tires do so many things to keep you safe, so can you really place a value on having good tires? That being said, you obviously want your tires to last as long as possible, since you are making a serious investment every time you buy a new set. So, what are some things you can do to keep your tires in good shape and help make them last longer? Here are a few suggestions.   Tips to Maintaining Your Tires – Auto Repair in VancouverWatch the Tire Pressure – this is one of the most obvious and easiest things you can do to take care of your tires. Yet so many people overlook it. Driving with underinflated tires, not only wears ... read more

Vancouver Auto Service – What to Do to Help Maintain Your Vehicle’s Value

Vancouver Auto Service – What to Do to Help Maintain Your Vehicle’s Value How much money have you invested into your vehicle? No matter what type of vehicle you drive, you most likely spent a significant amount of money to purchase it. Cars continue to get more expensive all the time, which means most people need to do everything they can to take care of the vehicle they have. Although cars start decreasing in value as soon as you drive them off the lot, there are plenty of ways to help maintain your vehicle’s value. Here are several things you can do to keep your car, truck, crossover, or SUV at its highest value. Keep it Clean – this is so easy, yet so many car owners don’t take the time to keep their vehicles clean inside and out. By simply taking time to wash, wax, and vacuum your vehicle regularly, you can prevent it from getting old and losing some of its value. Keep the Mileage Low – not e ... read more

How to Keep Your Headlights Clean – Vancouver Auto Service

How to Keep Your Headlights Clean – Vancouver Auto Service Last week, we talked about foggy windows and the importance of avoiding driving in that situation. When you get in your vehicle and head out on the roads of Vancouver, or anywhere else life takes you, you want to be as safe as possible. Your safety on the road depends a great deal on your vehicle’s condition. When your car, truck, or SUV is in good working condition, you can drive with confidence. However, when something is off with your vehicle, there is always an element of added risk. That’s why driving with foggy windows is a bad idea. And just like driving with fogged up windows is dangerous, so is driving with foggy headlights. Obviously, your headlights are one of the most important safety features on your vehicle. If you do any driving at night, then you need good working headlights. And in the pacific northwest, you often need your headlights even during daytime hours, thanks to t ... read more

How to Prevent Your Car from Fogging Up – Vancouver Auto Repair

How to Prevent Your Car from Fogging Up – Vancouver Auto Repair One of the worst things about driving in the fall and winter in the pacific northwest is having foggy windows. It can be frustrating when you are in a hurry to get somewhere, but you have to wait for the windshield to clear up so you can see. Some drivers decide to go even if their visibility isn’t great. That is a dangerous scenario. Not only are you putting yourself at risk, but also everyone else you encounter on the road. So, what do you do if you can’t get your windows to clear up with your defroster? You could always keep a towel in the car, or just use your sleeve. Those methods might work, but they aren’t that effective or convenient. If your defroster or heater isn’t working up to the level it should be, the best way to fix the problem is to get it repaired. Having your heating system serviced is a much better option than using your shirt sleeve every day.   ... read more


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