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Archive for July, 2019

How Many Car Tires Do I Need To Replace At Once?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 4:30 PM
someone in gloves changing a car tire

Vehicle maintenance can get expensive, especially when costs come up that you aren’t expecting. Whether you have damage to one of your tires or two tires have worn more than the rest, it can be tempting to replace only those that are showing wear or tear, but is that the best practice? How many tires should you replace at one time? We break it down below. (more...)

What should I do after I hit a curb with my car?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 3:54 PM
Mechanic working on the tire of a raised car

In the grand scheme of things, bumping the curb with your car shouldn’t result in too much damage depending on how fast you were traveling. However, that doesn’t mean that the effects should be ignored. Even a small tap on your wheel can have negative impacts on your tire’s sidewall or on your alignment. So, if you do end up hitting a curb what should you do? We break down what damage to look for and whether you will need to head to your local service department for an alignment below. (more...)

Troubleshooting Common Vehicle Air Conditioner Problems

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Friday, July 20th, 2019 at 8:56 PM
Family of four sticking their heads out of a vehicle window and waving

In the heat of summer, no vehicle feature is more valuable than air conditioning, especially for drivers who live in Texas! If you start to notice that the air conditioning system in your car is taking longer and longer to blow out cold air and cool things down, that could be a sign of trouble ahead. We troubleshoot some of the most common reasons for air conditioner malfunctions below. (more...)

Prepare For A Pre-Owned Purchase With These Three Steps

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, July 12th, 2019 at 7:17 PM
Vehicles lined up on a dealership lot

Serious car shoppers know that a successful used vehicle purchase starts with a little groundwork before even setting foot at the dealership. A little due diligence once you land on a particular model is also recommended to be sure you don’t walk away with a lemon. We have listed 3 of our must-do tasks before buying a used car below to help with the process. (more...)

IIHS Rates 11 Popular Crossovers In Pedestrian Crash Prevention Series

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety on Wednesday, July 11th, 2019 at 9:10 PM
car crash test mid collision

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has increased its pedestrian crash prevention monitoring in an effort to help automakers prioritize active safety equipment that increases pedestrian safety. The IIHS recently rated 11 popular crossover models on their pedestrian safety systems and awarded each with a rating of either Superior, Advanced, Basic, or No Credit. See which crossovers offer the best protection below. (more...)

Upcoming Events For Music Lovers In Houston

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at 6:06 PM
group of people with their hands in the air at a concert

Music lovers in the Houston area have a variety of concerts and music festivals to attend this summer. What’s in store for 2019? We have listed some of the concerts and events we are most excited to see below.  (more...)