What should I do if my car starts to
This is a very serious problem – if your car overheats for too long, you can damage your engine. As soon
as possible, find a safe place to pull off the road and shut the engine off! Do not attempt to check the
fluid level in the radiator as it can burn you. The best thing to do is have your car towed to a repair
How to make sure my car battery has a good electrical connection?
Battery cables and terminals should also be cleaned and inspected to make sure they provide a good electrical
When should I get my oil changed?
You should get your oil changed every 3000 miles or as recommended in your vehicle’s owner’s manual.
What is that milky brown engine oil?
Milky brown engine oil is an indication of coolant in the oil. This can be caused by a blown head gasket (other
gasket), a failed transmission cooler, or cracked casings. This condition is very serious and needs to be checked by
a professional technician quickly.
What is synthetic motor oil?
Synthetic motor oils can be a good choice for high output, turbocharged or supercharged engines, vehicles that are
used for towing (especially during hot weather), or vehicles that are operated in extremely cold or hot climates.
Synthetic motor oils, though several times more expensive than mineral-based motor oils, can improve fuel economy
and provide longer intervals between changes. They also provide instant lubrication on start-up.
When should I replace my car’s fuel filter?
To help ensure dependable, trouble-free performance, replace your car’s fuel filter approximately every 30,000 miles
or as recommended in your vehicle’s owner’s manual.
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