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How to Preserve Your Car’s Engine

The heart of your vehicle is the engine. It's what keeps it alive! It is crucial to make sure it is always running correctly. Otherwise, you won't be driving too far. Having proper and regular maintenance on your engine will also keep it from overheating. Make sure you and your car are safe on the road. Here are some tips for preserving your car's engine: Keep it Clean Your engine does the most work in your car. Keeping it clean from grime, dust, and debris will keep it healthy. As time passes, the filters can become blocked, and dirt, leaves, ...

Preventative Maintenance Tips for the Changing Seasons

Believe it or not, spring is right around the corner. Is your car ready for the changing seasons? Maintaining your vehicle year-round is vital to its overall health and wellness. If you are looking for some ways to keep your car in-shape, German AutoSport can help. Here are some preventative maintenance tips as we get closer to spring 2021: Check Your Tires Tires change when the seasons do! If you have snow tires on your car, it's almost time to switch them out for standard tires. If you need an alignment or tire rotation, winter going into spring is a ...

Winter Car Care Tips For Volkswagens

When winter rolls around, it can take a toll on your car - especially in the New England weather. Road conditions can get pretty bad during the dead of winter. If there are any issues with your Volkswagen vehicle before the winter season, you should try to sort them out before the snow and ice take over the roads! There are also some steps to take so you can avoid issues during the winter. Here are some winter car care tips for Volkswagens: Check Your Tires When the weather gets colder, your tire pressure tends to drop. You should be ...

Signs You Need a Wheel Alignment

Having a wheel alignment will help with your vehicle's performance and prolong the life of your tires. Many car owners are unsure of when they need an alignment, which can end up hurting their vehicle. Make sure you are safe on the road by ensuring your car has a proper alignment. The most important part of knowing when to get an alignment is by listening to your vehicle. Here are some warning signs to look for to see if you need an alignment: Tire Wear That Isn't Even You won't know your tires are worn down unless you take a ...

Everything to Know About Snow Tires

We are in the dead of winter, and snow could easily be right around the corner! Is your car prepared? Snow tires can help out you and your car tremendously while driving through icy roads. If you don't currently have snow tires on your vehicle, you should consider purchasing some to help you out in the winter months. Here are some important facts to know about using snow tires: Should I Get Snow Tires? Do you drive to New Hampshire or Maine to ski? Or does your car slip and slide in your neighborhood every time it snows? Since we ...

How Do You Know if Your Vehicle Needs New Brakes?

One of the greatest fears of drivers is the sudden loss of braking power. However, it’s also one part of the vehicle that we overlook – until there is a problem. Fortunately, there are a few ways to tell if your car’s breaks are going to need a checkup soon. Keep reading for ways to know if your vehicle needs new brakes. Listen Well Usually, the first sign of your brakes going is the presence of a new sound coming from the car. This sound could range from a low humming to a high pitched screech, depending on what the ...

Are Snow Tires Necessary in Massachusetts?

For drivers in Massachusetts, it can be confusing to know what type of tire is best. Between all-season tires, winter tires, and other options like chains, it’s challenging to know what you should be driving on. You may have heard the recommendation to replace your regular tires with snow tires in the winter, but is it really that important? That will ultimately depend on where you live. Today, we’ll be looking at whether snow tires are actually necessary for Massachusetts drivers. All-season vs. Snow Tires All-season tires came into popularity in the 1970s and eliminated the need for different sets ...

The Most Common BMW Repairs & Maintenance

Founded in 1916, BMW is one of the top carmakers in the world. With millions of vehicles on the road today, BMW has consistently aimed for safety, style, performance, and comfort to bring the best ride to their drivers. However, like any other working vehicle, a BMW will experience some regular wear and tear that could later lead to a need for repairs. Here are the three most common repairs and maintenance for BMWs. Oil Leaks Oil leaks are a relatively common issue regardless of the type of car you drive. An oil leak is relatively easy to identify just ...

10 Basic Car Maintenance Tips That Every Vehicle Owner Should Know

Owning a car is a big responsibility, but it's easy to forget how much maintenance goes into keeping a vehicle in its best condition. As a car owner, you should take the time to regularly inspect and maintain various parts of your car, especially if you want to make sure it can handle the road for years to come. Here are 10 basic car maintenance tips that every vehicle owner should know. Tires You should regularly check your car's tire pressure, especially before a long drive or road trip. Making sure you have the right PSI according to your make ...

Driving Tips That Will Save You Money

Everyone wants to save money wherever they can, and especially in today’s economy. Since owning a car is almost a necessity in much of the United States, we’re interested in saving money while staying on the road. If you’re also looking for some tips that’ll save you money in the long run, by avoiding costly auto repairs that could be avoided, read on! Slow and Steady Car fanatics may be interested in how quickly a car can get up to sixty miles an hour, but a driver looking to save a few bucks knows that slow and steady wins the ...