Category Archives: Auto Care

Hard to Steer? | Power Steering

It's time to check with a trusted auto mechanic if your steering is stiff. When you were returning from the Krewe of Boo parade last night you noticed that your steering seemed a bit stiff.  But you're not sure it's anything to be concerned about. You're right to wonder because stiff steering is often the…
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The Daily Grind | Transmission

You need an auto mechanic to look at your transmission if your gears are grinding. You've been hearing it for awhile - a grinding sound when you change gears. But, you've been ignoring it, hoping it wasn't something serious or would go away by itself. But, now, with Halloween on the horizon, you've decided to…
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No Spark? | Auto Service, Auto Repair

It’s time to get auto service and auto repair when your car won’t start. You were headed out to the Blues and BBQ Festival over the weekend, when it happened. Your car wouldn’t start. You put it down to a bad battery but now you’re wondering if that’s the case because your battery isn’t that…
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Fall into Auto Care | Auto Care, Auto Repair

The change of seasons is a good time to schedule routine auto care, including a tire check. Here in New Orleans we’re lucky. While the seasons change, we’re not having to get ready for the prospect of winter snow storms and ice-covered roads. But that doesn’t mean we can slack off on routine auto care…
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Be Prepared | Auto Care

Regular auto care will help keep your car ready in case of an emergency. With fall festival season underway, most peoples’ thoughts are turned to events like the Carnaval Latino rather than considering the possibility of a natural disaster. But the American Public Health Association is considering the possibilities and has some tips for ways…
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You’re Probably a “Severe” Driver | Auto Service, Auto Care

Regular auto service and auto care can offset the effects of “severe” driving conditions. Are you one of those people who mostly uses your car to drive to work, shopping and an occasional event, such as the Treme Festival? If so, it might be a surprise to find that you could be considered a “severe”…
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It’s Fall Car Care Month | Auto Care, Auto Service

Regular auto care and auto service will help keep your car running at peak performance through the upcoming holidays. October’s here and that means…Halloween! Yes, that “scary” time of year that’s an excuse for dressing up in really cool costumes. It’s also a time, according to the Car Care Council, to make sure your car…
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Brake Check Ahead | Brakes, Auto Care

Your brakes should be checked as a part of regular, routine auto care. When thinking about cars, there are three main things that everyone agrees on: They want the car to start. They want it to go where it’s pointed. And they want it to stop. After all, it doesn’t do much good to drive…
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Move Your Tires Around | Tire Rotation, Auto Care

Routine auto care should include tire rotation. It’s almost time to change your oil and have other routine auto care jobs done. But you’re wondering if it’s REALLY necessary to rotate your tires. Sure, you understand that the inflation should be checked and someone should look at them to make sure there are no nails,…
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