Why does Air Conditioning Use more Gas?

Posted August 22, 2016

On the hottest days off summer, cranking up the air conditioning in your vehicle can be the best way to get relief from the heat in your car. Fall is around the corner, but the heat is lingering in Corpus Christi. If you’ve noticed your gas mileage dipping lower during

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Fluctuating Heat and Your Tires

Posted July 20, 2016

Even in the summer in Corpus Christi, temperatures can fluctuate drastically, taking your tire pressure along with it. Every 10 degrees up or down in the air could mean 1 to 5 pounds of pressure difference in your tires. This might not seem excessive, but considering car tires need, on

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Common problems with air conditioning

Posted June 23, 2016

Summer heat is coming to Corpus Christi. As temperatures rise, your vehicle may become uncomfortably hot as you drive around town. You rely on your air conditioning to stay cool and beat the heat… but what happens if your turn it on and it only blows muggy, warm air? There

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4 Apps to Plan your Road Trip

Posted May 23, 2016

The warm weather and sunny days of summer are coming to Corpus Christi, and with it comes a burning desire for a vacation! As your family starts dreaming of summer road trips to come, take advantage of these unique apps to help with your road trip planning: Roadtrippers. Not sure where

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Four Ways to Use Less Gas

Posted April 22, 2016

Whether you want to save the planet or save money in your wallet, an easy way to go green this spring is by using less gasoline! But where do you start? Here are four things you can do at home to use less gas in your vehicle. Gas Cap. When

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Checklist: Spring Cleaning for your Car

Posted March 21, 2016

Tis the season for… spring cleaning! While you’re dusting, sweeping, and vacuuming your home, don’t forget about your car! Just like your home needs cared for to avoid cobwebs, cracking walls, and leaking roofs, your car also needs spring cleaning to stay in peak condition. Carpeting and Upholstery. Shake out

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The Most Important Fluid: Engine Oil

Posted February 22, 2016

The motor oil in your vehicle has one of the hardest jobs – it’s on the clock all the time and needs to perform its job perfectly to keep your vehicle running. First, this means keeping every moving part in your vehicle’s engine well-oiled and lubricated. Without the added lubrication

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Higher Octane, Higher Performance? Myth!

Posted January 21, 2016

If you always use premium fuel, will your vehicle have better performance? We’ve heard this question a lot. On some level, the logic makes sense. Instinct tells us that “premium” relates to quality and better quality means better performance. But the rating of gasoline does not relate to the quality

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Not Every Used Car is the Same

Posted December 22, 2015

When buying a used car it is important to remember that not every car is equal. Aside from the obvious, even the same make and model of a car can have drastic differences in technology, reliability and safety ratings between different years of production. Even some typically reliable makes and models

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