Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 05, 2020
What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar...
Posted in Monitoring System
on March 29, 2020
Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Glendale Heights, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Glendale Heights drivers should do in case of an accident:When an ...
Posted in Drive Train
on March 22, 2020
In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 15, 2020
We find that a lot of Glendale Heights drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn....
Posted in Service Standards
on March 08, 2020
When Glendale Heights drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Glendale Heights drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes b...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on March 01, 2020
We don't want to think about it, but each Glendale Heights resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Illinois rescue workers.Rescue workers and Glendale Heights police are w...
Posted in Emergency Items
on February 23, 2020
Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Glendale Heights area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the w...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 16, 2020
Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don't the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go...
Posted in none
on February 09, 2020
When the temperatures plunge, your vehicle better be ready because it faces a whole new set of challenges. Rubber stiffens, glass fogs, fluids freeze. Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster. So here are some tips for getting ready for those inevitable colder temperatures.Mak...
Posted in Winter Prep
on February 02, 2020