Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

December 4, 2022

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

November 27, 2022

Bad air quality while you're driving around Pelham is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenger compart... More

Pelham, Alabama Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

November 20, 2022

When winter approaches in Alabama, Pelham residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Alabama winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Pelham residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicl... More

What Is an EGR Valve? (EGR Valve Service)

November 13, 2022

If you've ever felt your vehicle hesitate, go, then hesitate again, you might think there's something wrong with the transmission. After all, it's not moving smoothly down the road. But there are plenty of malfunctions that can cause those symptoms, one of them being something you may have nev... More

Plugging Away (Spark Plug Replacement)

November 6, 2022

If you drive a vehicle with a gasoline engine, thank the spark plugs for igniting the gasoline/air mixture in each cylinder that keeps your vehicle traveling smoothly down the road every day. Your spark plugs work hard, firing thousands of times in a well-choreographed order, and you usually don... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Pelham

October 30, 2022

Theres not much Pelham drivers can do about the price of gas in Alabama, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop light... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

October 23, 2022

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

October 16, 2022

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Pelham car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Pelham, Alabama, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and man... More

Lease or Buy?

October 9, 2022

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Pelham drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays dow... More

Engine Hydration for Pelham Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

October 2, 2022

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More