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Update Your Windshield Wiper Blades to Endure Heavy Rain

If you live in a city where it rains during the spring - like most Americans - you must know how much more dangerous driving can be in inclement weather. You have a much higher chance of the rain impacting your visibility as you navigate the roads of Nederland, TX and beyond. If you want to make sure you can see out of your windshield, make sure you upgrade your windshield wiper blades.

Windshield wiper blades are designed to be able to push rain, bugs, dust, and other debris off of your windshield. Regular wiper blades aren't always strong enough to…

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Rotate Your Tires Regularly to Extend Their Usefulness

Your tires are critical to the performance and safety of your vehicle. As you wrack up miles, the wear and tear that they endure becomes more and more pronounced. Not only are they critical pieces of equipment that you need to have in good working order, but they are rather expensive to replace as well. So then it only makes sense that you would want to get as much out of a set of tires as you possibly can.

The good news there is that you can take steps to insure that you do exactly that. 

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FWD or RWD: Which One Suits You Best?

Before heading to the dealership to buy a new car, there are some things that you may want to consider beforehand which will aid the sales staff in guiding you to the right purchase. Among these is whether you want an FWD (Front Wheel Drive) or RWD (Rear Wheel Drive) vehicle. Each type has its own distinct pros and cons.

RWD vehicles have 2 particular benefits. The first is that they are rugged, which allows them to endure a pounding without suffering damage. They also are better balanced, which results in better handling for their drivers. 

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5 Reasons to Select a Pre-Owned SUV

If you've been on the fence about buying an SUV, now is the time to make the leap. SUVs have become increasingly popular purchases throughout recent years. Rightfully so. With all that an SUV now offers, there are more reasons then ever to say YES!

  • Extra Room and Comfort - SUVs offer more leg room for the passengers.
  • Capacity - Some SUVs offer third row seating and can fit anywhere from five to nine people. 
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What Kind of Brake Fluid Can You Put in Your Vehicle?

Your brake fluid is the lifeblood of your braking system, and it bears great responsibility for keeping you and your passengers safe. As such, it needs to be built for durability, but it also needs to be compatible with your vehicle and with your unique needs. If you know a little bit about your options, you can make more informed choices when the time comes for inevitable brake fluid and system upgrades or repairs.

Most brake fluids are either water-based, petroleum-based, or synthetic. 

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What is Synthetic Oil?

When you bring your vehicle to our service station in Nederland, TX for a routine oil change, our service technicians will ask you what type of oil you would like us to use for your vehicle. This question is basically asking, "Would you like us to use synthetic oil or conventional oil?" It may seem like a no-brainer to use conventional oil, but synthetic oil can be just as good and sometimes superior to the conventional option.

When an oil is synthetic, it is chemically-made and it typically will have very few imperfections because of the process of how it…

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Book Routine Service With Our Online App

Now is the perfect time to get your vehicle ready for the upcoming season by using our online service scheduling app. We encourage you to arrange service before you have trouble on the roads and then need to call in an emergency repair. Here are a few things to consider when you get you vehicle to the dealership for an inspection.

The mechanics at the dealership all have combined decades experience, and this means that once your vehicle is being maintained on the lift that these crew members have the chance to spot small issues that could become serious emergencies…

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Care for Your Car With Proper Windshield Wiper Fluid

If you clean your auto windshield with standard tap water, you will end up hurting your health and that of your passengers, too. Using plain tap water in your windshield washer fluid system makes your vehicle a perfect breeding ground for legionella bacterium.

Legionella bacterium is a type of pneumonia that spreads when people inhale mist from plain water in water tanks or tubs. As you spray the windshield with tap water, the air-borne legionella bacterium will spread and quickly get into your lungs. 

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You Don't Need to Change Your Oil So Often

If you are getting your oil changed every 3,000 miles, this is likely too much. While old standards required that in order to maintain your vehicle properly you need to change the oil every 3,000 miles, this is no longer true.

Most cars can be driven 7,500 miles in between oil changes as recommended in the owner's manual.

So why does this myth persist?

For the most part, people are used to getting their old changed every 3,000 miles and stick with the same schedule despite advances in technology. In addition, people benefit financially when…

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