Posts Tagged ‘Car Care Council’

April Showers Brings … National Car Care Month!

Time to perform preventative maintenance check on vehicles.

by on Apr.24, 2015

Checking lubricants and fluids are part of the preventative maintenance routine recommended in the spring, according to experts.

Most of the nation has shaken off the yoke of winter and spring is upon us, which means its time to live the famous refrain, April showers bring … potholes and rain mostly.

April not only marks the beginning of spring, but also National Car Care month. It’s the time of the year that motorists need to focus on replacing windshield wiper blades, check the air pressure in tires and to ensure brakes are safe and working properly, according to the Car Care Council.

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The council says that cars inspected between April and October 2014 revealed that 84% of vehicles need service or parts, up 5% from the previous year. (more…)

Is Your Vehicle Winter Ready?

Sooner is better than later as temperatures plummet.

by on Nov.02, 2009

Some people do not realize that their vehicles need some extra protection during the winter until it is too late. A few simple maintenance items are all it takes to help your vehicle perform its best this winter, and you’ll stay warmer, too.

“Motorists in most of this country face harsh weather conditions for at least part of the winter,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.

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“The thought of a breakdown, an engine not starting or otherwise being stranded is stressful as it is, but those things happening in freezing winter weather adds another level of threat. An investment of an hour or so to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and stress of a breakdown during harsh weather.”