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Vehicle Warranties: What They Don’t Cover

September 8th, 2022 by

What is a Warranty? A vehicle warranty is designed to help protect you against defects. New vehicles come with a manufacturer’s warranty included in the price. Most new cars have multiple warranties that are in effect for a specified number of miles or amount of time. The comprehensive warranty, often referred to as “bumper to

Getting the Most Out of Your Tank of Gas

August 8th, 2022 by

You’ve Got to Have It, But It’s Expensive Let’s get real. You’ve got to have gas because your vehicle doesn’t run on fumes, but it’s expensive. Sometimes you probably feel like you need a second job just to top off the tank. While we can’t help the price of petroleum, we’re glad to pass along

What Is a Hanging Brake Caliper?

July 8th, 2022 by

It’s Not a Sport Hang 10. Hang Gliding. Are you hanging brake caliper? No. That one’s not a sport. It’s a real brake problem that can impact your transportation. When you rely on the ASE-certified technicians at Big Apple Automotive in Victorville, California, you don’t have to worry about this braking issue. Since 1978, we’ve

Choosing the Right Tires for Your Vehicle

June 8th, 2022 by

Tires Not Optional At some point, you’re going to have to buy tires. They’re not optional, so you cannot avoid replacing tires once they become unusable. Purchasing a new set, however, can be confusing. Before you become overwhelmed with more choices than you ever knew you had, we’ll help you with the information you’ll need

Tire Safety Issues

May 8th, 2022 by

Totally Dependent on Tires Like it or not, you’re dependent on your tires. Let’s face it. It doesn’t matter if your vehicle runs if it won’t roll. What’s more, the motor provides horsepower, but it’s that rubber that holds your car to the road. Without proper traction, you could be off the road quickly. In

What’s That? An Oil Leak?

April 8th, 2022 by

The Oil Needs to Stay Inside Oil leaks can be a big problem for vehicle owners. Oil lubricates the moving engine parts, removes some heat resulting from friction, and holds debris particles away from engine components. However, these tasks are accomplished only if the oil remains inside your vehicle. Therefore, an oil leak is more

Better Understanding Your Vehicle’s Tires

March 8th, 2022 by

Not Just Rubber on the Road Nearly everyone has heard the expression of “where the rubber meets the road.” Though that’s about more than just tires, the implication is that tires are blobs of rubber that roll along the pavement. While there is a considerable amount of rubber involved, the notion that tires are no

Warning Signs You Need Tire Repair

February 8th, 2022 by

Don’t Take Risks with Your Tires Although most drivers spend more time and energy thinking about their vehicle’s motor, the reality is that tires are an important component of transportation function and safety. Suitable tires in good condition augment the safety of your ride. In contrast, those in poor condition can pose an undeniable hazard.

Signs Your Car Needs an Oil Change

February 1st, 2022 by

What Oil Does For Your Engine One of the most common services you’ll need for your car is an oil change. Keeping the engine lubricated helps to keep its temperature down, improve its efficiency, and reduce the wear it gets from running. Not all cars need their oil changed at the same intervals, so you

The Reality Behind Auto Repair Myths

January 1st, 2022 by

Who Is Talking Matters Many drivers are looking for the best advice to maintain and repair their automobiles, and a lot of sources claim to have the best advice to give to them. This means that a large dealer may tell you that their service is the most reliable and that it is always better