It seems like some people are very aware of the need to wash their car, while others…aren’t. But, have you ever wondered if there are certain times when you really should wash your car?
Depending on who you ask, the answer is going to vary. Sometimes, the answer is obvious if there is mud caked on the exterior of the car. Those type of vehicles obviously needs to be cleaned. But what about the other times throughout the year? And is there really a need to wash your car every single week? All are valid questions that need to be answered.
You know the drill…When it rains, that rain and dirt mixture turn to mud which means a big sloppy mess for the exterior of your car. The good news? Once that forecast shows a sunny day, you can easily get it into the car wash and bring back that shine.
Making certain that you’re giving the proper car maintenance to your vehicle is important! Your car is a big investment, so taking good care of it is crucial. If you’re wondering what you should have on your radar, here are some basic car maintenance tips that anyone can do.
If you truly stop and think about how often you’re in your car, you’ll be amazed at just how many hours per week you find yourself behind the wheel (or sitting in the passenger seat). Truth be told, if it wasn’t for your car, there would be so many things in your life that you’d miss out on!
Cassels Garage is here to help you make it through your family road trip and ace it with flying colors. Whether we are tuning your car up or giving you tips on how to prep your car, we are here for you in any way we can be. This week we thought you might like to hear some tips on how to pack your vehicle like a pro for your up and coming road trip. Read on for some killer tips and tricks!
Summer is coming, and you are getting ready for summer vacation. At Cassels Garage here in Melbourne, Florida we want to help you have a stress-free road trip. Whether you plan on driving your car a short distance to Orlando or a much longer road trip up or down the coast, we have some tips to make sure you and your family can have an awesome adventure.
At Cassels Garage here in Melbourne, FL, we focus on keeping your car in tip-top shape. From basic oil changes, transmission repair and tune-ups to timing belts, engine replacements, and everything in between, our team of auto technicians are here to serve you. While we focus on your engine and auto repair services, it’s critical you don’t forget the importance of maintaining the exterior of your car.
With summer approaching, now is the perfect time to detail your car. Detailing your car will do a lot more than just make your car look shiny and new. It will improve and maintain the health of your car just like changing the oil and spark plugs. It may take several hours to fully detail a car, but it will help maintain its value and keep your car in tip-top shape.
Let’s face it, buying a new car can be extremely expensive. Once you finish making monthly payments, wouldn’t it be nice to extend the life of your car far beyond five or six years? A well-maintained car can last over 15 years and well over 200,000 miles if you keep up with routine maintenance. Plus, if you keep your car in top shape when you are ready to sell or trade it in for a newer model you will get top dollar.
Part of being a good driver is being prepared. In our previous post, we talked about how important it is to keep your tires properly inflated. Failure to do so could lead to a blowout- a sudden rupture or malfunction due to pressure, in particular the bursting of an automobile tire. A blowout can be a dangerous situation. A flat tire can also lead to a stressful and hazardous roadside situation. Cassels Garage can handle tire servicing for you in the Melbourne area of Brevard County, Florida. We also strive to keep you safe and informed. So, here is some information on how to be prepared in case of a blowout or roadside emergency.
What does it mean when a warning light appears on your car’s dashboard? For too many drivers, it means nothing at all. Some of us have had the experience of taking our cars to the shop to find out that the only problem with the vehicle is with the warning light itself rather than any of the safety features. However, those warning lights are there for reason, and they often warn of a problem with your vehicle’s safety systems.
Some travelers question whether they should take their own cars on lengthy road trips, but highway driving is usually much easier on a car than regular commuting. If you decide against renting a car there are a few simple steps you can take to avoid unpleasant surprises on the road. It’s a good idea to get your car checked out by a qualified automotive repair facility before your trip.