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Potholes Can Put A Hole In Your Wallet

It's a safe bet that anywhere you look on the roads, you are sure to find a pothole after this winter. 2020 was sure to end with a surprise, and the brutal winter entering 2021 was the icing on the cake for many! With record-breaking snow in some areas resulting in an unprecedented number of potholes appearing on roads and highways across the country, causing considerable damage and unexpected, costly car owners' repairs.

Four Signs your Car Needs Suspension Work

Our vehicle's suspension system, otherwise known as shocks and struts, is something we often take for granted. Some people believe the suspension is mainly about having a smooth ride. Therefore these repairs aren't as necessary as other maintenance issues like oil changes or brakes. However, having bad suspension can affect your ability to control the vehicle, especially when stopping or turning, so it's in your best interest not to ignore this part of auto repair.

How do you know when it's time for suspension repair? Your vehicle will give you four hints.

Winter can be harsh is your car ready?

Winter driving can be perilous, so give the gift of safety this holiday season. Whether you wrap it and put it under the tree or hand it over before holiday travel begins, a road emergency kit will show your loved ones you’re concerned about their well-being on the road.

Last winter, many motorists were unprepared for the severe weather conditions that affected most of the country, so an emergency kit may be the perfect present for the drivers on your list. When unforeseen events occur, being prepared before leaving home will help keep your loved ones out of harm’s way.

Check Engine Light

Most of us in Kansas City, MO have experienced the sinking feeling in the pit of our stomach when the check engine like comes on. Don’t worry, this is not a self-destruct light. It simply means your engine needs some attention. It comes on without warning and always seems to be at an inopportune time; usually when we are on the highway. For most drivers it means a trip to your local mechanic. This light can mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter or oxygen sensor, or it could be as simple as a loose gas cap.

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