1. How Does Oil Play a Role in My Vehicle?

      Engine oil is a substance of a variety of base oils combined with additives. It's function in your vehicle is to minimize wear and tear on moving parts in your engine. Oil circulates frequently around your engines combustion chamber keeping it cool by absorbing the heat. The result of oil collecting heat is, losing its original form and becoming thick and viscous. To avoid oil becoming noneffec…Read More

  2. Delete Your Data Before You Trade

    In the age of big data breaches, you are probably keeping your personal data secure, right? Well there may be one area that you may have overlooked. your vehicle! If your phone is linked to your vehicle, your personal data is in it's onboard computer. Your vehicle is now a hub of all the data from your paired devices and it's all stored on the hard drive of your onboard computer. If someone physic…Read More

  3. To Idle or Not to Idle… That is the Question!

    It is a common practice to let your engine idle to warm it up, especially on cold mornings. Did you know that some people also let their engine idle all day? Many people who work in the oil fields and on farms use their engines to two equipment that they need for their work. So, they leave their trucks idling, because they think it increases the engines performance. Weather you let your engine war…Read More

  4. Emergency Roadside Kit

    Even a well-maintained vehicle can break down, so it's advisable to put together an emergency roadside kit to carry with you. We created a checklist for you to start creating yours today! Checklist Download Emergency Kit Checklist…Read More

  5. Summer Car Care

    Summer road trips are a great time for family bonding and we all know they can be stressful as well. With several "Are we there yet"s, close to no elbow room, and who can deny those intoxicating aromas coming from the new member in the family and or those gas station burritos we all knew was not the best decision. Those are details of the trip that we can hardly control however take control of wha…Read More

  6. What is Turbo? Horsepower? Torque?

    Horsepower, Turbo, Torque, what does it all mean? Why does it matter?   Turbo You may have noticed that your vehicle has extra numbers and or letters in the emblems on your trunk, tailgate, and or your owner's manual description of the engine. if it includes the letter "T" (like 2.0T), your engine may be turbocharged. Many engines have what is called a turbocharger. It is used to boost the po…Read More

  7. Over Fueling

    What is over fueling? You many think that it's when you add extra fuel after the pump stops when you're filling up your tank. Though this can also lead to engine damage, lost fuel economy, and added air pollution. Over fueling is when the fuel pump is pumping too much diesel into the engine cylinders. The diesel in the cylinder is not burned efficiently, because the fuel to air mixture is not at t…Read More

  8. DEF Fluid FAQ’s

    How do I store it? "Think of DEF like you would a gallon of milk. You wouldn't throw a gallon of milk in the bed of your truck, leave it there for months, and then drink it. Like milk, DEF is mostly water, so it requires a little extra care." Def should be stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area, out of direct sunlight. The optimum storage temperature is up t 77F; however, temporary exposure t…Read More

  9. What is DEF Fluid?

    You may have noticed that there is an extra fill spout next to your diesel fuel cap or a new warning light on your dashboard. This is for your DEF fluid (Diesel exhaust fluid). DEF fluid is mixture of 32.5% formaldehyde-free low biuret urea (ammonia) and 67.6 % deionized water. Why is DEF Fluid important? DEF is not a fuel additive, because it does not and should not come into contact with your fu…Read More

  10. Vehicle Maintenance For Spring

    Spring is here! Its arrival means warmer weather, increased hours of daylight, and spring break travel. As you set your clocks forward and plan to check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, take a few steps to make sure your vehicle is safe and road-trip read. 1. Check that all interior and exterior lighting is working properly and replace worn wiper blades so you can see clearly during sprin…Read More