When it comes to their vehicles, some Loves Park residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Loves Park drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance bu...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 29, 2020
Let's talk about something critical for all Loves Park drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work:The wheel hub keeps...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 22, 2020
Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt...
Posted in Did You Know
on March 15, 2020
When Loves Park drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Loves Park drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shock...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on March 08, 2020
What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar...
Posted in Monitoring System
on March 01, 2020