Low Income Auto Repair Blog

December 28, 2019

6 tips for Winter Car Care

    As winter looms, so do inevitable car repairs. But there are small things you can do ahead of time to winterize your car and to help ensure you spend the least amount of time in the repair shop. Follow our winter car repair guide that includes the six most common winter car repairs that you can anticipate in the months ahead. We’re ready to give you all the advice and helpful winter car care tips you need to make sure you get to the places you need to go this season – even if it is a frozen blizzard out there.   Winter Ready Tip 1: Anticipate a dead battery. It’s very common for batteries to die during the winter months. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring them to life again, and it also doesn’t necessarily mean you have to buy an entirely new battery. Before you go […]
December 16, 2019

My Traction Light is on, why? Common Problems With Traction Lights

Common Problems with Traction Lights   The purpose of traction control is to help vehicles make effective and safe use of all the traction available on the road, especially when accelerating on low-friction road surfaces. The wheels are much more liable to slip on a vehicle without traction control. Your vehicle’s traction control activates when your car senses that your wheels may slip. Even still, when your traction lights come on, you might be tempted to panic. But don’t. The most crucial thing you can do is focus on maintaining control of your vehicle. Do you want to learn more about why your traction light might not be turning off? It might not be due to the reason you think it is! In this article, you’ll uncover five of the most common problems with traction lights! What Are Traction Lights? Since the 2012 model year, all light trucks and cars […]
December 5, 2019

Winter Tire Buying Guide

Winter is here, and with it, the annual discussion about winter tires. Most car enthusiasts know that dedicated winter tires are the best choice for driving in deep, unplowed snow. But there’s so much more to it than that. For example, there’s a lot to consider when making a winter-tire purchase. And what makes a winter tire different from an all-season? Finally, how do I convince my non-car-savvy acquaintances that their factory all-seasons won’t do the job in a blizzard? Driving in winter weather can be very dangerous. However, there are steps you can take to make winter weather driving a safer more enjoyable experience. Near the top of that list is investing in a quality set of winter (snow) tires. Right off the lot, most cars come with all-season tires. Drivers should be know that all-season tires doesn’t necessarily mean “all year,”. All-season tires are manufactured to handle several […]
November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” We want to wish all of to our amazing families and wonderful team members a very Happy Thanksgiving.