Vehicle Lights and Wipers

As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. “With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are […]

Oil Myths and Facts

Whats really true and what is not! Myth #1 – Paraffinic oils cause engine sludge. Oils from paraffin-based crude are loaded with wax and create engine sludge. Paraffin base stocks cause sludge. “x” Brand of motor oil causes sludge, varnish and/or engine deposits. “Paraffinic” motor oils cause wax-like deposits on the underside of the oil […]

Chevron Donates $500,000

From Chevron Chevron Donates $500,000 to Help Teachers in the Greater Houston Area Restore Classroom Learning After Severe Flooding SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019 – In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Imelda, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. announced it will donate $500,000 to help support local public schools in select cities and neighborhoods of the Greater Houston […]

Does the Brand of Gas I Use Actually Matter?

By Rick Popely at Cars.com Yes, it does matter, because some brands contain more detergent additives that can prevent carbon deposits from forming inside your engine. These are the so-called Top Tier brands that use considerably more detergent and/or additives than is required by the EPA. Several vehicle manufacturers recommend using Top Tier gasoline so […]

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

From Consumer Reports 2019 This common maintenance task— Rotate Your Tires – which should typically be done every 5,000 to 8,000 miles—isn’t one you should ignore. It may seem minor, but remember: Tires are the only thing that comes between your 2-ton vehicle and the road. Well-maintained tires will help you travel safely for tens […]