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Protecting Your Vehicle in the Winter

Depending on where you live, autumn is an idyllic time of year with bright colors and mild temperatures.  If there is one downside though, it means that winter is on its way, which means frigid temperatures, snow, ice and difficult road conditions. The lifespans of cars and trucks are increasing all the time, so protecting

Maintenance Matters: What Winter Can Do To Battery Life

Most shops in colder climates start to see an influx of customers with battery service needs as the holidays approach. Perhaps more than any other maintenance category, being proactive about taking care of your customers with dying or dead batteries is essential this time of year.

Maintenance Matters: Visibility Is The Top Safety Concern

It doesn’t matter how much emphasis you put on the condition of a vehicle’s components – if the driver can’t see what’s in front of him or her, safety will absolutely be compromised.

Maintenance Matters: A Tire In Winter

In much of the country, all-season tires are the go-to choice for drivers. They offer reliable, consistent performance in a variety of road conditions. However, increasingly, “all-weather” tires are becoming the popular choice.

Winter Service: Can You Forecast A Flurry Of Sales?

Winter means different things in different parts of the country. In the extreme Northeast, Midwest and Great Plains, drifting snow can play a much bigger part in safety and service concerns than, say, Texas, California and Florida – but those areas bring their own challenges.

Winter Vehicle Maintenance

For much of the country, winter brings potentially hazardous road conditions, meaning your shop should be planning now to help your customers safely weather the season.

Winter Battery Service Best Practices

Most shops in colder climates start to see an influx of customers with battery service needs as the holidays approach. Perhaps more than any other maintenance category, being proactive about taking care of your customers with dying or dead batteries is essential this time of year.

Send Us Your Winter Beater Story. It Could Be In Our Magazine!

A winter beater is not a junker, bomber or jalopy. It is the calling card of a real master technician. A winter beater is as much about frugality as it is a demonstration of your mechanical skills, and starting it on a -10 degree day has the same satisfaction as running a 13-second quarter-mile. The