The Importance of Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Your tires are a critical component to your vehicle’s safety, but also contribute to fuel economy. To get the most out of your vehicle’s tank, you want tires properly inflated year-round. While checking them now-and-then ensures you have adequate pressure, why not check your tires weekly? Doing so offers numerous benefits that span well beyond the fuel savings at the pump. Top Benefi ..

The Importance of a Well-Maintained Exhaust System

Minit-Tune & Brake
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The exhaust system in your vehicle is a critical component. While it is seen at the opposite end of your engine, the exhaust is what handles the waste from your engine, and can also affect the performance of your car. Maintaining your vehicle’s exhaust system (/services/exhaust-systems) is essential. Not only can you consume more fuel with a failing exhaust system, but you could be in ..

Is Synthetic Oil the Right Choice for Your Car?

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, July 13, 2017
When you take your vehicle in for its routine oil change, you might be asked if you want synthetic or regular motor oil. Newer vehicles typically recommend synthetic oil in the owner’s manual. By doing so, you extend the number of miles you have in between oil changes and service appointments. However, is synthetic oil truly the best for your car? What about the environment? Is there an  ..

Idling Vehicles: How Bad is it for Your Car?

Minit-Tune & Brake
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Letting your car sit and idle in the parking lot or outside your home might not seem like an issue. In the past, you were told to idle your vehicle to “warm” the engine. In theory, this act helped prime your vehicle and make it safe for driving. While the old engines might have required a warm up, the modern engine in your car does not. In fact, idling your vehicle might add to repair ..