The Lease Is Over…Now What?

The lease is over!  Your car lease is about to end and now after 3 or 4 or 5 years of faithful monthly payments you are going to surrender the vehicle and walk home. Well you probably won’t have to walk, but you won’t have enough equity in the car you paid on for all these years to pay bus … Read More

Transmission Tips

Check the Fluid Level Regularly The fluid in an automatic transmission operates the clutches, provides cooling and lubrication and even drives the vehicle. So few things are more important than proper fluid operating level for keeping the transmission working. Most automatic transmissions have a dipstick for checking the fluid level. If you’re not sure where yours is or how to check … Read More

Why Look for an AAA Approved Shop?

What does your lawyer, real estate agent, doctor, exterminator, plumber, electrician, barber, hairdresser, and manicurist have that your local auto mechanic, or factory dealership service technician does not have? Give up? All the listed professions have minimum established criterion for education and training and a formal process for recognition before they can practice their trade. There are no standards enforced … Read More

Questions About Extended Warranties

How Long Will You Keep the Vehicle? If your vehicle is brand new and you plan to sell it before the bumper-to-bumper warranty expires, you probably don’t need an extended service contract, often referred to as an extended warranty. If you might keep the vehicle longer, you may want to buy an extended service contract while the car is still … Read More

Why We Recommend BG Product Services

Cooling System Service There are several reasons to consider flushing the cooling system on your car. The modern car engine operates at a temperature above the boiling point of water. It depends on the coolant additives and the system pressure to keep the water from boiling out of the radiator. A well-maintained cooling system is critical to the life of … Read More