Must-Read Informative Articles On All Things Vehicle Care

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

By DouglasAutomotiveRepair / July 30, 2021 /

All new cars and light trucks since 2008 have come equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system, or ‘TPMS’. The TPMS system detects when a tire becomes under-inflated and lights up a warning light on the dash. So what’s the big deal for drivers? Well, underinflated tires can be a real safety concern. First of all, they don’t handle properly…

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Mirror, Mirror (Door Mirror Problems)

By DouglasAutomotiveRepair / July 23, 2021 /

You’ve probably seen them lying around at the side of the road: someone’s outside rearview mirror that’s been knocked off by a driver’s not-so-perfect driving.  And you realize the person who owns that vehicle now has lost an important safety feature.  Having functional mirrors enhances your safety and that of drivers around you. You probably…

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Light Into Darkness (Vehicle Lighting)

By DouglasAutomotiveRepair / July 6, 2021 /

You need to be able to see at night and have other vehicles see you as well.  Spend a few minutes to check and make sure all your vehicle’s outside lights are working.  It might help to have a friend assist you since there are a few bulbs to check that are much easier to…

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