How do I keep rodents out of my vehicle?

With winter and colder weather fast approaching, many animals will start to look for new, warmer homes. What makes a better home to fight off the cold than your engine compartment? The mice in the area feel the heat coming from your nice warm car that you just parked and decide to make it their…

When should my battery be replaced?

A battery typically has a life span of 5 to 6 years. Over time, the battery’s ability to hold a charge will lessen, causing the vehicle to not start. The technician will check the cold cranking amperage of the battery as well as the reserve capacity to determine the battery’s performance. When a battery’s cold…

How do I check my coolant?

The coolant should only be checked when your engine is cold. You should never open the radiator cap when the coolant is hot or it can burn you. To check your coolant level, locate the coolant reservoir bottle. On the side will be a minimum and maximum line. The coolant level should fall between these…

Carillon Lakes Fall Expo 2021

The Carillon Lakes Fall Expo is one of our favorite events. It gives us a chance to visit with different members of this great community. Thank you to everyone from Carillon Lakes who stopped by our booth to talk! Jim and Rich had a great time getting to know everyone and answering any automotive questions.…