by Berterasblogs -The very first warm weekend of the season generally triggers a symphony of cleaning items, vacuums and garden hoses. However while you may be in a rush to put a shine on your vehicle, it's equally important to make sure it's all set for the warm weather on the inside as well as the exterior. "The most crucial areas to inspect after the harsh winter season are engine fluids, radiator hoses, belts, tires and brakes," states Pat Goss, host of PBS' "MotorWeek" and Washington Post [...]
by Berterasblogs -Even when gas prices reach an all time low we are always looking for a way to save even more. There is a lot more to fuel efficiency than meets the eye. It is not just about how much fuel the vehicle burns. Everything from curb weight to tires can affect the fuel efficiency. Use these tips and tricks to save even more! • Avoid the dreaded empty tank - When your vehicle's fuel tank is close to empty it is actually using more fuel since your vehicle is running less efficiently. • Use all [...]
by Berterasblogs -Winter has arrived and chances are your automobile requires some preventive upkeep to keep it in tip top shape for the remainder of the season. According to AAA, the most often uncovered issues in its annual vehicle assessments are inappropriate tire pressure, unclean or low motor oil, anti-freeze, and other automobile fluids. AAA offers the following advice to drivers preparing for the winter driving season: Get ready: Before you drive long distances, check the weather conditions [...]
by Berterasblogs -When you start your vehicle, the check engine light comes on momentarily to test the engine/emission control system and bulb. The system is self-diagnostic and the light is a way to communicate trouble. The system is designed to function in a "limp home" mode when trouble occurs and the light comes on - and stays on. However, take your vehicle to your local Bertera Service Center right away. The technicians have specialized tools and training to access trouble codes stored in the [...]
by Berterasblogs -Auto shop class was a frequently offered elective in high schools nationwide, ensuring that a lot of kids knew their way around a car's engine bay. As a result, when an automobile broke down, the owner was much more likely to understand how to repair it themselves, or at least have a pal or a household member who could fix it for them. The circumstance has actually changed dramatically over the years. Today's vehicles are much more intricate, and their owners are much less likely to [...]
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