Get straight talk about car care and servicing here. Ever wonder how to choose custom wheels or how your car battery works? Find out. We take the mystery out of wheels, brakes, batteries, alignment, and shocks/struts.
What’s the Difference Between Aluminum and Steel Wheels?
Here’s a short guide to the two main types of automotive wheel materials and how they differ, for those shopping for aftermarket wheels and rims.
These 3 Useful Driving Tips Will Help Extend Your Brake Life
Three common sense tips to make your brake pads and brake service last longer.
How Your Auto Battery Works
Find answers to your questions about how car batteries work, how they recharge and the most common types of car batteries in this simple guide.
Do I Really Need Brake Service?
Brake problem symptoms have a lot of overlap with other car repair symptoms. The solution may be as simple as removing a trapped rock or you may need full brake service.
Do I Really Need an Alignment?
Don’t assume that drift to the right means you need an alignment. Sometimes symptoms of bad alignment are about road conditions, suspension parts or other factors.
How to Jump-start a Car
Learn how to safely jump-start your vehicle in this Les Schwab Quick Tips video.
How to De-Winterize Your RV
Here’s how to get your RV or travel trailer ready for the camping and summer road trip season, with a checklist of 22 things to take care of.
How to Take Your Car Out of Winter Storage: a Checklist
After a long winter, here’s a checklist of what to do — either on your own or at the shop — if you’ve had your vehicle stored.
Starting Problems? How to Tell If It’s the Battery or Alternator
If your vehicle won’t start, you’ll want to know if you’re dealing with a battery or an alternator problem. Here’s how to tell.