Category : Driving

Maintenance, Repair, Replacement: Ideas to Keep You Rolling.

Top Tips for Properly Towing a Trailer

Few vacations are as memorable as road trips with friends and family, especially when you can take your favorite creature comforts with you. Whether you’re tucking away those little luxuries in a travel trailer or hitching up a fishing boat for a trip to the lake, brush up on your towing know-how. Read More

What To Do When Your Steering Wheel Shakes When Braking

Some things you want to shake…like maracas, a Polaroid picture, or your groove thing. But your steering wheel? Not so much. If your steering wheel is quivering when you brake, something's likely haywire in your brake system. Learn why your steering wheel may be trembling and what you can do to put a stop to the shivers and shakes! Read More

Top Tips for Preventing Car Break-Ins

July and August are great months for cooking out, but they're also two months when you’re at the greatest risk of having your car stolen! Find out which cars were most often stolen in 2016 and learn what you can do to make your vehicle a less desirable target, year round! Read More

How Does a Car’s Steering System Work?

We’ve come a long way from pulling on a horse's reins to steer our carriages. Today, all it takes is a small turn of the steering wheel! Learn how the most common steering system works and how proper alignment can help ensure safe and smooth steering. Read More

FCAC National Pothole Month

Help Firestone Complete Auto Care bring attention to a big problem with our road infrastructure: potholes! Share your pothole stories and images this March with the hashtag #NationalPotholeMonth and let’s see if we can garner enough attention to get our roads fixed. Read More

What Causes Engine Knocking?

If there’s something everyone can agree on, it’s that cars can make weird noises. It could be a squeal, a clunk, or even a rumble and roar. If the sound is closer to a "knock," you may be dealing with problems under the hood—problems that could cause engine damage if left unresolved. Read on to learn why it's truly no joking matter. Read More

10 Things You Must Carry In Your Car During Winter

When the weather is snowy, icy, and downright unpredictable, it’s crucial to keep a few essential supplies in your car. If the unexpected occurs, you’ll be thankful you planned ahead. Throw these ten items in your trunk and you’ll be better prepared for almost anything the winter road sends your way! Read More