Category : Maintenance

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

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

Why Is Zinc In Motor Oil?

You may have heard stories about zinc and motor oil, specifically how a lack of zinc can cause camshaft failure. The real story is a complicated one! Read on to learn more about the camshaft, what the real story is, and how things have changed over the years. Read More

Easy to Learn Winter Car Care Tips

It's never to early to gear up for winter! Fox 6 recently stopped by Firestone Complete Auto Care in Wauwatosa, WI for expert winter car care tips from the pros. Find out what you should pay attention to under the hood and around the car's exterior, plus what to keep in the trunk! Read More

Tips From A Technician: How to Prepare Your Car For Winter

It's officially fall! How ready are you and your vehicle? WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore recently stopped by Firestone Complete Auto Care to chat with Jeremy Turner, one of our many trusted technicians and local store managers, for tips on preparing your car for poor weather. Follow along as Turner highlights his most important winter car care tips! Read More

How to Find an Oil Leak

It’s easy to shrug off an oil stain in your driveway as a minor cosmetic blemish, but what starts out as a little "automotive incontinence" can quickly lead to bigger problems, including (gasp!) irreversible damage to your engine. Read on to learn why you should take the time to identify your leak and get tips for what to do when your drips become more than just droplets! Read More