Posts Tagged: "Ask A Mechanic"

Car Safety Features To Be Thankful For

Vehicle safety features have come a long way since the first car was invented, and that's something we're grateful for year-round. While airbags and seat belts are obvious safety features we wouldn't want to live without, there are several high-tech features that have become game changers. From preventing accidents to protecting us when accidents do occur, these safety features are worth a nod of gratitude! 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

My Vehicle Failed Emissions Testing: What Now?

When it‘s time to renew your tags, it’s unfortunately time to deal with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). For drivers in many states, this process also requires supplying the DMV with a certificate proving your car has passed its emissions test. Sounds simple enough, right? But what happens if your car doesn’t pass? Read More

Don’t Sweat It! 3 Symptoms of Weak Car A/C

It's well over 95 degrees and your car just won't cool off. Driving even the shortest distance puts your antiperspirant into overdrive. What's driver to do? Look for these three easy signs that moisture might be wreaking havoc on your car's air conditioning system before you melt, unless you like running errands in a mobile sweat lodge! Read More

Five Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

Handing your car over to a mechanic isn’t a decision you take lightly. If your mechanic or repair shop can’t answer these five important questions, run (or maybe roll) away and don’t look back. This handy checklist will help ensure you get the repair experience that you, and your car, deserve! Read More