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

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

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

7 Summertime Car Problems & How to Avoid Them

Can you and your car handle the heat? Check out seven common ways that summer weather can wreak havoc on your ride, plus how you can avoid these potentially costly car troubles with a little due diligence (and help from your friends at Firestone Complete Auto Care). Read More