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auto services How Do I Clean My Battery Terminals?

How Do I Clean My Battery Terminals?

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Most people clean the interior and exterior of their car to keep it looking great but rarely consider the parts that don’t get seen. However, those under-the-radar components need just as much attention as the obvious ones. For example, your car battery is vulnerable to rust and corrosion, rendering it less efficient. With regular cleanings,…
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The Pros and Cons of Buying a BMW

The Pros and Cons of Buying a BMW

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The marketing gurus at BMW scored big with the tagline, “The Ultimate Driving Machine.” Who doesn’t want to drive that off the lot? More importantly, when considering a luxury brand, you know these carmakers live to compete with each other–always a plus for consumers. Still, you might wonder if this brand actually delivers what it…
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What Maintenance Should I Be Doing And When?

What Maintenance Should I Be Doing And When?

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In today’s fast-paced environment, a dependable vehicle means everything. Fortunately, keeping your car fully-functional and avoiding inconvenient (and costly) repairs requires little besides thoughtfully attending to routine maintenance. Of course, the owner’s manual provides the most thorough information, but here’s a look at what many manufacturers recommend servicing and when: Fluid Check/Oil Change – 3,000…
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Decoding Your Dashboard Indicator Lights

Decoding Your Dashboard Indicator Lights

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Modern cars have sophisticated systems to warn you when a component is in distress. The idea being that you should investigate and fix a minor issue that might turn into major damage if ignored. Unfortunately, many drivers don’t understand the correlation between warning lights and the possible issues, so here’s a general overview. Note: Not…
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Should I Service My Transmission Even Though It Is Supposed to Have Lifetime Fluid?

Should I Service My Transmission Even Though It Is Supposed to Have Lifetime Fluid?

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Yes, you should always have your transmission serviced at the manufacturer’s recommended mileage intervals. Failure to do so could result in serious damage and an unwanted repair bill. Does the fluid really last a lifetime? Nothing does, which is why Pit Shop Auto Repair in Libertyville, IL, is ready to maintain your transmission – automatic…
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The Best Domestic Cars For Your Money

The Best Domestic Cars For Your Money

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While Japanese automakers are known for dependability and European companies renown for luxury, domestic car manufacturers can still keep up when it comes to quality and performance. Here are some of 2018s highest-ranking models from Pit Shop Auto Repair. Chevrolet Bold Premier – Compact The Bolt has an expansive driving range for the cost, and…
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