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Ways You Could be Killing Your Car

Are you killing your car without even realizing? Take a look at this list of six things motorists do that can harm their car, and, in turn, their wallet. Ignoring the check engine light: Ignoring the check engine light can result in serious engine trouble and costly repairs. We highly recommend that if your check…

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Fuel Efficiency

Gas costs add up to quite a large sum over the lifetime of your vehicle. There are several ways you can greatly increase the fuel efficiency of your vehicle without spending any additional money by following these few simple tips. 1. Slow down. Accelerating at high speeds out of stops uses a ton of gas.…

Winterizing Your Vehicle | Stroebel Automotive

Car Winterization

The cold winter months can take its toll on your car if it is not properly prepared. There are several steps you can take to ensure your vehicle is properly winterized this year. Ensure Visibility Maintaining visibility throughout the winter months is essential for staying safe. Always use a scraper, not your wipers, to remove…

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What Kind of Oil Do I Need?

While it wasn’t always the case, there are several choices when it comes to motor oil for your vehicle. What do you need to know for your next oil change? We’re here to help. Viscosity – this is the thickness of your oil and how it retains its pour properties at different temperatures. Conventional oils…

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Car Care Month

October is national Fall Car Care Month, which a perfect time to perform a seasonal check-up on your vehicle. Here a checklist of items to check as the weather begins to cool down. Be sure to keep an emergency road kit in your car suited for cold weather. This should include: Blankets and extra warm…

Back to School Vehicle Safety

Back to School Vehicle Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again – back to school! School days bring vehicle congestion, big yellow buses picking up school kids, parents dropping children off to school before work; it can get a little crowded! Now, more than ever, it is incredibly important for drivers to slow down and pay attention! If you’re dropping…

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The Facts About Premium Gasoline

Many modern cars, especially higher end vehicles, will often recommend filling up the tank with premium fuel. This can become pretty hard on the wallet, with premium gasoline costing 40 to 50 cents more per gallon than regular. So, what does premium gas do for your car and when should you use it? When standing…

Summer Car Maintenance

Hot Weather Car Care

As we transition from the mild months of spring to the downright hot months of summer, it is important to keep several car maintenance tips in mind.  As outside temperatures climb, tire pressure can fluctuate. A 10-degree increase on the thermometer results in a one to two increase in tire PSI. When tires become over…

Motorcycle Awareness Month

Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and it is important to stay educated on motorcycle safety, whether you ride or not. While driving, it is vital to share the road with motorcyclists and treat them as you would any other motor vehicle. Be sure to keep an eye out for riders at intersections and in the…