Many cars now have technology in them that allows you to customize your driving experience, but even those cars are limited to the equipment that’s installed in them, and there are still thousands of vehicles out there without any customizable electronics. If you’re without any customizable electronics, or are unhappy with the ones that came […]
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Maintenance Programs and Hubler’s Driver Plus Program
Many car manufacturers and dealers across the state of Indiana offer maintenance programs for their new and used vehicles. The manufacturer programs are included with the sale and can be considered added value, savings, and peace of mind for customers. The maintenance programs that dealers offer are designed to supplement the manufacturer’s maintenance program or […]
Oil Viscosity Grades
When you buy oil, you need to get the right grade for your vehicle. Different engines require oils with different viscosity grades. There are plenty of different grades out there and putting the wrong oil into your vehicle could possibly cause problems. Look in your owner’s manual for guidance on which oil you should have […]
What’s That Sound?
Problems with your vehicle seldom come out of nowhere. Usually, there’s some kind of warning, which can come in the form of a sound or sounds. Although it can be hard to identify what’s wrong just by the sound, keep your ears open for particular noises. If you hear any of the following sounds in […]
Car Terms to Know
In the automotive industry, you’ll hear a lot of terms and phrases that you may not know. Here are a few for you to brush up on before taking your car, before buying a new vehicle, or before attempting any home repairs. Knock A “knock” occurs when the leftover fuel and air mixture detonates in […]
Service Technician versus Auto Mechanic: Which do you want?
Vehicles built today are a lot more advanced and technical than ones built even a few year ago. It can be confusing when trying to determine who is best qualified to work on your vehicle. The terms “service technician” and “auto mechanic” may refer to the same job but they are not the same. […]