What To Do If Your Car Overheats

The heat of the summer can come with many drawbacks other than just a painful sunburn. You may love this time of year, but your car’s engine doesn’t! While today’s cars are equipped with cooling systems, sometimes they malfunction. If your car is overheating it can damage your engine and become a safety hazard for everyone in the car and…

How To Tell When It’s Time For New Brake Pads

 All this stop and go traffic in Myrtle Beach this summer can cause some wear and tear on your car’s brake pads. Sometimes the humidity in the air can cause your brakes to make a squeaking sound, making it hard to tell if you need a new set of brake pads. That’s why our team here at C&G Truck &…

Top Summer Car Maintenance Tips

With the weather heating up, the summer heat can wreak havoc on your car if you’re not careful. Similar to winter, the extreme heat can push your car to its limit which can sometimes leave drivers stranded on the side of the road. Our team at C&G Truck and Auto want to do everything we can to ensure that doesn’t…

5 Things Every Car Owner Should Keep In Their Car

As well as today’s world knows, it saves to be prepared. Whether it’s having enough food in your home for quarantine or having the right tools in your car when you need them, taking the time to prepare for the ‘what if’ is worth it. That’s why our team here at C&G Truck and Auto has come up with a…

Tips On Taking Care of Your Car If You’re Not Using It

As a small business facing a global pandemic, we understand how difficult this time is for everyone here in Myrtle Beach and around the world. While most people are staying home and doing their part to stop the spread of the COVID-19, that leaves the roads empty and cars parked for longer periods of time. That’s why, our team here…

How To Tell If Your Tire Is Leaking Air

Nothing is more annoying than seeing your tire pressure light come on when you crank your car up. Is it because of the change in temperature or could it be because there’s a leak in one of your tires? This best way to tell if it’s the weather or a leak is by re-inflating your tire and watch to see…

Why Is My Car Not Starting?

Picture this: you head out the door on the way to work, you make it to your car only to realize it won’t start. Now what? As frustrating as this can be, most car owners have experienced this at some point. While there could be hundreds of reasons why your car won’t start, some are more common than others. Don’t…

5 Tips To Improve Your Car’s Gas Mileage

Cars have gone from a privilege to a modern necessity in everyday life. From long road trips to traveling back and forth to work every day, gas mileage can start to add up! Most people don’t realize that your driving habits play a big part in how much and how fast your car consumes gasoline. Whether you’re trying to save…

What To Do If Your Tire Blows Out

Whether you’re driving down a back road at 10 mph or the interstate at 80 mph, a tire blow out can be a very scary situation for all drivers. First, you’ll head a loud BOOM, then a sudden jerk and feel the car pull to one side, followed by a flapping sound. To new and inexperienced drivers, this situation can…

Tips For Safe Driving This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for traveling! Whether it be for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s, there is a good chance that you will be driving somewhere over the next month. Wherever you are going, it’s important to be prepared for the road (pun intended) ahead. Continue reading for a few tips for safe driving this holiday season! Plan Ahead! When going…