Summer Car Care Tips

Along with the fun of playing in the yard, hitting the beach and working on your tan, comes some responsibility in the form of car care. The summer can do a number on your car, inside and out, but with a few simple tips it will be a breeze! Coat Your Car Just like you put on sunscreen, your car…

How to Prevent Your Car From Overheating 

Summer time! The call of the open road, the wind in your hair, and in the rear view mirror (in an ideal world with no traffic that is), and all of the sudden… steam!? Unfortunately car problems can put a wrench in the perfect summer day. But being planning ahead in your car maintenance can help prevent that. Here are…

The Most Common Car Problems To Experience

Over the course of your lifetime, you are going to experience car trouble. No matter what car you drive, everything from a Ferrari to your lowly clunker, there will be issues. Of course, routine maintenance and care will lower your risk of certain issues, but there are some things which you cannot control. C & G Auto is here to…

Spring Driving Tips

It’s officially spring! With winter in the rear-view mirror, and better weather in full view, you’d think the roads would finally be safer again… but this isn’t always the case. Cautious driving and proper care are important aspects of driving safely this spring. Be mindful of these common factors when you’re driving around this spring! Rainy Days They don’t call…

Problematic Pollen & Its Effects On Your Car

It’s that time of year again! The dreaded pollen will be back in full force very soon and it’s important that while you’re gearing up for it’s effects, that you prepare your car too! Not only is pollen a nuisance, but if left untreated, pollen can actually corrode the body of your car. Here’s how to go about the task…

How Often Does Your Oil Need Changed?

How many different answers have you heard to this question? Estimates vary as to when you need to change the motor oil in your car. Which numbers are right?  The simple answer is that oil changes rely on a number of mitigating factors to determine when a refresh is due. Knowing what factors affect the cleanliness of your oil can…

Driving In Snow In The South

Don’t let our particularly warm weather fool you! It’s still winter and it’s usually around this time of year that we receive our brief annual snow dusting along the Grand Strand. In a perfect (North) world, all roads are usually prepped, cleared and well maintained. But down here in the real (South) world, we don’t have the same wintery resources…

Decorate Your Car For Christmas

When it comes to decorating for any holiday, there are various levels of commitment. Chances are, you likely put up a Christmas tree or at least some lights. Those with extra holiday spirit, may set out various festive decorations, wreaths and garland. If you really want to go all out this year, we suggest decorating your car! Even the smallest…

Wise Ideas For Winterizing Your Vehicle

October is dedicated as national fall car care month. We rely on our cars a great deal and the harsh, cold winter months can be especially hard on our vehicles. Why not take a little time now to avoid the potential headache and costs associated with an emergency breakdown? After all, preventative vehicle maintenance helps take away the fear of…

Important Car Care Tips After A Flood

Hurricane Florence has come and gone, but brought with her a massive dumping of 8 trillion gallons of water. While our business here at C&G was fortunate to have minimal damage from the storm, our hearts go out to all of our neighbors still facing extreme damage and flooding. It could take days or even weeks for the water levels…