Myrtle Beach, Is Your ‘Check Engine’ Light On?

Your Check Engine Light (CEL), part of your vehicle’s onboard diagnostics system, warns you that your vehicles computer found a malfunction that it cannot adjust to. It is estimated that about 10% of all cars on the road have the Check Engine Light on, and that half of that 10% will be ignored for 3 months or more! Most drivers…

Myrtle Beach, Is It Time to Buy New Tires?

How long has it been since you’ve had your tires changed? The suggested amount of time is somewhere between 5 and 10 years. You can expand the lifespan of your tires by maintaining correct air pressure and rotating them regularly. After 5 years you should definitely be keeping an eye on them and getting them inspected once a year. 10…

Myrtle Beach, Be on the Lookout for Flooded Vehicles!

There are certain repercussions having to do with hurricane weather, even if it didn’t happen in your area of residence. One of the biggest ones is people who are trying to resell their cars after they’ve been flooded out. These cars will typically leave the states they started in(in recent cases it may be Texas or Florida) and be sold…

Awards & Accolades

Myrtle Beach, Get Your Car Checked Before the Eclipse!

Are you planning on making a trip to Charleston, Columbia, or even just down the road to Georgetown, for the solar eclipse? You will want to make sure your car is in prime condition! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event because something went wrong with your car, that could have been easily prevented with a routine maintenance check! C&G Auto and…

Oil Changes

The True Cost of Ignoring Preventative Maintenance

Lapsing maintenance on your car’s fluid exchanges, dirty filters, bruised belts and aging spark plugs can lead to bigger problems like busted-up radiators, slipping gear shifts, squealing brakes and/or engine failure. That’s why routine maintenance is key to vehicle longevity and the true cost of vehicle ownership. Let’s look at the cost based on 1) The Life of Your Car…

C&G Auto and Truck Accreditations

At C&G Auto, we are very proud of our accreditation list! We are lucky enough to continuously be adding new awards to our existing, stellar record! Here we will take a few minutes to talk about our different accreditations and what they mean. 2016 and 2017 Readers Choice Award for Best Auto Shop from myhorrynews.com. This award is voted on…

Rental Cars For Sale

We have a few vehicles remaining from our rental fleet, all have maintenance records and are in excellent condition, priced to sell. Please view our selection below and call us at 843.839.3691 if you are interested in any of them. 2014 Kia Sorento – 31,000 miles – $16,500 2014 Kia Sportage – 52,053 miles – $15,550 2013 Hyundai Elantra – 67,003 – $9,500…

Myrtle Beach Auto Repair

Put Your Refund Check Towards Something of Value!

Did you get a decent size tax refund this year and debating about what to spend it on? You could go out and have yourself a nice shopping spree but, do you really need more clothes or stuff around the house? Probably not. The smart thing to do would be to use it for something that is going to benefit…

7 Cars That Look Good in Green for St. Patrick’s Day

When you bought your last car, you probably didn’t consider green as a color choice. Sure, you probably prefer black, silver or white cars. Or maybe you even considered a dark blue or a nice red. But who buys a car in green? Not many people, since green tends to look a little out of place on most models —…

All There Is To Know About Motor Oil

Why Change Oil? Why take a bath? It keeps you clean. The same goes for motor oil. As oil circulates around your engines’ internal moving parts it’s exposed to heat, moisture, and air. All of these things lead to oxidation, contamination and corrosives, dirt, etc. This makes the oil become thicker, making circulation more difficult. How Does the Oil Travel…