5 Things Every Car Owner Should Know

With the way things have been over the last year, it saves to be prepared – especially when it comes to your vehicle. Whether it’s having the right tools with you or having the knowledge to make a repair, there are plenty of things every car owner should know. That’s why our team here at C&G Auto & Truck is here to tell you five things we think every car owner should know.

How To Check Your Engine Oil Level

Every car engine needs oil – that’s a fact and each car uses different types and amounts of oil. It’s important to know how to check the oil level in your car to ensure your car’s engine is properly lubricated. Since each car is different, we recommend you do a little research or contact us for help learning how to check your oil level. 

How To Check Your Tire Pressure

Knowing how to check your tire pressure is essential. Many times you might notice the tire pressure light come up on your dashboard or notice that one of your tires looks a little low, but knowing how to check your tire pressure can ensure that you’re driving on properly inflated tires. It’s always a good idea to keep a tire pressure gauge in your car just in case. 

Brake Pads

If you notice squeaking or squealing, or your steering wheel starts to shake when you push on the brakes, this can be a sign that they’re wearing down and you should get them inspected as soon as possible. It’s important to know what to look for when you’re inspecting your brake pads. 

How To Jump A Car

There may be times when you experience a dead battery, or you come across someone who needs a jump. Keeping a set of jumper cables in your car is always a good idea. Check out this YouTube video that shows you how to properly apply jumper cables, click here.

When + How To Change Windshield Wiper Blades

Streaks and squeaky noises can be a sign that it’s time to change out your wiper blades. When you go to change them, many times there is a small button or latch that you can use to easily remove the old blades and replace them with new ones. A good set of wiper blades can make driving in inclement weather a lot safer and easier.

Overall, there are many things that car owners should know about and we believe you can never know too much! Whether you need an oil change, tire rotation, or any work done on your vehicle, our team here at C&G Auto & Truck can help get you back on the road ASAP! Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions!