The effects of dry heat can damage automotive components, but if you keep an eye out and stay aware of the risks you can protect your car.
Owning a high-mileage car has advantages. For some, it’s no car payments and low ownership costs. For others, it’s the satisfaction of making a durable piece of equipment last beyond … Continue Reading The 200K Mile Club: Preparing for the Journey
Some drivers like to keep it fresh with one new car after another. For them, always driving a new car means fewer worries about costly repairs or roadside break-downs. But older vehicles can be just as reliable while avoiding the major disadvantage to this strategy: spending more money.
We at NAPA AUTO PARTS know today’s drivers can expect more from their vehicles than ever before. Half a century ago, a car with 100,000 miles was often at the … Continue Reading The 200K Mile Club: A Guide to Membership
My father-in-law never brags about his towing prowess, but get him talking and he’ll soon reveal his pride. He pulls a fifth-wheel RV trailer with his big diesel pickup, and … Continue Reading Safe Towing Tips for Your Next Road Trip
“I didn’t have time to get it done before my trip.” “I’ll do it next month.” “I just forgot.” These are a few of the many excuses drivers give for … Continue Reading Warning: Skipping an Oil Change Can Be Harmful to Your Engine
Some parts of a vehicle get all the attention. Drivers know oil changes and tire rotations are important to the safety and longevity of a vehicle, so they diligently perform … Continue Reading Ask an Expert: How to Maintain Your Transmission