Don't Stack the Mat

August 4, 2019

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why. It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... More

When You Hear the Crash in Tampa: What to Do After an Accident

March 31, 2019

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

March 17, 2019

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

December 2, 2018

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Tampa drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong ... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Tampa Vehicle

July 15, 2018

Tampa drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in FL come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Tampa area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of sensors ... More