It makes sense that a car that is rarely driven will last longer, right? It may seem counterintuitive, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Vehicles are meant to be driven, and various issues can arise if they aren’t stored properly or driven fairly regularly. If you have a car, truck, or SUV that you only drive occasionally, in the summer, to car shows, etc., this one is for you. Here’s what you need to know, from Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC.
While some keys or key fobs can only be obtained from dealerships, most cars can be programmed to accept a new key or key fob without expensive dealer intervention. At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, we often provide such services, at a fraction of the cost.
Foggy headlights are a problem that has arisen in the past couple of decades, as we have moved away from glass sealed beam bulbs and into an era of plastic lenses with bulbs inside. While modern headlights are superior to the sealed beam headlights of years ago, they do tend to fog up after years of use. It’s a good trade for far better illumination and easier replacement, but an issue nonetheless. Hours and hours of heat, sunlight, and age eventually cause them to cloud up, which can reduce visibility at night in addition to worsening the appearance of your car, truck, or SUV. From Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, here are some tips on taking care of your foggy or cloudy headlight issue.
While fuel pump issues are common, they often get misdiagnosed. What is your fuel pump, how do you know if yours is bad, and what should you do about it? At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, we are going to make sure that you are an informed driver so you know what to look for and what you should do about it.
There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. Once you decide it's time to replace your tires, the choice can be overwhelming. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, our technicians have been trained to help you make that choice. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that will suit your needs.
While keeping your car, truck, or SUV looking nice is important, there are other reasons to keep the exterior of your vehicle in good shape. From Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, here are some tips for keeping your car looking good, and how that keeps it reliably on the road.
Are you driving around with a loud scraping sound coming from beneath your vehicle? Chances are, a piece of your splash shielding has come loose under your car. At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, we can have that annoying sound taken care of in no time.
Transmission failure rarely happens out of the blue - there’s a good chance a transmission will give you a good amount of warning before kicking the bucket. Here are some things you can watch out for, from Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC.
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