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Tire Overview

Finding a right tire for your car can prove to be a difficult task, and we at Virginia Select Auto want to help you get it right. Car tires need to be changed between 25,000 - 50,000 miles. Here is how to get yourself the right tires:

 

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Tips to Ensure Your Holiday Travels are Safest

The time to prepare for your holiday travels are while you are home and not stuck in traffic on the highway. Here are a few things to consider before packing the vehicle to head out for the holidays.

  • Don't forget to fill up the tank with gas before you leave your town because you don't want to be in a traffic jam on empty.
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Car Dealerships Can Help You Beyond Your Purchase

When you need vehicle maintenance service, you'll naturally want nothing but the best. While there are some fine independent mechanics out there, more often than not the best experience available is the one offered by your car's home dealership.

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Avoid Having to Replace Your Tires

It can be easy to forget that your tires need regular maintenance. They are just as important as your oil and any other part of your vehicle that will keep you on the road. Regular tire maintenance will ensure that you get the best gas mileage possible, you will enjoy a smoother ride, and you will also get better handling. Come see us at Virginia Select Auto to get your tires rotated today, and you will be prolonging the life of your tires substantially.

You don't have to replace your tires every year. It is a big expenditure.

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Seasonal Maintenance and Why it Matters

Many drivers don't realize how important it is to regularly service their vehicles as the season changes. Fall road conditions impact your vehicle in many ways and preventative maintenance can save you a lot of trouble. Road conditions aside, regularly changing your oil, replenishing vehicle fluid levels, replacing wiper blades, and rotating your tires are all ways to keep your vehicle in top condition.

 

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Vacuuming Your Air Filter

Cleaning Your Filter with Your Vacuum

A safe and easy way to clean your air filter is to use a vacuum. This method keeps your air filter dry which eliminates the issue of getting water into your engine and causing harm. Vacuuming your filter is a quick process, although this method of filter cleaning may not get all the contaminates out of the filter.

To put your filter back, just reverse the removal process. If your filter needs to be changed or you're seeing issues with your engine schedule a checkup at our service center in Amherst, VA.

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Wearing Your Seatbelt in the Backseat Could Save a Life

Wearing your seatbelt while riding in the backseat could save a life that's not your own. According to a recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety people who sit in the backseat are less likely to wear their seatbelts, putting those in the front seats in danger. People seem to think that sitting in the backseat is safer than sitting in the front.

 

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The Best Way to Test Drive a Car

It's time to purchase a new car. You've done your research and you've narrowed down your options. The next step is to get familiar with them by getting behind the wheel and taking them for a spin. It is important that you make the most of your drive in order to help you decide which car is best for you. Here are some things to help you have a successful test drive:

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