All those automotive fluids can be confusing for St. Louis car owners. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won’t work as well for St. Charles car owners and could even cause damage. In addition to new grades of engine oil, many cars now leave the factory with&hellip» read more
Today in the SafeWay Tire & Auto Center auto care blog, we’re going to talk about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, recommended oil change intervals have gotten longer for SafeWay Tire & Auto Center customers. High quality oil in a well-engineered car engine has lead to extended intervals. But it’s also lead to some confusion among St. Charles motorists. The old mantra “change your oil every three months or three thousand miles,&hellip» read more
If you've walked through the automotive fluids of an auto parts store in St. Louis, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle? As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive around the St. Louis area. Your vehicle manufacturer has specified a particular type of fluid for every system&hellip» read more
Today's SafeWay Tire & Auto Center post focuses on using the proper fluids for your vehicle. Big advances in automotive technology have lead to the development of high-tech fluids to keep pace. Some because of engineering advances and others, advances in the materials used to build car automotive systems. A simple example of this is the cooling system. For decades it was primarily made out of iron, steel and rubber hoses. There&hellip» read more
Today SafeWay Tire & Auto Center is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in MO are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.
If you have questions about the fluids in your vehicle, please don't hesitate to stop by SafeWay Tire & Auto Center. You can find us on 2539&hellip» read more
We would like to give you an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specialized at about the same pace. The do-it-yourselfer has to be pretty careful so that they do not actually harm their vehicle with the wrong type of fluid. That is why so many MO car owners rely on the advice of their service&hellip» read more
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