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How Does Regular Car Maintenance Help Save Money?

How Does Regular Car Maintenance Help Save Money?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been late for an important meeting because your car suddenly broke down. Now, raise your hand if you’ve ever blown off lots of dough, rectifying car problems that would have cost way less if you had them fixed earlier. Data provided by Auto City places the cost of engine oil changes at $120 per year, and the cost of engine rebuilds or replacements at $1,000 to $4000, depending on the extent of the damage (1). P.S: engine rebuilds or replacements often result from failing to change your engine oil regularly. This proves the statement ‘for every buck saved on avoiding vehicle maintenance now, you risk spending ten tomorrow.’ Here’s how regular vehicle maintenance helps you save money. Better Gas Mileage Damaged fuel ejectors, dirty air filters, and clogged oxygen sensors are the leading causes of high gas mileage. All it takes to keep these issues at bay is regular vehicle maintenance ... read more

4 Signs Your Vehicle Needs a Wheel Alignment

4 Signs Your Vehicle Needs a Wheel Alignment

A wheel alignment is a maintenance procedure done on vehicles periodically to ensure that they run smoothly by providing optimal tire wear and handling. Vehicle misalignment doesn’t just make driving uncomfortable; it can also create several safety issues and damage your car’s tires. If your car is out of alignment, it means that the wheels are not pointed in the correct direction. When your car is in alignment, the wheels should be pointed perfectly straight ahead and parallel to each other. Alignment is important because it determines how well your vehicle drives down the road and how long your tires will last. What Is Alignment? Your vehicle’s wheels are constantly moving, and they must be aligned to function properly. Wheel alignment is the process of adjusting the position of all four wheels in relation to one another. The process equalizes your car’s tire wear and improves vehicle handling and fuel economy. The suspension system (which connects a vehicle to its wheels) mainta ... read more

A Quick Guide to Summer, Winter & All-Season Tires

A Quick Guide to Summer, Winter & All-Season Tires

While most drivers take tires for granted, they are a frequently neglected workhorse responsible for handling and safety of the car, working in tandem with the brakes. And to stay safe, one of the most important things to take care of is ensuring you fit the proper tires for the weather conditions in your area. But how different are these tires, and what tire type should you choose? At Finsanto Automotive, we are San Antonio’s Expert Shop for Tire Repair. Summer tire This type of tire is optimized for hot asphalt and high ambient temperatures. Generally, rubber performs best in weather conditions commonly seen during the summer, which is why performance tires usually fall into this category. Since they don’t have to deal with snow or mud, they usually don’t have any sipes (small grooves) and have a streamlined pattern usually consisting of a few longi ... read more

4 Signs You May Need a New Car Battery

4 Signs You May Need a New Car Battery

Have you ever been in a rush to get somewhere, just to get in your car and find out you're stuck with a dead battery? In this situation, you have no option but to jump-start the vehicle. However, you can avoid this by paying attention to some simple signs that will let you know when to purchase a new car battery. At Finsanto Automotive, we are San Antonio’s Expert Shop for Car Battery Repairs. What Are the Signs You Need a New Car Battery? 1. Your Car's Lights Are Getting Weaker Have you been noticing your car's lights appear weaker than usual? If your headlights, internal lights, or dashboard lights are losing their intensity, this may be a sign you need a new car battery! 2. Your Car Takes Forever to Start If your car's engine takes a long time to start, this may point to a faulty car battery. Once your cranking motor starts working, it ... read more

Benefits Of Maintaining Your Vehicle

Benefits of Replacing Your Cabin Air Filter Most autos produced after 1999 feature cabin air filters. This equipment captures particles before they enter the passenger compartment. However, it will stop working correctly after becoming clogged with contaminants. You can gain several important benefits by replacing it when necessary. Visibility Clean filters increase the amount of air that comes out of heating and cooling vents. This makes it easier to clear fog from windows. It also reduces the risk that condensation will appear on the glass. Replacement enhances both visibility and safety. Air Quality Filtration keeps allergens and other irritants out of the vehicle. Passengers can breathe easier without dust, pollen, and pollutants in the air. This is particularly important for people who have respiratory health problems or experience allergic reactions to airborne particles. Fewer Odors Even if polluted air doesn't seem to bother you, a soiled cabin filter could make your next trip ... read more

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