Category: Auto Repair

Concierge Services Now Available!

March 17th, 2020 by

Social distancing is in full force, and we support the efforts to keep our community safe 100%. That’s why we created our concierge service. Here’s how it works: If your car is in need of any maintenance service or repair, we will come to you, pick-up your car, and return it upon completion. (For an

Why is my Engine “Knocking”?

January 31st, 2020 by

If you notice that your engine is making a “knocking” sound, this is your vehicle’s way of letting you know that something is right with the engine. Also described as a “pinging” sound, a knocking from the engine can point to a couple of different issues. The most common cause for this sound is the

Prepping Your Vehicle for Winter Travel

December 31st, 2019 by

Whether you’re planning to travel by car this winter season or will just be driving to and from work each day, prepping your car for winter can help you avoid car troubles on the road and keep you safe while driving in winter weather conditions.  Before you hit the road for any type of extended

Happy Thanksgiving from Premier1 Auto Care!

November 30th, 2019 by

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Premier1 Auto Care! We hope that you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. With all the holidays comes lots of travel, so if you are planning a road trip in the near future, we recommend that you check off some important travel measures before you

Avoid These Distractions While Driving

October 30th, 2019 by

Driving safely on the road can be the difference between getting to your destination safely and finding yourself in an unexpected accident. Accidents can happen, but often times can be avoided by staying focused on the road and driving as safely as possible. Following the speed limit, giving yourself plenty of time to slow and stop,

How to Top off Your Engine Oil Properly

September 29th, 2019 by

The engine oil in your vehicle is extremely important to the overall health and operation of your car. Although your regular oil changes should never be missed, you can top off your own engine oil if you do so properly in between oil changes if you find that your engine oil is low or needs

What Causes Alternators to Fail?

August 29th, 2019 by

The alternator has an important job – it keeps the battery charged while driving by recycling energy created by your vehicle which helps to power all of your electrical components, such as the radio, lights, and more. Often times when our car won’t start or stay on, we blame it on the battery. However, sometimes

What Does the TPMS Warning Light Indicate?

July 31st, 2019 by

Your vehicle’s TPMS warning light is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System. If this light illuminates, it can mean a number of different things, but more than likely your car has detected that one or more of your tires has low air pressure that can be dangerous on the road.  The Tire Pressure Monitor System monitors

What to Do in a Car Emergency

June 30th, 2019 by

Nobody wants to get stuck in a vehicle emergency situation, but chances are it may happen to you in your lifetime. The best thing you can do is be prepared for anything while on the road and understand the steps you need to take in a certain situation to protect yourself and your safety. If