Recommended Factory Scheduled Maintenance

As you know, your vehicle has factory scheduled maintenance items. These range from oil changes to timing belt replacement to brake inspection. These recommendations are usually made for certain mileage or time intervals. For some vehicles, certain recommendations are clustered around major intervals like 30,000/60,000/90,000 miles (50,000/100,000/150,000 kilometers). Following factory recommended service goes as long…


check engine light

Okay. You went to your local Evanston car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Evanston service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light stops flashing and…


Car Maintenance

If you haven’t shopped in the Evanston area for a new vehicle recently, you’re likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Evanston, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more years…