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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Fundamental Car Maintenance for the Back-to-School Season

Fundamental Car Maintenance for the Back-to-School Season

We understand it is still August, but the 2021-2022 school year will be here before we know it. Now is the perfect time to make sure your vehicle is suited to handle the carpools, college commutes, and even trips back to the office. Despite where and when your back-to-school season starts, our team of experts at Lorentz Automotive has relevant car maintenance tips to share.   TIP #1: INSPECT YOUR TIRES It would help if you first did something most drivers often overlook: check the tread wear on your tires. The wheels on your automobile are legally required to have a minimum of 2/32 of an inch of wear. However, the industry highly suggests that you have your tires replaced with as little as 4/32 of an inch to ensure the most safety. Tires that are overworn are hazardous for several reasons: Hindered stopping power Higher likelihood of a tire blowout Loss of tire traction in wet weather conditions   TIP #2: CHANGE YOUR OIL Motor oil is the lifeline of every vehicle, whi ... read more

Will My Car Sustain Damage If I Continue to Drive With The Check Engine Light?

Will My Car Sustain Damage If I Continue to Drive With The Check Engine Light?

Every vehicle has an internal computer that uses the information to alert you of a problem in pretty much any part of your car. Consequently, none of the warnings are voluntary. The check engine light is one of these warnings that spell trouble and cannot simply be ignored. The issues are stored in a trouble code that can be decoded by an electronic scan tool.   Can I Drive with the Light On? When the 'Check Light' illuminates on your dashboard, you should pay attention to the behavior of the light. If the check engine light flashes for more than several seconds, the problem is pretty major. It would be best if you pulled over to check the car immediately. However, if the light does not flash, you can continue driving if the vehicle is not having operational issues. Regardless of flashing or still light, you will need to take your car to a trusted mechanic sooner or later.   What are Common Reasons for a Check Engine Light To Come On? The check engine light may ... read more

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