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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'maintenance' (83)

How Your Smallest Business Needs Can Become Your Biggest Hurdles

As a small business owner, it’s likely that you feel your time in the day is limited. It’s okay because most small business owners feel that way. However, it’s no excuse for letting particular needs go until you get around to them. In fact, we’re going to look at some typical small expenses that can turn into large expenses for your business when left…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on April 22, 2019 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Adulting 101: What Every New Driver Should Know

The first time a teen sits behind the wheel of a car they may find themselves overwhelmed by the weight of the options to monitor and be aware of. Before taking your first trip in a car or setting out on a lifetime of driving it is important to be aware of some important tips and tricks.

Make Yourself Comfortable behind the…

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Added by Anica Oaks on March 7, 2019 at 10:09am — No Comments

4 Car Parts You Can Inspect on Your Own

Owning a vehicle can be an expensive experience for some individuals. If a vehicle isn't maintained on a regular basis, the odds of a breakdown increase significantly. Fortunately, there are a number of steps that vehicle owners can take to improve the reliability of their vehicle. The following guide provides four simple tips for maintaining a vehicle.

Oil and Fluid Levels

It's important to check oil and vehicle fluid levels on a regular basis. In most cases,…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on March 6, 2019 at 8:42am — No Comments

What to Check First When Your Car Won’t Start

Dealing with a car that won’t start can be an incredibly frustrating experience. At the same time, it is something that virtually every driver will have to deal with on occasion, which makes it essential that you know what steps to take whenever you find yourself in this situation. Luckily, you don’t need to be a mechanic to troubleshoot this issue as most of the time the problem…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on February 14, 2019 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Driving up Costs: Costs to Consider for Your Business’ Fleet

Without a doubt, the vehicles your company utilizes allow your employees to be more productive and your business to have a wider reach. At the same time, vehicles come with costs, whether you own one vehicle or a large fleet. Understanding these costs in advance, particularly hidden costs that you may not expect, will ensure you’re able to manage these costs more effectively and utilize your fleet…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 25, 2019 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Slip and Slide: How to Make Snow Driving Easier for Yourself

Driving always comes with some small amount of risk. No matter how careful or good of a driver you are, there is always a chance that you could get into an accident any time you get behind the wheel. Still, the risks are obviously greater when attempting to navigate snowy, slick or icy roads during winter. With this in mind, here are some simple ways that you can make winter driving easier…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 9, 2019 at 4:19pm — No Comments

5 Step Wellness Checkup for Your Family Car

Running a household is a lot easier when you have a running vehicle. Therefore, it is important that you take time to inspect it on a regular basis. Ideally, you will check for damage or leaks prior to starting it up in the morning. Furthermore, it should be inspected by a professional annually. 

Check the Tires

The tires on your family's vehicle should have adequate tread, and they should not be bulging or show signs of being cut or frayed. In addition, you…

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Added by Anica Oaks on December 26, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

3 Simple Car Repairs that Make a World of Difference

Your car provides an easy mode of transportation to quickly get you where you need to go. Over time, however, your car’s performance can begin to degrade, both in its basic function and in your experience while driving it. As with any object that sees frequent, heavy use, your car has certain components that can begin to degrade,…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on October 12, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

Vintage Cars: How to Take Care of That Big Crack in Your Windshield

Your vintage car is likely worth a lot of money, but it’s priceless to you. Don’t let a big crack in the windshield lower both your value and the actual value of the car.

Custom-Made Replacements

The chances are, you’ll have to have your replacement…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 13, 2018 at 11:44am — No Comments

Parts Sales: Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

At one point in time or another, we’ve all heard someone in our lives tell inform us that money doesn’t grow on trees. And they would be right. Technically.

 

The facts are, however, that the phrase started because sometimes there is money…

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Added by Todd Smith on September 13, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

4 Common Parts that Need Replacement on Nissans

Every car on the road has its problems. Every brand also tends to have specific issues that plague its cars. If you own a Nissan, there are a few problems that are more likely to occur due to the way that Nissan manufactures its vehicles and the materials that it uses. Below are…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 6, 2018 at 11:52am — No Comments

Safe Travels: 3 Preventable Car Problems that Ruin Vacations

Part of the fun of vacations is getting to enjoy all the beautiful and unusual sights along the way. The key to all this sightseeing, though, is that your car operates flawlessly for the duration of your trip. If something major breaks, you could end up with a big headache instead of the incredible…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on July 18, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Garage Keepers: How to Run a Successful Auto Repair Shop

As long as there are cars, there will be a need for mechanics.

Repair shops are a must to keep people commuting happily. Unfortunately, there are shops out there that are untrustworthy and unprofessional. If you want to open one of your own, it’s crucial…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 10, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Vintage Cars: How to Update and Restore Them to Their Former Glory

Driving a vintage car is a great way to get people to look at your ride while you are driving down the street. It is also great fun to participate in car shows and other vintage car events. Here are some ways that you can update and restore a vintage…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 6, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Trucker Dudes: How to Make Sure Your Truck is Properly Outfitted with the Right Tires

Making sure the right tires are on your truck can benefit you in a number of ways. The first is safety- the wrong tires can lead to blowouts, spinouts, and accidents. Not to mention the problems your truck will have off-road with the wrong tires.…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 28, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

How to Perform Regular Maintenance Service on Your Foreign Car

Maintenance work is a crucial responsibility regardless of the exact type of vehicle you own. It doesn’t matter if you own a sleek foreign car, a spacious used sedan or anything else. Routine upkeep service should be among your top priorities as an owner. If you own a foreign…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 5, 2018 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Roadside Assistance: 5 Steps to Take in an Auto Breakdown

Over 30 million people have their cars break down while driving them in the United States annually. While it can be very frustrating, it can also be extremely dangerous if you do not take the right steps after your car breaks down. Here are five steps that you will want to…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 21, 2018 at 11:21am — No Comments

Men and Trucks: The Best Practices to Repair Your Truck After a Smashing Accident

After getting in an accident the last thing you want to do is deal with paperwork to get your truck repaired. However, when life hands you lemons...you know how the saying goes.

Most people have a ton of questions after a car accident and need help navigating the complex system of insurance…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 18, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How to Maintain the Gearbox and Driveline in Your Family Car

You may not give much thought to your car until it starts to have problems. Repairs can be costly and troublesome. Here are some of the ways that you can maintain the gearbox and driveline in your car.

Practice Safe Driving

Depending on the type of vehicle that…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on May 17, 2018 at 9:25am — No Comments

Hot Rods: The 5 Best Ways to Restore Your Old Classic Car

Restoring an old car is a labor of love. This isn’t a project that you should embark on if you just want to make a quick buck. You’ll likely put more money and time into it than you’ll ever get out. Here are some of the best ways to restore your old classic…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 1, 2018 at 2:01pm — No Comments

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