Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I have my brakes inspected?
Every six months, if you can.

Is it necessary to check brake fluid?
Brake fluid keeps the brakes functioning properly. Any loss of this fluid putsW extra pressure on the hydraulic system, which can lead to additional wear and tear and a breakdown of the system.

How often should I get my oil changed?
Typically, you should change your oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, depending on your car’s specifications.

When should I change my headlamps?
If your headlights are considerable dimmer than they once were, or you notice that its flickering, it is probably time to change the bulbs out.

What types of headlights are good for winter driving?
The headlights your car is equipped with are good enough, but it is recommended you have your headlights polished right before the winter.

When should I check or replace my tires?
It varies from brand to brand, but your should always check your tires for wear at least once a year. Typically, you will want to have your tires rotated every other oil change, or every 6,000 to 10,000 miles.

How do I tell if my tires have enough tread?
The tread should be at least 1/16″ thick. A way to test this is to insert a penny into the tread with Lincoln’s head facing down. If you can see all of Lincoln’s head, it is time to change your tires, ASAP.

When should I get my vehicle’s wheel alignment checked?
Roughly every 30,000 miles. Without proper alignment, the vehicle might handle poorly and also shorten the life of your tires.

When should I replace my windshield wiper blades?
Typically, the best time to swap out blades is at the beginning of summer and the beginning of winter. The rubber compound wiper blades are made out of have a tendency to expand and contract, depending on the weather, and this can lead to warping or disintegration.

What services do you offer?
We offer a variety of services, including A/C repair, NYS inspections, Engine Diagnostics, and Tire Sales. A full list of our services can be found here.