How to prevent the coronavirus in your vehicle
The current coronavirus pandemic is leaving a lot of people frightened for what it might mean going forward. Everything is closing down and life as we know it seems to be on hold. However, we all have a responsibility to help fight the invisible enemy, and we can do so by ensuring that we are taking proper precautions in regard to cleaning. Your vehicle is a great place for the coronavirus to spread, especially if you regularly have different people coming in and out. Take a look at what you can do to prevent the coronavirus in your vehicle! Read the rest of this entry
How much value does a new vehicle lose after one year?
Here at Dan’s Car World, we often stress the importance of looking at value when purchasing a car. It’s no secret that used cars will always cost less than the same make and model when it’s brand new. Have you heard the term that when you drive your new vehicle off the lot, it immediately loses value? That’s true, but just how much value will that new vehicle lose after just one year? Find out below! Read the rest of this entry
You may know by now that tire pressure is an important thing to keep tabs on for your vehicle. If you have too much or too little, you’ll sacrifice efficiency and performance, and can also speed up the wear and tear on your tires. To ensure you’re keeping the tires properly inflated, it’s important to check the tire pressure periodically to ensure you are at the right levels. In the video here on our blog, you’ll see how you can check the tire pressure on your own. It’s a relatively simple process. Take a look! Read the rest of this entry
Why do I need to have my wheels retorqued after getting new tires?
Think about the last time you got new wheels installed on your vehicle. Do you remember the mechanic telling you to come back and get the wheels retorqued in a day or two? We get it, this tip usually doesn’t come until right after you get the keys back and you’re ready to head out the door. You may not think it’s important to do, but getting the wheels retorqued after having new tires put on is important. Read the rest of this entry
Looking for a quick and easy way to save a few bucks? Consider learning how to change the oil in your vehicle yourself. Sure, oil changes are one of the less expensive automotive services, but they can add up over time when you factor in the labor costs. Believe it or not, you can change the oil yourself in less than five minutes if you play your cards right. Learn how to change the oil in your car below! Read the rest of this entry
When should I get a tire rotation?
Tire rotations are one of the many automotive services you’ll need done during the time you own your vehicle. Tire rotations, as the name suggests, consists of switching up the location of the tires on the vehicle. Usually, the front tires will be replaced by the rear tires, and vice versa. So when do you need a tire rotation, and is it entirely necessary? Read the rest of this entry
Should I get a full-size or a midsize pickup?
Owning a pickup has a lot of perks. The pickup driving community is a tight-knit one, and you may be familiar with the pride some drivers have in their pickups. Not only are they versatile for towing purposes, but they can also haul more stuff in the box than you could fit in a smaller SUV. There are typically two types of SUVs to choose from between full-size and midsize pickups. Which is right for you? Read the rest of this entry
Is it better to have a transmission with more gears?
If you pay attention to the new specs and features in newer vehicles, you’ve probably noticed the rise in popularity of automatic transmissions with more gears. In the old days, many vehicles came with 3 or 4-speed automatic transmissions. Today, it seems uncommon to see anything with less than 6 speeds. Some automakers are even making 10-speed transmissions. Are all these transmission gears really necessary, or is it better to have a transmission with more gears? Find out below! Read the rest of this entry
When should I replace my brake pads?
There are so many different automotive services to be attentive to, and one of those is the brake pads. Like any component of your vehicle, brake pads are not indestructible, and depending on your driving habits, they can run out of life real fast. Check out our blog to see when you should replace your brake pads! Read the rest of this entry
What’s the difference between conventional and synthetic motor oil?
As you may recall from the last time you had an oil change, they probably asked if you wanted regular motor oil or synthetic motor oil. What’s the difference? We get it; for the average driver, understanding every component of your vehicle is unrealistic, so it’s fine if you don’t understand the difference between the two. Learn more below! Read the rest of this entry