Recalls Guide

I Have a Recall on My Vehicle. What do I do? Manufacturer recalls are becoming increasingly common. In fact, in 2015 there was an all-time high of 51 million vehicles recalled. This being so, you should expect that at some point during your ownership of a vehicle you will need to get recall work completed. And although a recall starts …

Cabin Air Filter Guide

Cabin Air Filter Maintenance While the majority of people are aware that the engine’s air filter needs to be changed, far fewer people consider changing the cabin air filter. But if you’re taking the proper steps to make sure the air going to your engine is clean, why not do the same for the air you’ll be breathing? The cabin …

Road Trip Checklist For Your Car

How Do I Get Ready for a Long Road trip? Getting behind the wheel and hitting the open road has always instilled a sense of freedom and adventure in us Americans. And although not all road trips are based on the notion of freeing yourself from the daily grind, who wants to focus on long journeys on the asphalt for …

How often do I need an oil change?

How often do I really need to change my oil?

The standard 3,000 mile parameter between oil changes is a thing of the past. However, changing the oil at the correct time is still one of the most important aspects of keeping your vehicle in good working order. As advancements in oil-based technologies continue to change the manner in which oil life is expended and measured, consumers have been left …

5 Must See Attractions at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show

A trip to the Chicago Auto Show can be a bit overwhelming. It’s an enormous expo of sights and sounds that can be a challenge to navigate and nearly impossible to see everything. CarAdvise is here to help ensure you don’t miss the must-see attractions. Here are 5 of our favorites… 1. Go Cubs Go! The celebration of the World …

8 Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Winter

Get ready for a new season of driving with a simpler car care experience Because Winter remains the natural enemy of the automobile, Autumn is the perfect time to prepare a car for the colder months ahead. But faulty brakes, tire blowouts, electrical problems all contribute to the 5 percent of motor vehicle accidents caused by car repair neglect in …