Kid Friendly Snacks to Help You Survive the Next Road Trip

Posted on: April 12, 2018

You’ve had your pre-trip vehicle inspection at a local shop like Action Gator Tire, and the bags are all packed. Now it’s time to plan how to keep your kiddos happy with healthy and car-friendly snacks. The first thing you’re going to want to consider is storage and delivery methods. You can save lots of time and unscheduled stops by making age-appropriate snacks reachable and Read More »

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What To Do When Your Check Engine Light Is On

Posted on: February 26, 2018

Many vehicle owners groan or panic when they see the dreaded check engine light light up. This is often because there’s no apparent reason for what’s wrong. But don’t panic just yet. A check engine light or service engine soon notification is often the result of something simple and easy to fix. Chances are, it’s because of your onboard diagnostic system. This is a computer Read More »

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Can Using Premium Gas Really Save You Money?

Posted on: February 17, 2018

Purchasing gasoline is a necessary evil for the average citizen. Unfortunately, oil companies don’t always make things simple for motorists when it comes to picking which gas to use. There are also rumors and misinformation out there that claim that using a higher octane gasoline like mid-grade or premium can save you money by making your engine run more efficiently. These claims are both true Read More »

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Important Things to Understand About Your Radiator

Posted on: February 8, 2018

There are all kinds of radiators, but the most common is probably the one inside your car. Your vehicle’s radiator is a crucial part of keeping your car running smoothly and safely. The main purpose of the radiator is to keep your car’s engine cool while it is operating even in the extreme temperatures under the hood. Without the radiator, your car would quickly overheat Read More »

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Vehicle Isn’t Riding Smooth

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Everyone enjoys a smooth ride on the highway. And you always notice when your vehicle isn’t driving as well as it should. There are plenty of reasons why your vehicle’s ride could be rough or bumpy. Diagnosing why you’re having a rough ride can be difficult. We put together this list of helpful tips to set you on your way to getting the smooth ride Read More »

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Car Battery?

Posted on: January 15, 2018

A dead battery can be a big problem. Don’t find yourself stranded. Action Gator Tire put together these tips and tricks to make sure you get the most of your battery. Day to Day Car Battery Care When using a battery, it’s important to make sure you check it regularly for signs of corrosion or other warning signs of a bad battery. Warning signs include: Read More »

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How to Know When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

Posted on: January 4, 2018

It’s hard enough driving in the rain, sleet, and snow. If you have to peek through a small gap in the windshield and you’ve got the wiper blades at full speed in a light shower, then you’re making life harder than it needs to be By that point, it’s pretty obvious you need to replace your wiper blades, but you don’t need to let it Read More »

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What is the Wobble?

Posted on: December 28, 2017

A Step by Step Guide to Identify the Wobble and What’s Causing It There are many potential causes for a shaking or wobbling sound when driving a car. From the transmission to the tires, virtually any mechanism on your automobile that rotates or absorbs shock can be the wobble culprit. It is important to understand how to properly identify the cause of the wobbling sound. Read More »

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Caring for Your Car

Caring for Your Car

Posted on: December 18, 2017

A Routine Maintenance Guide Buying and maintaining a vehicle is an important investment that you and your family undoubtedly rely on. Many factors will influence the type and frequency of services your vehicle requires in order for it to live a long, healthy life. Certain engines require longer or shorter periods or miles between a required maintenance routine. That’s why it’s very important to familiarize Read More »

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5 Ways to Know When to Repair and When to Sell

5 Ways to Know When to Repair and When to Sell

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Everyone has been in the position where it starts to cost more to repair their vehicle. It can be hard to admit when it’s too much. However, there’s a time when it’s best to move on from your car. Still, it’s tough to let go. It can be difficult to tell the difference between worthwhile repairs, and a money sink. We want to help you Read More »

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