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Why is Your Tire Pressure Light Illuminated on Your Dash?

There are going to be times, no matter whether you are in Chicago or Canton, when your tire pressure light is going to come on and you're going to wonder why. The obvious answer is that your tire pressure is a bit low and this should always be the first thing you check.

If you have indeed checked that and found there not to be a problem, your next choice is that there might be something wrong with the sensor itself. If you have used something like "Fix a Flat" in the past, this might have done something. 

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Know Why Your Engine is Overheating

When you are driving through Canton, OH in the middle of the summer, you might have the rather annoying problem of your car overheating. Sometimes this is an issue that is hard to avoid, especially when you are doing quite a bit of driving on a really hot day. Other times, the problem is something that is hinting at your car about to fail. If your coolant system is having a problem, you are going to find out that your car is overheating far too often.

You are going to want to talk to us at Kempthorn Motors in order…

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Know Why Your Engine is Overheating

When you are driving through Canton, OH in the middle of the summer, you might have the rather annoying problem of your car overheating. Sometimes this is an issue that is hard to avoid, especially when you are doing quite a bit of driving on a really hot day. Other times, the problem is something that is hinting at your car about to fail. If your coolant system is having a problem, you are going to find out that your car is overheating far too often.

You are going to want to talk to us at Kempthorn Motors in order…

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Choose Customized Motor Oil for Your Engine

The truth is most engines are different, even if they are the same car model, as long as they have been on the road. Being able to use customized motor oil is one of the best ways to ensure your engine gets the best lubrication regardless of different weather conditions.

Taking into consideration the different needs of your car and how it was manufactured helps a lot when developing customized motor oils. However, it is important to ensure that these oils passed the energy conserving test as well as other API standards as required by law. 

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Reasons to Buy Auto Parts From the Dealership

Sometimes people base a belief on a false premise, making their belief false because the foundation is false. Such an example comes out of the debate of whether or not dealership parts are too expensive, leaving many people with the incorrect notion that it is better to get parts from a discount auto store to save money.

Brand name dealerships and manufacturers spend a great deal of time and money to train their technicians to work on their brand and nothing else. It would be safe to say that the brand name technical is the best in the world at…

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Why Slow Down and Move Over Laws are so Important

There is a good chance that many drivers out there will unintentionally disregard a very serious traffic law without even realizing the law exists. Almost every state has implemented a 'Slow Down & Move Over' law that is intended to protect emergency and other roadside workers during their line of duty.

According to estimates from the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition, over 200 roadside workers will lose their lives. 

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Go Longer Between Oil Changes in Modern Cars

You've probably heard at some point that you need to get your vehicle's oil changed every 3,000 miles. That is no longer true -- if it ever was. Today's automobiles can go a lot longer without an oil change, and there are a couple of reasons why.

Engine technology is one reason you can put off your oil change for longer. Today's engines are much more efficient and don't run as hot, which means they use less oil. Another reason why you need oil changes less frequently is the oil itself. Today's oils are…

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Keep Your Food in Place This Holiday Season

If you find yourself traveling with food for the holidays, be sure that it stays in place when you drive. You should pack food in containers that have tight-fitting lids and secure containers in your car. What are some extra food transport tips?

You can secure food with seatbelts or wedge food containers in between luggage so that it doesn't shift or topple over when you drive. 

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