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  • Road tripping this summer?

    It’s certainly exciting to plan where to go on vacation. Even the time-consuming chore of packing and then double-checking that you’ve included all th ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Best kind of oil to use in the summer

    There’s a reason why your vehicle came with an owner’s manual – it’s jam-packed with vital information about your car, van or truck – and by following ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • Polish up on fine windshield scratches

    A car owner was recently scratching his head about little scratches on his windshield. He couldn’t ...
    July 21, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Rogue offers roomy interior with unique features

    Nissan’s newest iteration of its Rogue is mostly a classy looking and driving SUV, but some trade-offs may turn the discerning buyer elsewhere.
    July 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Keep your cool in the heat; maintain your car’s A/C

    Imagine commuting on a 90-plus degree day without air conditioning while slowly inching your way through bumper-to-bumper traffic.
    July 14, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Tips for your car’s AC in the summer

    How you first turn on your air conditioning when you enter your vehicle can make a difference in how quickly you become comfortable.
    July 12, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • Dashboard display

    When you’re the trusted, longtime owner of multiple auto repair shops - such as Douglas McAllister of Douglas Automotive - you’re certainly someone wh ...
    July 7, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Crystal Lake Central's Clint Billimack unconventional 2-sport athlete

    Clint Billimack, an incoming senior at Crystal Lake Central, is an unorthodox two-sport athlete. He is a goalie for the District 155 Predators hockey ...
    July 3, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Don’t give up on your car

    Even when it looks bleak, it doesn’t mean it’s time to give up on your vehicle. Certainly, that’s a ...
    June 28, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • McHenry County cruise night season an ideal way to celebrate summer

    On May 23, I attended McHenry’s first Green Street Cruise Night for 2016, and it was a blockbuster. Finally, after what seemed like a winter that woul ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:04 am
  • What happens if I use the wrong type of fuel for my vehicle?

    Unless you accidentally put diesel fuel in a vehicle that uses standard gasoline, or the other way around, you have nothing to worry about. Now, if yo ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Financing

    If you’re like most people, paying cash to purchase a new vehicle isn’t happening. Your options are ...
    June 17, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Restyled 2016 Equinox is on a roll

    Funny thing about the new Chevy Equinox. While it outsells most of the competition, the sleeper crossover steadily gains traction. With new styling an ...
    June 16, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Rising temperatures change tire pressure

    Drivers want to be safe on the roadways and achieving maximum handling, traction and durability is one of the ways that they can do it.
    June 14, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Don’t neglect your timing belt

    What’s an extremely good reason why you shouldn’t neglect your vehicle’s timing belt? It can destro ...
    June 6, 2016 - 10:05 am
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