Ironclad Car Advice with Peyton Knight

August 10, 2018

Campus life is about to start in a few short weeks.  While you may be thinking books, laptops and meal plans, don’t forget about scheduling the “family moving van” for some timely service. Whether your college destination is 40 or 400 miles away, an oil change or new tires should be considered ...

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Many customers ask my advice for ways to add more years of life to their vehicles. Here are a few pointers from my 35 years of experience in the auto repair industry, as well as some tips to keep you safer on the road.   1.    Pull Through a Parking Spot.  Pull through to the other side of a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - We are again about to be walloped by a snowstorm. These words, first written at the beginning of winter, need to be reiterated: Many parents with a new driver at home will see the storm approaching and instinctively decide to not allow their kids to get behind the wheel until the ...

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You know it’s coming: That first frigid morning when you discover your car is covered in ice. Old Man Winter has reared his ugly head once again to wreak havoc on your car and your ride to work.  Well, I’ve got one thing to say about that: Let’s be ready for him this year! Owning a repair ...

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It’s that time of year for squealing and screeching sounds. But if they are coming from your vehicle, don’t be afraid – just get your car to a certified mechanic. Are Your Brakes Screeching? Nothing makes your skin crawl like that sharp screeching sound emitted from worn-out brakes. Brakes ...

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I’m concerned.  After 30 years of repairing and maintaining cars, I’m seeing a disturbing trend: Too many people are waiting too long to change their oil.  Manufacturers are lulling the driving public into thinking their cars are practically maintenance free; that synthetic oil barely needs ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - How many times do you find yourself making that uneasy decision to buy a used car? Wouldn’t the process be so much easier if you had a friend who happened to be a mechanic by your side?  Well in a way you do. I’ve been in the auto repair business for over 30 years and I always ...

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Spring is the perfect time to refresh and renew your vehicle.  As the winter weather ends here are a few car care tips that can make that long awaited spring drive much more enjoyable. Wash the car.  Your car has been conquering salty roads and potholed terrain, so a driveway washing just isn’t ...

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