Did you know that most of the cars driving around Winona, MN, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Winona area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the last...
Posted in Dashboard
on November 29, 2020
There was a man in the Winona area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local MN highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in Winona,...
Posted in Steering
on November 22, 2020
Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Winona drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on November 15, 2020
Hello MN! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have t...
Posted in Fluids
on November 08, 2020
You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes. They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and literally punch holes in the road. And when your vehicle hits one of those holes that's big enough, the...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on November 01, 2020