Hogan & Sons Tire and Auto Blog
- How Do I Choose the Best Tires for My Car?
- Do I Need to Replace My Timing Belt?
- When Should I Get My Oil Change?
- Why You Should Care - The Importance of Tire Speed Ratings
- How Do I Check My Transmission Fluid?
- Why is My Car Leaking Oil?
- Why is Virginia for Lovers?
- Keep Your Automatic Transmission Working for You
- How Often Should I Replace My Air Filter or Oil Filter?
- My Check Engine Light Came On. Now What?
- What Do I Do When I Don’t Pass My State Emission Test?
- Why Won’t My Battery Hold a Charge?
- Signs You Need to Get Your Brakes Checked
- Do I Need Professional Auto Repair Services?
- Driving in the Rain Safety Tips
- How Do I Know When I Need New Brake Pads?
- Dashboard Light Icons Explained
- What is the True Cost of Not Maintaining my Car?
- Do I Need to Rebuild My Engine?
- Do I Really Need to Change My Oil Every 3000 Miles?
- Does My Car Need a Cooling System or Radiator Flush?
- Does The Diagnostics Code Tell Me What's Wrong With My Car?
- Toyota Recalls 6.5 Million Vehicles
- 5 Signs Your Engine Oil Needs a Change
- Pollinator Habitat Program Grows Across Virginia
- October is Fall Car Care Month: Keep Your Car Running Smoothly with These 10 Tips
- How Do I Make My Tires Last 10 Years?
- Volkswagen is Being Engulfed by a Growing Crisis Over Its Attempt to Make Millions of Diesel Cars Appear Cleaner Than They Are
- Stephen Harper Pledges $1 Billion to Auto Industry
- What Is The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
How Much Should I Spend Each Year to Maintain My Car?
December 1st, 2016
Buying a car is just the first part of the financial equation. Going forward, you have to think about the maintenance cost. Without proper planning, you might find that monthly maintenance costs combined with car payments have become too much of a burden.
Why Is Getting an Engine Diagnostics Important?
November 16th, 2016
Four Ways to Prepare for a Thanksgiving Road Trip
November 10th, 2016
Updated: February 22nd, 2017
Sterling, Virginia - The weather's cooling and bears are heading for their comfy hibernation caves. But not us; we're gearing up for the busiest travel days of the year: Thanksgiving weekend. And that means it's time to get your car ready for colder weather and more miles on the odometer. Whether you're headed south for the sun or through the back roads to grandma's house, there are a few things you can do before you pack up the car to keep your focus on the journey ahead. A little preparation now can save you lots of time and money later, keep you off the side of the road and help you avoid unknown auto shops.