So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Top Lube Center tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that "severe service" schedule and see some of the following:1. Most of your trips around...
Posted in Service Intervals
on August 28, 2016
Let's talk about something critical for all Commerce drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle weighs several thousand pounds and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disk brakes work:...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on August 23, 2016
Commerce residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium t...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 14, 2016
When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Top Lube Center for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) righ...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 09, 2016