April is National #CarCare Month, is Your Car Ready?

Winter can be tough on vehicles- especially when you live in the upper Midwest. Make sure to reward your car for surviving the long, harsh winter by celebrating National #CarCare month! Below are some tips for caring for you vehicle. Check the Battery Your...

Beat the Rush this Labor Day at Jiffy Lube

Are you celebrating the end of summer with one last summer road trip?  Make sure your vehicle is ready to hit the road and treat your pocketbook with great new deals from Jiffy Lube! Just make sure to come in early in order...

What to do if Your Car Overheats

When the weather is hot, cars are more susceptible to overheating. Of course, this is less common in newer cars, but it is always best to be prepared for the worst. If your car overheats, there are a few things you can do to try and relieve your...

How to Survive a Family Road Trip

Family road trips are a great opportunity to spend quality time with your family. However, when you are not prepared and ready to have fun, road trips can easily take a turn for the worse. By following these simple tips, you and your family will...

Five Areas of Focus For Hot Weather Driving

It is no secret that extremely hot and cold weather can be hard on your vehicle. However, most people don’t know simple tips and tricks they can do to protect their car from the damaging effects of driving in hot weather climates. Below...

Dangers of Leaving Children and Pets in Vehicles

Now that summer is finally here, we need to pay attention to the dangers that come along with the hot weather. When running errands, parents need to be cautious about leaving children and pets alone in parked cars. Within three minutes of parking, a...

Driving Tips for New Drivers

Turning 16 and getting a driver’s license is an exciting time in a teenager’s life. However, the freedom that comes along with this excitement is not to be taken lightly. The responsibility that comes along with operating a vehicle is...

Preparing Your Vehicle for Summer Driving

Everyone in the Midwest knows how important it is to prepare your vehicle for winter driving. However, preparing your vehicle for summer driving is just as important. Following these tips will ensure that your vehicle runs smoothly and...

Preparing Your Vehicle for a Family Vacation

Making sure your car is ready for a family road trip is one of the most important steps in preparing for a vacation. Whenever you plan on using your vehicle for extended periods of time you should confirm that the vehicle is good to go. Breaking...

What does the Jiffy Lube sticker mean?

Lately, people have been asking for more information about the Jiffy Lube reminder sticker. We’re talking about the sticker a service technician places on the inside of your windshield immediately after an oil change at Jiffy Lube. Of...

Is Your Vehicle Ready to Tow Your Toys

Now that the ice is FINALLY off the lakes, it is now officially boating season! Before you grab your sunscreen and fishing gear, first you must make sure your vehicle is prepared for towing that heavy boat. The toll of towing a boat on your...

Mother’s Day, Graduations: Find the Perfect Gift this Spring

Are you looking for a last minute gift idea for Mother’s Day? What about the graduates on your list? Your mother doesn’t need another knit sweater, and I guarantee your graduate already has received more towels than they would ever need for their dorm...

Planning Ahead: How to Save on Gas before Summer Trips

As we are reintroduced to the summer sun we begin to think of all of the trips we would love to take over this season, whether it be to a lake in Minnesota or somewhere down south. However, fuel costs can be a deciding factor in this equation. Don’t let fuel...

Why You Should Recycle Used Motor Oil

You may get frequent oil changes and maybe know how to check your oil, but do you know what to do with your used motor oil when you change it yourself? Or that Jiffy Lube will take it and recycle it for you? This service exists because it is the right thing to do...

Fargo’s Spring Flood and How it Affects Your Vehicle

Fargo’s flood season has arrived, meaning that temperatures and the Red River will both begin to rise and the huge snow piles in parking lots will begin to melt. When driving in these conditions you will want to be on the lookout for the all of the water on...

Avoid a Ticket and Much More with Light Replacements

With all of the gadgets and gizmos that come along with a vehicle it can be easy to forget to have everything double checked by a professional. One of the many things that people forget to have checked are their vehicle’s lights, such as the license plate...

What an Air Filter Does and Why It Should be Replaced

A clean engine air filter is just as important as clean oil.  Your engine air filter is a key component to keeping your vehicle in overall tip-top shape. However, keeping a dirty air filter in your car can cause your vehicle to lose efficiency so it needs to...

Tips on How to Get the Most Out of Your Gas Tank & Save on Fuel Costs

Driving is a huge privilege that we used to take advantage of but now, because of fuel cost increases, driving is becoming more and more of luxury. Long car travels are set aside, people decide to stop driving and gas prices get in the way of life in many other...

The Type of Climate You Live In Can Affect Your Car Care

Dealing with extreme weather elements is nothing new to Midwesterners, especially here in Fargo, ND, where we were voted “America’s Toughest Weather City” by The Weather Channel in 2011. However, these weather elements can lead to severe...

Things to Watch For: Is Your Auto Service Provider Being Totally Honest?

Unfortunately, many people are constantly scammed by their auto service providers. This is easy for mechanics to do as cars are very complex and not everyone is knowledgeable of them.  Customers hand their car over to specialists trusting...

The Importance of Fixing Windshield Chips Before They Crack

Windshield chips are a minor inconvenience that can quickly turn into a major problem. Fixing windshield chips as soon as they occur could save you time and money in the long-run. For more information on fixing windshield chips, see below: Chips turn to...

Why Do I Need To Rotate My Tires

Rotating the tires on your car is one of the easiest ways to keep up your vehicle and one of the most ignored. Tire rotation can help maximize the life of your vehicle’s tires while also contributing to a safer, smoother and more...

Winter Driving Advice from Midwest Drivers

As a driver in the Upper-Midwest, you have to be prepared for winter conditions. After asking a few locals about what winter driving lessons they value most, I decided to compile a list of some common driving lessons and why they are...