Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything With a Trip Inspection at NAPA’s Premier Service Center

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation for us Marietta car owners then ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by getting an automotive analysis at NAPA’s Premier Service Center in Marietta. After all, you wouldn’t travel without clean socks, why ask your vehicle to travel with a load of detrimental dirty oil? The first step in a trip inspection […] Read more »

Fall and Spring Checkup In Marietta

When I was a kid in Marietta, 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 NAPA’s Premier Service Center for my checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don’t need seasonal service. My friend is (technically) right about some things, but from a practical standpoint, a seasonal check up still makes sense. Back when my dad was teaching me about how to take care of the family car or suv, most cars used a different […] Read more »

Why People In Marietta Hesitate to Get their Vehicle Serviced

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Marietta Georgia roads have one or more service or repair that’s needed, but hasn’t been taken care of. Now that’s a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in the U.S. alone. Some of the neglected items are minor. Others are serious safety concerns. There are several reasons why we hesitate to take care of recommended services; especially services that our Marietta Georgia automotive advisor recommends when we’re in for something else, like an oil change. The first issue boils down to […] Read more »

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service At NAPA’s Premier Service Center In Marietta

Most Georgia motorists know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning system can extend its life and prevent costly repair bills. Why is it vital for Marietta car owners to get routine maintenance on their air conditioning system? First, the refrigerant contains an added lubricant. As the refrigerant circulates through the air conditioning system, its parts are lubricated. This constant lubrication keeps the parts functioning well. […] Read more »

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement In Marietta

About 90% of our driving decisions in Marietta are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely essential. Most Marietta auto owners have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our car or suv windshield is just dirty. In fact, it’s estimated that 46,000,000 drivers across the nation are driving with wipers that can’t adequately clear their windshield in a storm. It seems like our wiper blades are always at their worst when we Marietta car owners need them the most. If […] Read more »

Drive Train Service in Marietta at NAPA’s Premier Service Center

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the important components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance your driveshaft needs will also differ by what type of vehicle you drive. Let’s start with front-wheel drive. In this vehicle, the transmission and the differential are combined in one component, known as the transaxle. The transaxle is connected to two half-shafts (axles), which are then connected to the wheels with a constant velocity (or CV) […] Read more »

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe On Georgia Roads?

Here’s a travel tip that’ll I’ll bet you didn’t know, and, it might keep you safer… The average American commuter in Georgia spends two and a half hours daily in their car. The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.) So what does this have to do with how your car smells while you’re driving around Georgia? Well, which scent did you think makes drivers more alert? Is it: A. Strawberry B. New Car C. Pine D. Warm Vanilla Breeze […] Read more »