Houston Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Houston driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Houston residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or

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Diesel Maintenance for TX

At Lucas Auto Care we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV’s. But our TX friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know

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Relax When the Wind Blows in TX: Winter Car Prep for Houston Drivers

When autumn comes around in Houston, leaves fall, nights get longer and there’s a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It’s also time for Houston drivers to winterize their vehicles. Here

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Straight and True in Houston: Wheel Alignment

Most Houston folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance

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Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Lucas Auto Care

Hello Houston! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960’s? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in TX vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regulate

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