Automotive Tips from Lucas Auto Care: Signs of an Alignment Problem

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Houston drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole,

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Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Houston, TX

No matter how well they’re made, vehicles in Houston, TX will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Houston, TX, they require the to issue a recall notice and fix the car free of

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Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Houston

Night driving in Houston is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night – much of that simply because it’s dark outside. Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what

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It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Lucas Auto Care

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Houston and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I’ve gotta tell ‘ya, most of that’s because of technological advances in transmissions. To get

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Automotive Tips from Lucas Auto Care: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Houston drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Lucas Auto Care can help maintain your battery. Allowing your

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How Does Lucas Auto Care Know What to Recommend?

When you drop your vehicle off at Lucas Auto Care in Houston, they don’t just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Lucas Auto Care professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Houston service

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Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Houston Drivers

When people in Houston talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn’t the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around TX? Yet we often don’t even notice our windshields

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Automotive Tips from Lucas Auto Care: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving

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The Lucas Auto Care Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Lucas Auto Care in Houston, and TX car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Houston drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks. And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is

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Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Houston driver’s perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago

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