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April Showers: 9 Tips for Safe Spring Driving

While it’s true April showers bring the promise of beautiful May flowers, the often rainy Spring weather we “enjoy” in April can also create treacherous driving conditions.According to the Federal Highway Administration, there are more than 1.2 million weather-related vehicle crashes every year. The overwhelming majority of those crashes occur on wet pavement (73%) or … Continue reading April Showers: 9 Tips for Safe Spring Driving

Stay Safe! 17 Tips for Winter Driving and Vehicle Maintenance

Whether you’re headed over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house for the holidays or planning a family weekend on the ski slopes, ’tis the season for driving in snowy, icy and rainy conditions.To ensure you and your passengers enjoy a safe trip, we’re sharing 17 important winter driving and vehicle maintenance from our friends … Continue reading Stay Safe! 17 Tips for Winter Driving and Vehicle Maintenance

The Dexos Dilemma: What It Means to Your GM Vehicle

What is dexos oil? And why do I have to use it in my vehicle?Although it’s been six years since General Motors transitioned to its dexos oil specifications, there’s enough confusion and misinformation that we regularly receive questions from customers concerned about maintaining their vehicle warranties.Here’s the short answer to the dexos dilemma: If you own a 2011 or newer … Continue reading The Dexos Dilemma: What It Means to Your GM Vehicle

Don’t Top-Up Your Gas Tank! It’s Bad for Your Vehicle, and Your Wallet

Headed to the gas station? Don’t top-up your tank. It’s bad for your vehicle and your wallet.\n\nAccording to www.dailyfinance.com, “Once the pump automatically clicks off, you’re not getting much additional gas after. Instead, fuel is likely being diverted through the pump’s vapor recovery system and right back into the station’s tank. That means you’re paying … Continue reading Don’t Top-Up Your Gas Tank! It’s Bad for Your Vehicle, and Your Wallet

Intersection Throwdown: Which is More Efficient, a Four-Way Stop or Roundabout?

Which type of intersection is more efficient, a four-way stop or a roundabout? Mythbusters put it to the test. See the results on our Facebook page and tell us which system you prefer.

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  • The Dexos Dilemma: What It Means to Your GM Vehicle What is dexos oil? And why do I have to use it in my vehicle?Although it’s been six years since General Motors transitioned to its dexos oil specifications, there’s enough confusion and misinformation that we regularly receive questions… (55,233)
  • The Dangers of Driving with Low Oil Level We've seen a surprising number of vehicles arriving at our centers with low, or no, engine oil.\n\nIt's our mission to help drivers get the most out of their vehicles by ensuring those vehicles run better and… (4,236)
  • Our Name Has Changed; Our Trusted Service Remains the Same Your local Oil Can Henry’s service center is now a Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ location. Visit us and you'll see that our name has changed, but our trusted service remains the same: * The same… (1,486)
  • A Cooling Flush in Winter? Here’s Why It Makes Sense Here we are, smack dab in the middle of winter. So, why would your vehicle possibly need a Cooling System Flush now?\n\nThe Cooling System works year-round, in the cold and the heat, to keep the engine… (1,104)
  • 6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Vehicle Spring has sprung!That means it’s time to shake off the last remnants of winter and prepare for the warm, sunny days ahead by giving your vehicle a thorough cleaning and inspection.An exterior car wash is a great… (847)
  • Did You Resolve to Save Money? Oil Can Henry’s… We're three weeks into the New Year and, chances are, most of us have broken a New Year's resolution or two.In fact, research shows that just 9.2% of Americans feel they are successful in achieving… (492)
  • From Our Customers: Can’t Beat Good Customer Service Gresham, OR 5 out of 5 stars on Yelp. I've been going to this location since I first started driving. 9 out of 10 times great service! They check everything and it's an enjoyable yet… (492)
  • Henry’s Hints: Protecting Your Radiator Cold winter temperatures can be hard on your vehicle and the fluids, such as antifreeze/coolant, that help it operate.Antifreeze/coolant flows through your vehicle’s radiator and engine to protect against both freezing temperatures and engine heat.Over… (483)
  • Do Volkswagens and Toyotas Require Synthetic Oil to… \n\nMany Volkswagen and Toyota owners - particularly those with 2010 or newer vehicles - are confused as to the type of oil they must use to maintain their vehicles' warranties. Specifically, some don't understand why an oil… (425)
  • Get in Tune with Our Spark Plug Replacement Service Does your vehicle have more than 50,000 miles? Have you noticed a decrease in gas mileage or engine performance?\n\nIf you answered "yes" to either of these questions, it may be time to replace your spark plugs.\n\nWorn or… (333)

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