Drive with Care: The First Rain Can Make for Slippery Roads

Many communities will soon receive their first measurable rainfall after months of dry weather, a situation that often leads to an increase in auto accidents.\n\nAs Joseph Rose, The Oregonian‘s commuting reporter, recently explained, “During long periods of dry weather, oils and other fluids from automobiles dry and build up on roads. The so-called ‘first wet’ is … Continue reading Drive with Care: The First Rain Can Make for Slippery Roads

The Rain is Coming. It’s Time to Check Your Wiper Blades.

Summer’s in the rearview mirror and the rainy days of Fall are upon us. So, now is a good time to check your vehicle’s windshield wipers and replace blades that are hard, inflexible and/or cracked.\n\nAccording to VehicleMD magazine, “the majority of wiper blades are constructed with a rubber wiping element, which provides optimum friction to clear glass of water.” Rubber is a … Continue reading The Rain is Coming. It’s Time to Check Your Wiper Blades.

Oil Can Henry’s Employees Praised as Heroes for Quick Response to Fire

When they went to work at Oil Can Henry’s in Silverton, Ore., last Friday, Brian Baumann, Randy Tucker and Aaron Woods didn’t expect to end the day as heroes. But that’s exactly what happened as the trio acted quickly to help contain an apartment fire across the street from their service center. In the process, … Continue reading Oil Can Henry’s Employees Praised as Heroes for Quick Response to Fire

Honda Recalling 2002-2006 CR-V for Fire Risk

Honda is recalling certain model year 2002 – 2006 CR-V vehicles. In announcing the recall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) noted that the “driver-side power window switch may fail or melt.”\n\nAccording to BloombergBusinessweek, “Honda said rain or other liquids could enter through a driver’s open window and damage the master power switch on … Continue reading Honda Recalling 2002-2006 CR-V for Fire Risk

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  • 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… (1,204)
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