Why a Car's Engine Will Overheat

If you notice that your engine is starting to overheat, it is critical that you diagnose the cause of the issue immediately. An exception may be if you are driving on an extremely hot day. In such a scenario, the engine will likely cool off a few minutes or hours after you turn the vehicle off.

In most cases, a hot engine is caused by a lack of coolant or a lack of clean motor oil. A puddle of brown liquid underneath your vehicle is a common sign of a coolant or motor oil leak.

As a general rule, oil…

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Why buy a hatchback?

You may be shocked to learn that the present hatchback cars offer plenty of benefits. So, if you’re torn between buying a sedan and hatchback, here are top reasons why you need to buy a hatchback vehicle:

  • Space, space, and space - buying a hatchback assures you plenty of cargo space. Yes, with a small hatchback, you’ll get more space for your cargo than what you get from a standard sedan.
  • Ideal headroom for the rear passengers - a hatchback gives you a slightly higher roofline than a sedan, making it easy for you to store large items with ease…
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Driving Safe on Wintry Roads and Correcting a Sliding Vehicle

A safe speed to be driving in the winter is about 45 miles per hour. If the roads are incredibly icy and slick, you may feel like you want to reduce your speed even more. If your vehicle starts to slide out of control, take these steps to quickly fix the situation.

  • Don't hit the brakes when you feel your vehicle slide. This would only make your vehicle spin out of control worse.
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Be Prepared for Cold Weather Emergences with a Winter Survival Kit

Here at BRENNER CAR CREDIT we want drivers in Mifflintown to be prepared for the winter months. It is in the best interest of every driver to pack a winter survival kit when driving in cold temperatures. Here are a few things that you should include in your own kit.

One of the worst things any driver can face is being stranded in cold weather. Your winter survival kit should include a blanket, extra clothing, mittens, and a warm hat. These are a requirement if you need to walk a short distance for help. You also have to be prepared…

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How you can replace a flat tire right away

If you find yourself with a flat tire, you can panic if you don't know what to do. The good news is that it's really easy to replace your flat tire. Here is a step by step look on how to get started.

The first step is to make sure that you can get to a safe location to replace the flat tire. Be sure to pull over to an area that is far enough away from the regular traffic. When you are in a safe place, then you can exit the vehicle. Be sure to put on…

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Things You Should Know About Car Wax

Every driver wants to have a vehicle that looks great. Brenner Car Credit wants you to know that car wax can help protect your cars finish. Here is some important information about car wax that you might not know.

Car wax is usually made from natural waxes that are found in species of palm like carnauba. The wax is firm, but it softens as it is applied to your car. It can also contain solvents and oils that enhance the protective qualities of the wax. There are also synthetic waxes made today which are derived from artificial sources.

 

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Are Repairs Possible for Your Windshield Chip?

Driving around Mifflintown can certainly lead to damaged windshields, but its important to look at the size of your windshields damage. Some blemishes are chips instead of cracks. A chip fills up to a one-inch-diameter area on your windshield. Most chips can be repaired. Those that rest near your windshields border will force you to book a replacement appointment before your vehicle will pass inspection.

Your windshields crack may not require replacement of the windshield. We commonly see cracked glass at

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The Benefits of Apple CarPlay

If your new vehicle from Brenner Car Credit comes with Apple CarPlay as one of its features, then you're in luck. Apple CarPlay provides you with a safe and simple way to pair your smart device to your vehicle so you can control a number of apps and features using your vehicle.

Apple CarPlay works with all iPhones and iPads that are version 5.0 or newer. It's very simple to hook your device to your vehicle, and you'll be navigating through all the different benefits in no time. If you want to use your device for…

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