The Car Doctor’s Auto Tips

General Auto Tips

Gas-Saving Tips for Your Auto

If you are looking to save more money at the pump, check out these gas saving tips from the pros at the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

It's Easy Being "Green"

Motorists can do their part to help the environment by practicing a few ‘earth-friendly’ car care habits, note the experts at the non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). But it all comes down to timely vehicle maintenance and non-aggressive driving.

Safety Tips: Jump Starting a Car

While most people think they know how to use jumper cables on a car’s battery, you’d be amazed how many people do it the wrong and more dangerous way. Follow these suggestions from the U.S. Navy to get your car back on the road safely and efficiently.

Auto Repair Tips

Choosing the Right Repair Shop

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the non-profit organization that tests and certifies the competence of individual automotive repair technicians, provides some great information on how to find a quality automotive repair shop. Whether you are new in town or you are just looking for a new shop, the experts at ASE offer some guidelines to help take some of the anxiety out of your search:

Ten Tips for SUV Owners

Whether or not they’re the right vehicle for you, SUVs last longer, operate more efficiently, and command a higher resale value when they are properly maintained and serviced. For those too busy or too overwhelmed by modern vehicles to perform their own maintenance, the pros at the non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) offer some advice on choosing a repair establishment:

Holiday Car Safety Tips

Don’t let your automotive troubles ruin all the fun of the Holidays for you and your family this season! Your friends at Schweitzer’s Automotive Center provide you with the following tips from the automotive professionals at the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Don’t get left out in the cold! Follow these handy tips to stay safe and sound this Holiday season.

Car Buying

Tips for Buying a Used Car

The Better Business Bureau suggests, “If you have reservations about the car, don’t buy it. If everything you and the salesperson worked out isn’t included in the contract, don’t sign it. And when considering a used car, take it to your own mechanic.”

Flood Vehicle Database

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) gathers and stores information regarding vehicles and watercraft affected by hurricanes and other weather related phenomena. To search through the NICB database, visit and enter your vehicle’s VIN number.

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