Category: Car Maintenance

Car Maintenance Tips For Winter Season

January 22nd, 2019 by

When temperatures drop and frosting, rain and snow take over, the road becomes a more dangerous place and your vehicle requires a little extra care in order to function its best. By paying close attention to what your vehicle is telling you and following these car maintenance tips for winter season, you’ll be able to

Signs Your Brakes Are Defective

October 10th, 2018 by

Your car’s brakes are one of the most important components when it comes to safety. You want your brakes to work at top capacity at all times in order to avoid accidents. That’s why you should be aware of any of the warning signs of brake problems. Servicing your brakes is one of those routine

Tires. They keep us moving.

June 26th, 2018 by

  Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle and often we wait too late to check them.  Tire maintenance is something you should factor in just like your oil changes.  Tires sometimes can lose air pressure due to temperature or road conditions.  When the air pressure in your tire drops your

To A/C or not to A/C…that is the question….

June 21st, 2018 by

  Your Air Conditioning in your car may be something that you haven’t thought about for quite a few months with our extended winter.  Now, the heat is cranking up, overnight it seems, and you don’t want to be uncomfortably warm and turn on the cool air………and nothing. At USA Automotive we offer a performance

The pollen is finally all gone…….or is it?

June 12th, 2018 by

  Even though our vehicles and us are no longer covered with pollen, your vehicle may still be bogged down by the build up in your filters.  Most every car has a cabin air filter that filters air from the outside in to the vehicle for the air you breathe and your car uses for

Answers to Frequently Asked Auto Repair Questions

June 30th, 2015 by

USA Automotive is excited to celebrate our 32nd birthday! We are honored to have been able to provide quality and reliable auto repair services in Raleigh since we first opened on July 1, 1986. 32 Years of Outstanding Automotive Services in Raleigh, NC   Our goal has always been to keep Raleigh’s vehicles safe and

What Pollen Season Means for Your Car

March 30th, 2015 by

If you’ve lived in the Carolinas for at least a year, you’ve encountered the springtime pollen season. And if you’ve been here for awhile, you’ve learned how to deal with it. Not like we have a choice in the matter. But in the midst of all your sneeze attacks, watery eyes, and allergy medications, there’s

Answers to the 4 Most Frequently Asked Check Engine Light Questions

July 31st, 2014 by

At USA Automotive, we love answering our customers auto repair and maintenance questions! We believe automotive education is an important factor in building trust and maintaining safer automobiles. One of the most mysterious car parts it seems is the check engine light. Our expert mechanics get tons of questions about this helpful little dashboard light,

7 Reasons Why Cars Need “Preventative Maintenance” Services

May 27th, 2014 by

Manufacturers know that a properly maintained car will be more dependable, safer, last longer and increase your satisfaction with the product. But many car owners do not see the same value in getting regular preventative maintenance services performed on their vehicle. Car makers and owners have a responsibility to make sure emission controls receive regular