Brakes should last anywhere between 25,000 and 50,000 miles depending on the quality of the car (and the quality of your driving), but even Mercedes and BMW cars need their brakes changed once they start to wear thin. However, that doesn’t mean every Mercedes repair is as simple as changing brake pads. And, unfortunately, not … Continue reading How to Identify a Qualified Luxury Car Repair Shop in Your Area
People avoid routine car service to save money, but ironically vehicle neglect costs the economy more than $2 billion every year. Yes, auto repair can be a headache, but by being proactive and taking your car in for its scheduled maintenance checks with auto repair experts, you can avoid larger expenses a few miles down … Continue reading Three Signs Your Car Needs an Oil Change
Summer has arrived here in Chicago, and with summer comes hot, sunny days that have most people reaching for their car’s air conditioning controls. Every year, though, a certain number of people in the Arlington Heights area switch on their car’s AC for the first time, only to find that they’re not able to cool … Continue reading Car Air Conditioning Systems Explained
As the winter snows are finally starting to melt away, residents here in the Arlington Heights, IL area are happy to welcome spring weather. Now that the roads are consistently clear, there are a number of things we suggest you do with your car to prepare for the transition to the warmer weather months. Inspect, … Continue reading Preparing Your Car for Spring
Spend a Little Now, Save a Ton Later! Here at Wheeling Auto Center, one of the things we talk to our customers frequently about is preventative car maintenance. Actually, most of our customers already know they need to keep up with their preventative car maintenance, but aren’t always following through as consistently as needed. On … Continue reading Preventative Car Maintenance
It’s a question we hear often, “Should I get an extended warranty on my car?” The answer is entirely up to you. Extended warranties can save you money in the long run, but they also can be costly up front. Fully understanding your options is important in making your decision. What exactly is an extended … Continue reading Should You Buy an Extended Warranty?
The highways are a dangerous place and the numbers tell us that Senior drivers and Teen drivers are the most accident prone. This really shouldn’t be knock on either group, because we will all find ourselves in one of these groups, if we’re lucky. If we go by the number alone, Consumer Reports finds that … Continue reading Seniors vs. Teens: Who’s More Dangerous?
Summertime and the month of June is officially upon us, and you know what that means…it’s time to do something worthy for both your car and the community! This is our 7th year raising money for those fighting Multiple Sclerosis (MS). We are proud to have raised over $5,360.00 for the Greater Illinois Chapter of … Continue reading All June Oil Changes Raise Money for MS Society
When it comes to the highest level car service Prospect Heights has offer, Wheeling Auto Center should be the first place that comes to your mind. This is because we truly care about the safety of our customers and provide every customer with the highest level of service. As winter is quickly approaching, we want … Continue reading CAR SERVICE PROSPECT HEIGHTS – GET YOUR CAR READY FOR COLD WEATHER
While a hybrid vehicle saves on gas and is environmentally-friendly, the complex technology may be prone to breakdowns that are expensive to repair, right? Wrong. In fact, most hybrid vehicles do not require additional maintenance beyond that of an ordinary vehicle. And, hybrid-specific parts and components are designed to (and typically do) last longer! Batteries … Continue reading QUALITY AUTO REPAIR SERVICE AT WHEELING AUTO CENTER EXPLAINS HYBRID MAINTENANCE