Spring Car Care

Now that spring is officially here, kick winter to the curb by taking care of your car. Here are some spring car care tips to get you going. Wash your car. By the end of winter, your car gets covered in road salt and grime. Give your car a thorough wash and don’t forget the underbody. For extra protection, add a fresh coat of wax.  Clean your car. Pick a sunny, warm afternoon and spend … Continue Reading…

Winter Car Care

An Overview of Winter Car Care

Winter car care is crucial not only to the life of your car, but also to your own life. Cold winter temperatures mean that roads can be slick and weather can be hazardous, so make sure your car is prepped to deal with it. Check the Owner’s Manual: Specifications for different parts and aspects of your vehicle will be listed, alongside a service schedule that you should stick to. Have Your Engine Tuned: Extreme temperatures … Continue Reading…

Debunking Thanksgiving Travel Myths

According to AAA, nearly half of all Americans will travel at least 50 miles to attend a Thanksgiving dinner. This means there will be thousands upon thousands of Americans hitting the road and flying the skies. But, there are a few Thanksgiving travel myths that circulate each year that make Thanksgiving travel sound worse than it really is. The day before Thanksgiving is the busiest airline travel day of the year. While the Wednesday before … Continue Reading…

Five Reasons to Drive a Convertible

It’s an undeniable fact: convertibles are cool. But have you ever actually counted all of the reasons to drive a convertible? Here are our top five. # 1 – Convertibles have really high ceilings. With the top down in a convertible, the abundant sense of space is a boon to pleasant thought. It also inspires relaxation. # 2 – Vitamin D is essential to your health. And what do need to obtain Vitamin D? Sunlight! … Continue Reading…

Essentials for the Car: Staying Prepared for the Worst

When you’re on the road, you should always be prepared for the unexpected. That’s why we assembled a list of essentials for the car, from mechanical parts to first aid products. Being ready for every situation is one way to ensure you are always safe on the road. First, always take a siphon pump. According to Men’s Health, this is a pump that you won’t necessarily appreciate until you have to use it. This allows … Continue Reading…

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By now, we are all aware that texting while driving is incredibly dangerous, but talking on your phone, even with a hands-free device, can be just as bad. That is why April is recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Much of the technology that is being added to cars today can be just as distracting as holding your phone in your hand. According to the National Safety Council, drivers talking on their cell phones—hands-free or … Continue Reading…

How to Change Your Car’s Air Filter

Staying on top of your car’s regular maintenance is key to keeping your car in the best-possible condition for a long, efficient, and reliable lifetime. Something as simple as changing your car’s filters is inexpensive and can be done in just a few minutes, making it an ideal project for car owners hoping to learn more about DIY car maintenance. Follow these simple steps to change your car’s air filter. Find the correct replacement filter. … Continue Reading…

What to Do if Your Brakes Fail

Your heart probably starts racing as soon as you realize your brakes aren’t working. While you’ll obviously want to get out of traffic as fast as possible, doing so safely should be your priority. There are ways to get out of traffic safely when your brakes fail and none of them require hitting anything to stop the car. We at Gossett Audi are here to tell you want to do should your brakes fail. First, … Continue Reading…

How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Whether your car is brand new or has seen its fair share of wear, leather seats are designed to stand the test of time, providing supple, luxurious comfort along the way. The majority of wear comes from the buildup of dirt, but leather also loses some of its essential oils and UV protectants over time. You can help bring your leather seats back to life or keep them in pristine condition by following these steps … Continue Reading…