Archive for the ‘Service’ Category
3 Ways to Make Your Car’s Tires Last Longer
If you and your vehicle are in it for the long haul, then you know that preventative care is essential to making sure that your vehicle lasts. In order to properly care for your vehicle, you need to pay close attention to all of its parts and components. Once such component that need extra attention is your car’s tires. An essential part of safe driving, tire maintenance can help you avoid flats and dangerous blowouts. Here are three ways to make your car’s tires last longer. (more…)
How To Winterize Your Car
Chicago winters can get really cold and sometimes dangerous to drive through. You can prepare your vehicle to handle the harsh weather with the below fall maintenance tips from Continental Mitsubishi. You can also bring your vehicle in to our dealership’s service department for a complete vehicle inspection to make sure your car is ready for the upcoming season. (more…)
Need an oil change? Gearing up for a long road trip? Just looking for ways to save money on repairing your Mitsubishi? You’ve come to the right place. Here at Continental Mitsubishi, our online service specials are always changing, and we’ve just put up a brand new batch of summer car coupons in Chicago!
Q: Does the Mitsubishi Outlander need premium gas? What’s the difference, and why does it matter anyway? A: Yes, some Outlander models do recommend using premium gas. And it does matter, but not nearly as much as you might think. If you’re hesitant about paying that extra few cents per gallon, here’s what you need to know!
Summer Road Trip Checklist
School’s almost over, the weather is great – it’s road trip season! Unfortunately, nothing derails a road trip like unexpected car trouble. Whether you’re planning a short vacation or an epic cross-country trek, it always pays to be prepared. Get your car ready and set yourself up for a smooth, hassle-free vacation with our essential summer road trip checklist.
Spring Car Maintenance Specials in Chicago
Spring cleaning your car? Getting ready for road trip season? Need to catch up on routine maintenance, or fix winter wear and tear? Whatever the reason, our service department has you covered! April is National Car Care Month, and we’re marking the occasion by extending all our best winter service specials into the spring. If you’re looking to save some money on spring car maintenance specials in Chicago, look no further!
We’re entering one of the worst times of year, from your car’s point of view: peak pot hole season. All these late-winter freezes and thaws can wreak havoc on Chicago’s roads, and that’s bad news for vehicles. Driving over pot holes can damage your car in lots of annoying ways. Fortunately, our service department here at Continental Mitsubishi has put together a service package specially designed to fight back!
Happy New Year, and welcome back to the Continental Mitsubishi blog! Previously in our service department section, we answered one of the most common car maintenance questions out there: How often do you really need an oil change? After all, providing the best service isn’t just about doing the job, it’s also about helping you get to know your vehicle better. So, let’s continue with a similar maintenance question: What kind of oil does my car need? What’s the difference between different types of motor oil, and how do you know which one will be best for your engine?
What should you do if your car starts to vibrate and shake when you drive it? First of all, don’t panic! This is a pretty common issue with older cars. The bad news is that there are a lot of different problems that can make your car shake, but the good news is that lots of them are very easy to fix! No matter the issue, Continental Mitsubishi’s service department can handle it. The uncertainty is the hard part — that feeling when you’ve brought your car in for repairs, and you’re anxiously waiting to find out exactly what’s wrong and how long it’s going to take to get you back on the road. So, to help ease some of that uncertainty, here’s some of the most common reasons your car might be shaking.
Everywhere you look there is dash cam footage. Whether it’s people driving poorly on the highway or video of bizarre accidents, you’re bound to find it online. With all the dash cam video out there it appears that the technology is now more popular than ever. With that said, is it worth it to get a dash cam? (more…)