Archive for the ‘Tips and Info’ Category

How to Handle an Overheating Engine While Driving

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
Temperature gauge spiking to hot

What You Should Do When Your Engine Overheats

Have you had your car overheat before? Do you dread the day that it might happen? Overheating engines are more common than you may think and should be approached with a clear mind as well as the knowledge of what to do and what not to do. Learn how to handle an overheating engine while driving below.


How to Use Ford Pro Power Onboard for the 2021 Ford F-150

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
Front passenger angle of a blue 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150 Pro Power Onboard Video Tutorial

Is your 2021 Ford F-150 equipped with Pro Power Onboard? This available feature turns your F-150 into a mobile generator. Need some power for construction? How about some power while away from home? With Pro Power Onboard, you can receive the electricity you need wherever you are. Learn how to use Ford Pro Power Onboard for the 2021 Ford F-150 with this tutorial video below.


What Happens If I Don’t Drive My Car Enough?

Friday, April 2nd, 2021
Driver behind the wheel of a car

How Often Should I Drive My Vehicle?

We’ve now spent over a year staying at home more and driving less. While you may be saving gas and mileage by driving your car less frequently, not touching that ignition often enough can have various side effects on your vehicle. Here are a few things to keep in mind.


How to Use the Hands-Free Power Liftgate for the 2021 Cadillac Escalade

Monday, March 29th, 2021
Two 2021 Cadillac Escalade vehicles parked by each other

2021 Cadillac Escalade Power Liftgate Tutorial Videos

Are you the driver of the 2021 Cadillac Escalade? If so, then you may be wondering how to program and use the hands-free power liftgate for your 2021 Cadillac Escalade. Watch a couple short tutorial videos below to learn how to set up and operate this handy feature.


How to Maximize the Longevity of Your Brakes

Friday, March 19th, 2021
Brake rotor on a car

Ways You Can Make the Brakes in Your Car Last Longer

To give you the braking power you need when you need it, the brakes in your car will need to be replaced occasionally. While replacing the brakes is inevitable, you can maximize the longevity of your brakes by simply adjusting your driving habits and where you drive. Here are a few ways you can do that.


Features Offered with the FordPass Mobile App

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
Woman using the FordPass mobile app

FordPass Tutorial Videos

Do you drive a Ford? Does your Ford include the intuitive FordPass mobile app? If you haven’t used this handy feature before, you may be wondering how to use this modern technology. Below, watch a few short thirty-second tutorial videos detailing some helpful features offered with FordPass mobile app as well as how to use it.


Learn How to Set Up and Use Teen Driver Mode in the Buick Encore GX

Monday, February 15th, 2021
Front driver angle of a white 2021 Buick Encore GX

Buick Encore GX Teen Driver Mode Tutorial Video

Earning a driver’s license is a very exciting time for teenagers. For parents, it may feel worrying. What if something happens while they’re on the road? Teen Driver Mode in the Buick Encore GX offers the peace of mind parents need. Learn how to set up and use Teen Driver Mode in the Buick Encore GX with this short tutorial video.


How to Check the Oil in Your Car

Friday, February 12th, 2021
Close up of the dipstick in a car engine

Guide for Checking the Oil Level and Color in a Vehicle

Let’s face it – the oil inside your vehicle will need to get changed. In some cases, vehicles may also leak oil, which requires the driver to occasionally check the oil level. What if you never checked your oil before? Thankfully, you don’t need a professional to get your oil checked. Checking your oil is one of the easiest and quickest ways to keep tabs on the health of your vehicle and can be done right at home! Learn how to check the oil in your car here at Eric Von Schledorn.


Is all-wheel drive worth it?

Sunday, January 24th, 2021
2021 Chevy Tahoe front/side view

All-wheel drive is an oft advertised and flaunted feature of modern vehicles, especially crossover SUVs and performance-oriented sedans. AWD is different from 4WD, the latter of which usually adorns trucks and truck-based SUVs.

It usually costs about $2,000 to add all-wheel drive to vehicles for which it’s available. Is AWD worth the extra cost?


Can you flat tow a 2021 Chevy Equinox?

Friday, January 22nd, 2021
Red Chevy Equinox front/side view

Sometimes, a situation arises in life where you want to tow your vehicle behind a different vehicle, and you want to keep all four wheels on the ground. This process is known as flat towing or dinghy towing. Is it safe to flat tow the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox?