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Making a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

If you live in a rural area or a climate that experiences extreme winters, it's a good idea to have a winter survival kit for your vehicle so you'll be comfortable if you're stranded and waiting for help.

Always keep basic safety supplies in your trunk, like a fire extinguisher, first aid kit, jumper cables, flares and tire sealant. For winter-specific items, stock a plastic tub with a warm blanket, bottled water, protein bars or other snacks and a few chemical packets that warm when you activate them and can be slipped inside a pair of gloves…
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What Is The Purpose Of A Vehicle Gasket?

If you have a leak in your car, a gasket may be to blame. Gaskets are thin pieces of metal or rubber that are designed to fit specific pieces on every type of vehicle. They are made to bond, so the surface of various parts to create a seal that prevents liquids and gases from leaking out. If you notice fluids seem to be disappearing from your vehicle, see liquid dripping, or notice your car is running hot, you may have a gasket problem and a leak.

A leak can be a serious problem if left unchecked. Your car needs…
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Oversteering and Understeering Problems Have Different Effects

No matter if your car understeers or oversteers, you must take proper steps to fix the steering system. Both of the problems can impact everyone's safety on the road because they make the process of weaving around traffic very complicated.

Steering problems can affect a vehicle that has a rear-wheel or front-wheel drive train. A steering system's precision usually suffers when an engine produces too much power. This is why the newest cars are now built with electronic stability control. This technology activates when it detects steering inefficiencies that could make the tires slide. 
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Debadge Your Vehicle Using Something You Already Have

There are reasons why people debadge their cars. Some don't want to promote the brand while others don't want everyone to know which trim package they chose. Other people simply don't like the look of a badge. There are simple ways you can debadge your car.

Most badges are put on with adhesive. These are the easiest to remove. First, use steaming water kept hot in a thermos to loosen the adhesive behind the badging. Once the adhesive is loose, use a plastic wedge to pry the emblem off. Make sure it is plastic so you won…

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Avoiding a Tire Blowout

Tire safety is an important part of staying safe on the road. If you aren’t checking your tires on a daily basis, you could be opening yourself up for trouble. One of the most dangerous things that can happen is that your tires blow out while you are driving. This may lead to erratic steering and even accidents, but most of the time, it simply means that you’ll be in the emergency lane trying to replace your tire.

If you don’t want to let that happen, then you should check for tire blowout signs right now.  

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At MICHAUD MITSUBISHI, Discover our Service Center!

Everyone at some point has had the unfortunate luck or either a fender bender, popped tire, busted transmission, or required regular maintenance. Our dealership's service center is here to answer any calls from an emergency, to just a quick stop in for a fix. With an expert staff of certified professionals, our auto center is here to ease any stresses with your vehicle.

 

 

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How to Keep Safety a Priority When Driving During the Wintertime

There's a surplus of risk factors that appear when the Massachusetts roads gain a coating of snow and ice. No matter what vehicle you're driving, there are extra precautions to take before commuting during the wintertime. At Michaud Mitsubishi, we want drivers to know how to prepare their car, truck or SUV to travel safety and stand up to freezing temperatures. To avoid an engine that won't start, an ice-coated windshield, or a winter-induced collision, here are a few tips to improve your winter safety.

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Get Your Mitsubishi Serviced Before Winter Sets in

If there's one trait that defines a New Englander, it's our ability to thrive in even the harshest of winter conditions. Sure, the other three seasons are glorious here, but winter is the time that proves our mettle. The same thing goes with our automobiles, though they do need some help from us if we want them to survive the season. This is the perfect time to take care of preparing your car or SUV for the coming months.

We polled the factory-trained technicians in our Service Center, and these are their top tips for getting your Mitsubishi…

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Mitsubishi Service Center

At Michaud Mitsubishi, we're proud to have a wide selection of quality Mitsubishi models. After we help you drive your dream Mitsubishi home, we'll help you take care of it too, thanks to the experts in our service center. Regular auto maintenance is just what your Mitsubishi needs to keep it running its absolute best for many years to come.

 

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