Category Archives: Car Care 101

Used Car Maintenance Tips

When you buy a used car from a private seller, it’s a good idea to perform some basic maintenance tasks to make sure your new used car is ready to provide many years of reliable driving. Because you may not … Continue reading

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Tips for Washing Your Car By Hand

It seems everything is automated these days and, while it certainly is convenient, not everything is perfect. Automated car washes are among that technology. While it may get most of the dirt, bugs, grime, and chemicals off your car, it … Continue reading

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New Year’s Driving Resolutions

Most people look to the New Year as a time to change some of their habits that maybe they aren’t so proud of. Many people try to eat better, maybe drink less, work out more, or spend more time with … Continue reading

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Keep Your Car Running with These Fall Car Maintenance Tips

When the schools busses start visiting the neighborhood and the kids start begging to go shopping, it can only mean one thing—time to head back to school. As the school year starts, it also means that fall is just around … Continue reading

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How to Improve Gas Mileage

When we shop for a new car, we all take into account the gas mileage our new vehicle will get. Even if we aren’t getting a hybrid or electric plug-in and we know that it’s not the absolute best gas … Continue reading

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How To Save Money On Gas

If you’re anything like most Petoskey drivers, you hate having to pay more for gas. Every time the price per gallon goes up, you just start thinking of all the other things you would rather buy with the additional gas money, … Continue reading

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Help Your Vehicle Recover From Petoskey Winter Driving

We survived one of the harshest Petoskey winters on record! Your vehicle needs a little TLC to keep it operating at it’s best. A great Petoskey News article suggested some things to check out on your vehicle that I’d like to discuss! … Continue reading

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Brown Motors Tips: Fight the Effects of Road Salt

Maybe you noticed that it’s winter outside! Are you protecting your vehicle from the dangerous effects of all that road salt they’re pouring on our roads to keep us safe?! Not only will your vehicle last longer if you wash … Continue reading

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Brown Motors says: ‘Stay Safe this Winter!’

Cold weather getting to you?? A customer came in this week complaining his truck made a screaming noise over the weekend. You would too — the truck was running in 40 degrees below zero! Take some time to make sure … Continue reading

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Brown Motors’ Tips: Check Your Tire Pressure

TIRES are the only connection between your vehicle and the road! Please make sure that your tires are well-maintained and at optimal pressure for a number of safety reasons: extending the life of the tires, overall ride comfort and obtaining … Continue reading

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