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Quality Carpool Tips to Use This School Year

Starting a carpool can make it easier to get your kids to and from school each day. Ideally, everyone who is taking part in the carpool will get together to determine which days they are responsible for driving. A meeting should also discuss the rules that everyone will need to abide by.

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Timing Belt is Necessary for the Engine to Run

Just as you periodically need to change the oil in your vehicle to keep its engine running, so must you change your timing belt. Although the timing belt doesn't need to be changed nearly as frequently as oil, a broken timing belt will cause the engine to stop. Here is what it does.

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Starting At The Top

Enhance the process of cleaning your tires with a few simple supplies that you likely already have at home. When you're cleaning, make sure you have a brush that can get between the tread of your tires and that can clean all of the dirt and debris from the sidewall.

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Reasons to Run Winter Tires in Winter Only

We endorse winter tires at Carbone Subaru of Utica, but you should only run them in winter. Our technicians' experience with tires in Yorkville, NY backs up our opinion.

Some winter tires are built for snowy climates. Others dominate ice. All models are meant only for use in winter conditions. 

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The User-Friendly Guide to Testing Your Car's Battery

Testing your car's battery regularly is a simple way to avoid problems down the road in Yorkville, NY. However, if your idea of testing a battery is wetting your finger and touching the battery terminals, you should definitely keep reading this article. Here's how we at Carbone Subaru of Utica would prefer that you test your battery to keep your health and your fingers intact.

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A Brief Explanation of a Blind Spot Monitor

A blind spot monitor is an innovative safety feature that is found in many newer models. In luxury models, it is typically a standard safety feature. More affordable models sometimes offer it as an available safety feature. Here at Carbone Subaru of Utica in Yorkville, NY, we want you to get the most out of your vehicle, so let's learn about a blind spot monitor.

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Helpful Tips When Shopping for a Used Car

Are you in the market for a used car? If so, we can help at Carbone Subaru of Utica in Yorkville, NY. We know that shopping for a used vehicle can be stressful but use these tips to make shopping for a used car an easy and enjoyable process.

You should start by setting a spending limit.

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Understanding Your Engine & Why It’s Overheating

Your vehicle’s engine can overheat due to a number of things. At Carbone Subaru of Utica in Yorkville, NY, we strongly urge owners to pay attention to the regularly scheduled maintenance to prevent an engine from overheating. However, there are a few common culprits.

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Deet and Other Techniques to Make Your Headlights More Brilliant

You wouldn't want a haze over your vehicle's paint, so you should be just as aware when your car's headlights have a foggy appearance. Not only is this aesthetically unappealing, but your headlights also don't shine as brightly. If you're looking for ways to make your car more attractive, try out some of these tips to clean your headlights.

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Knowing How Vehicle Safety Ratings Work is Key

Here at Carbone Subaru of Utica, we do our utmost to help our customers and other drivers stay safe. One area of vehicle safety that many individuals often overlook is crash test ratings. While no one wants to dwell on the worst, prospective car owners who investigate the crashworthiness of vehicles can certainly benefit from the information. Key to this investigation is a working knowledge of IIHS and NHTSA vehicle safety ratings.

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