Monthly Archives: March 2012

Door And Window Seals-Huds Autoservice Lubbock-Auto Repair

Wipe a rubber protectant or silicone on door and window weatherstripping to keep it in good condition.  Regular cleaning and treatment of your car’s weatherstripping will lessen the likelihood of you door sticking to its rubber seal in cold weather. … Continue reading

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Use Your Fog Lights-Hud’s Auto Service-Auto Repair Lubbock

Fog lights can cut through water vapor better than regular headlights.  They are mounted low on the car to prevent bounce-back glare off the mist that is why high beams are your worst choice.

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Brake Fluid-Hud’s Auto Service

Check your cars brake fluid monthly.  Wipe dirt from the master cylinder lid before you open it.  If you need fluid, add the type recommended by your car’s maker.  Do not use brake fluid from a previously opened container.  Once … Continue reading

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Ignition and Keys-Hud’s Auto Service

If you have your car key is on a key chain with a dozen or more keys it can lead to problems with your ignition.  The weight, combined with bouncing while you drive can wear out the tumblers inside the … Continue reading

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Keep Caps On Tires – Hud’s Auto Service

If the tire valve is missing its cap you could wake up one morning with a flat tire.  Those little caps keep out dirt and moisture that can cause leaks.  When you replace your tires remind the tire shop that … Continue reading

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Only Use Washer Fluid – Hud’s Auto Service

Fill your windshield washer reservoir with washer fluid only, water will not clean as well and may freeze in cold weather and damage the system.  To avoid having to repair the washer fluid pump don’t run the windshield washing system if there is no … Continue reading

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