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Why the Air Pressure in Your Tires Matters

The amount of air pressure in you tires is important. In fact, it's so important that newer vehicles now come with a system that monitors the pressure in your tires and alerts you on your dashboard when the pressure is too high or too low. But do you know what happens when your tires are over-inflated or under-inflated?

When your tires are over-inflated, you are at increased risk of having a blowout. 

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Know How to Handle the Work of Changing a Flat Tire

If you are driving along the road and suddenly you notice that there is something going on with your vehicle's tires, you may have a flat. It is important for you to know how to change out that flat.

If you have a flat tire, you first need to find a safe place to park your vehicle. Get it off the roadway as much as you safely can. You need to refer to the vehicle's owner's manual to find the tools that you will need for the job, and you can also use that manual to know…

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Tips to Avoid Hydroplaning in Your Car

Hydroplaning occurs when your car slides on the road because of wet conditions. If your tires are worn or not inflated to proper levels, hydroplaning is more likely to occur. When the road is getting soaked with rain, it's important to drive more carefully to avoid hydroplaning.

Your car displaces water as you are driving down the road. Following the tracks of the car ahead of you can make it easier for your car to avoid hydroplaning. In addition, drive more slowly so that your tires get a better grip on the road. If your car is damaged by…

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Helpful Tips to Get Through a Roadside Emergency

Regardless of when, where or how it happens, a roadside emergency is going to be inconvenient and possibly costly. However, being prepared can make it easier to get through. We at Subaru of Clear Lake can offer tips on what to do in emergency situations. We also carry many roadside emergency supplies in our shop.

If you find yourself in an emergency while out and about, the important thing is to get your vehicle as far on the side of the road as possible. Stay locked inside your vehicle until law enforcement or someone you know comes to help. Do…

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Keep Your Tires in Good Shape by Having Them Regularly Rotated

Your tires take a beating out there on the road. Not only do they support the load of your vehicle, but they are also in constant contact with the pavement while you drive. This naturally leads to some pretty heavy-duty wear and tear. That is why you will replace more tires on your vehicle than any other component.

However, if you want to maximize the use that you get out of them, there are some simple things that you can do to achieve that. The most important thing that you can do to keep your tires in the best shape…

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Brake Pads Don’t Last Forever

The majority of cars on the road today are equipped with a front disc brake system. The front brake caliper uses brake fluid which comes from the master cylinder located under the hood of your car to apply pressure to the brake pads. When you consider the rate of speed that you can drive, there is a lot that happens in a short amount of time and distance.

The brake pads will wear down and need to be replaced. It’s astounding that brake pads aren’t needed more often. However, they still need to be checked on a regular…

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Move Over Laws and Highway Safety

Do you do a lot of driving? Do you drive to and from your job on a daily basis? Do you drive to take care of basic daily tasks and errands? If you do, then you need to make sure you're a Move Over laws expert. The Subaru of Clear Lake dealership can help.

Move Over laws encourage safety on the road for everyone. They defend roadside workers from all kinds of issues and headaches. 

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Windshield Wiper Fluid is Essential in Houston

Your windshield wipers are an important part of your car, especially because they have to quickly remove rain and snow from your windshield. However, you should also make sure that you have enough windshield wiper fluid in your car. This fluid has a number of benefits that protect your car as well as your line of vision. Explore some benefits of windshield washer fluid with the Subaru of Clear Lake team today!

The windshield wiper fluid has detergents that are specially designed to get rid of tough water stains and dirt. This allows you to see clearly so that you…

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