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Why Heat Is Your Battery's Worst Enemy

Our service team here at Acura of Laurel wants you to know that hot batteries are major threats to the condition of your car. Heat has the ability to break your vehicle in multiple ways. The battery is a car part that utilizes chemical energy to create electric energy. 

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Why Look for an Auto Repair Technician with ASE Certification?

If you’ve ever visited an automotive repair shop, you might have noticed a sign in the window or on the wall that mentioned ASE certification. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence is a widely recognized organization that seeks to promote the auto repair industry by building consumer confidence and encouraging good work practices via its certification process for repair technicians.

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Tips for Safe Cargo Loading In Your SUV

Whether you're making a big furniture or equipment purchase or packing up your vehicle and heading out of town, we at Acura of Laurel want to make sure that you have loaded your SUV correctly. Be sure that you know the weight limits for your SUV, and do not exceed them. Not only is this unsafe, but your fuel efficiency will suffer.

Also for safety reasons, you need to place heavy items near the front and the bottom of the vehicle to keep your center of gravity low. 

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Simple Steps to Charge a Car Battery

No one wants to deal with a dead car battery, but knowing how to use a car charger to recharge the battery can spare you a serious headache. Keep in mind that if it takes too long to recharge the battery, then you are more likely to have an issue with your battery that requires replacement.

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Easy Ways to Tell if Your Brake Pedal is on Its Last Leg

Your brake pedal is one of your vehicle's most critical pieces of safety equipment. Without a properly functioning brake pedal, you may not be able to stop in time to avoid a serious accident in Laurel, MD. Therefore, it's important to know what to look for to determine if your brake pedal is malfunctioning. To help keep you safe on the road, here are a few easy ways to tell if your brake pedal is on its last legs.

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Properly Aligned Vehicles

When you're driving around Laurel, MD, you want the wheels on your car or truck to be properly aligned. Misaligned wheels can lead to a variety of issues and make your vehicle shake when it's traveling at high speeds. Acura of Laurel believes that regular alignments of your vehicle and lead to a comfortable and safe driving experience.

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What to Do If Your Vehicle Does Not Have Anchors

Many car seats are designed for you to use anchors to keep your child safe. However, not every vehicle is going to have anchors that you can use. Fortunately, you can find other ways to connect your car seat instead of using anchors. This will make sure that your child is safe in any situation.

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