Monthly Archives: August 2022

Why Are My Headlights So Dim?

Why Are My Headlights So Dim?

When it gets dark or rains, your first instinct should be to switch on your headlights. Some cars nowadays can even self-detect when you should have your headlights on and off. The entire purpose of headlights is to keep you and others safe by being an artificial source of light. When you notice a change in your headlights’ brightness, it can make driving more challenging than before. There are several common reasons why your headlights are suddenly dimmer than before: Oxidized Headlight Lenses Vehicle headlights have a clear plastic cover over the headlights to protect the bulbs from damage. The plastic lens can get oxidized from sun exposure over time. Plus, external debris can scratch the outer layer of the lens, making it look white or cloudy. The discoloration may prevent the light rays from shining through brightly.  Ground Wire Corrosion The wires connecting your headlights to the chassis are necessary for their performance. The ground wires are a part of a circui ... read more

College Bound Getting The Kids Safely Back to School

College Bound Getting The Kids Safely Back to School

Car Maintenance is Critical to keeping your loved ones Safely on the Road.     You have your checkoff lists for dorm room items, food and supplies, books, laptops and courses. Did you forget to add your college-bound children’s vehicle maintenance items to that list? Your neighborhood Springdale Automotive Centers understand your vehicle and are ready to keep you and your family safely on the road.   Back to School Vehicle Check ListRepairs Hearing strange noises, smelling something different, smoke coming from your exhaust? Don’t put off needed repairs as it can be dangerous and expensive.   Tires No need to blow a tire early in the semester. Inspect your tires for signs of uneven tread wear. Also check the tire pressure, making sure each tire is inflated to the manufacturer recommended level. Wiper blades Examine your windshield wipers for signs of wear. If they are sp ... read more

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