Auto Maintenance Routine auto maintenance by mileage is an excellent way to extend your car’s life, especially when your vehicle has high mileage. With a high mileage vehicle, keeping up with the recommended maintenance is the key to ensuring that your car will stay in good shape. No matter how old it is, your car...Read More
Since the winter season is finally here, it’s important that we take the time to prep both our homes and our vehicles for the remaining brisk season. From frigid temperatures, icy roads, snow, salted streets and everything in between can be very damaging to your car which is why it’s essential that your vehicle is...Read More
AAA Approved Nashville, TN On the windows of countless auto shops around the country, we see that familiar red, white, and blue sticker with the “AAA” logo. For technicians, being able to advertise their shop as “AAA-approved” is a huge deal, and for customers, it provides us with a great sense of relief that our...Read More
Tire Rotation and Balance Although our vehicle’s tires are built to withstand inclement weather, uneven roads, and various road obstructions, they, unfortunately, aren’t immune to sharp, unforgiving objects. We’ve all experienced a nail in the tire or maybe a pothole that was hit a bit too fast, resulting in a very flat, very frustrating flat...Read More
Mufflers & Exhaust Nashville, TN Hillsboro Village Auto Service services mufflers & exhaust in Nashville, TN. We provide quality auto repair & service on most automobile makes and models. Let us be your trusted neighboorhood auto mechanic. If you notice the signs below, contact HVAS today! There are so many components to a vehicle that...Read More
Every car owner has heard their fair share of myths surrounding auto maintenance. However, sometimes it can be difficult to determine which tips are myths and which are actually true. Most of the time, these myths seem like sound pieces of advice, which is why many DIY car owners follow them blindly. Although they may...Read More
Getting a Tune-Up in Nashville, TN Everyone knows that the summertime is the season of road trips! So, with summer here, you’ll want to make sure your vehicle is in perfect shape for any spontaneous road trips you might take. Before you venture out on the open road, it’s extremely important to make sure that...Read More
Automotive Repair Nashville, TN Although owning a car provides easy convenience, it also requires great responsibility and care. To keep it running in great shape, it’s important to always keep your vehicle well-maintenanced and up to date on all automotive repair needs. We know it can be expensive and somewhat time-consuming, but taking excellent care...Read More
Get an Oil Change in Nashville, TN, from an AAA Approved Auto Shop If you need an oil change in Nashville, TN, contact Hillsboro Village Auto Service, today. Nashville’s #1 Quality in Oil Change Service! We’re working to be your neighboorhood auto mechanic. We offer a first-time customer discount on parts and labor. We’re an...Read More
Find Tires Nashville, TN at Hillsboro Village Auto Service Buying new tires for your car is an important task, but one that comes at a high price and oftentimes, a great deal frustration. Nobody enjoys the inconvenience of needing new tires, but unfortunately, is a necessity. If it’s finally time to replace the tires on...Read More
Nothing says movie nostalgia quite like the cars the characters drive, especially when the film involves racing of any kind. In many cases, these vehicles can become the visual icon for the entire film. They also become extensions of the characters themselves — they’re not just props, they become key elements of the character development.
Vehicles are machines, and like any machine they need maintenance. For most vehicles, regular maintenance begins at 5,000 miles and continues from there every 5,000-10,000 miles. Of course, checking your car on a more regular basis is even better.
Even for the most diehard gearheads and auto gurus out there, it’s impossible to truly know and retain everything there is to know about cars.
Holiday road trips always sound fun in theory, but let’s be honest: The irritation level can get pretty high in there about 30 minutes into the drive (especially if you’re traveling with little ones). Make this season’s car rides your most painless and festive yet with these super simple, plan-ahead tips.
With the amount of money we spend on the payments, maintenance, and repair of our cars, you’d think we’d have a better relationship with our vehicles. But understanding our cars—how they work, how to care for them, repair costs—can be overwhelming.
Pumping gasoline is a routine to which most people give little thought. Just stop at the gas station, pay, fill up and go. But have you ever wondered where the gas you buy actually comes from?
Flying cars may seem futuristic – but from commercial jetpacks to personal air taxis, they are already here. Here’s how they could transform the way we commute, work, and live.
One way to avoid a turkey of a Thanksgiving road trip is to make sure the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A 10-minute pre-trip check is a quick and easy way to help avoid the inconvenience of a breakdown many miles away from home, says the non-profit Car Care Council.
If you've ever driven west on Interstate 80 through Nebraska, you've seen one of the flattest and emptiest roads in America ... and you probably had some time to ponder life's most important questions. For example, why is the highway called "I-80," anyway? And why do some interstate names have one, two or three digits?
Shorter days, fatigue, compromised night vision, rush hour, and impaired drivers are some of the risks we face when driving at night. These risks become especially pronounced moving into the weekend, with fatal crashes peaking on Saturday nights, according to NSC analysis of NHTSA data.
The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. The Car Care Council recommends that car owners follow its Fall Car Care Month checklist and inspect their vehicles before the temperatures drop and severe weather hits.
No one wants to admit to being a distracted driver, but we’ve all texted, talked and eaten while on the road. The truth about distracted driving is that it doesn’t take much for our attention to be diverted.
Car batteries are the strong, silent member of the automotive team. They do their job regardless of heat, cold weather and the drivers who demand so much of them. While a battery that allows a car start at the first turn of the key is a joyful thing, it doesn't last forever.
We're always trying to figure out what the Golden Age of cars was, but the truth is that ever since World War II, we've lived in something of an endless Golden Age.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has announced the winners of its SMP “Women in Auto Care” Scholarship. The inaugural competition has presented two female students with $5,000 each.
An air cabin filter is an important component in any vehicle's heating and cooling system. It helps protect the passengers from contaminants in the air they breathe.
With gas prices remaining low, motorists should take advantage of their savings and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump, says the Car Care Council.
Driving can be very stressful, particularly if you are stuck in heavy traffic or are an inexperienced driver, and this stress will eventually take its toll on the heart. However, researchers now confirm that there is a simple fix for this problem: listening to the right music while driving.
21 Aug Learn the ABCs of Car Care
Back-to-school season is the ideal time to review your ABCs; the ABCs of car care, that is. The Car Care Council recommends that motorists brush up on their auto care knowledge to make sure their vehicle is operating at its most efficient level before the school year commences and the onset of fall and winter weather.
It starts with Hot Wheels and garbage trucks and blossoms into something more. Brett Berk dives into the psychology of why you never stopped loving automobiles.
07 Aug Stop and Check Your Brakes
Brake Safety Awareness Month in August is the perfect time to have your brakes checked to make sure they are in safe working condition before summer ends and the school year starts, says the non-profit Car Care Council.
Only you can protect your family or yourself from defective or noncompliant vehicles or equipment that could pose a threat to your safety.
You may love the heat of summer, but you need to help your car keep its cool when temperatures rise. An engine that runs too hot can damage the vehicle and threaten your safety. Here are some tips we’ve compiled to help prevent your car from overheating:
Summer's arrival means your vehicle's air conditioning system is going to be under a serious strain before long. If you haven't had your system serviced in a while, now's the time.
Summer is the main season for “cone zones,” road construction where you will likely hit a bump or two, or come across loose stones and other hazards. These rough road conditions can be tough on a vehicle’s steering and suspension system and can throw out the alignment, while loose stones have the potential to damage the vehicle’s exterior or windshield, according to the non-profit Car Care Council.
Keeping your vehicle clean inside and out can pay big dividends when it comes to maintaining its long-term value. The non-profit Car Care Council suggests some simple steps to keep your vehicle clean and protect it from the elements so it retains its resale and trade-in value.
19 Jun Speeding
We all know the frustrations of modern life and juggling a busy schedule, but speed limits are put in place to protect all road users. Learn about the dangers of speeding and why faster doesn’t mean safer.
We love car facts. Those pieces of knowledge that give extra insight into the story of the car and the industries that surround it, or the sociology of the car and its roll in society.
Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging the internal structure of the battery. That’s why it’s a good idea to check your battery as the seasons change from hotter to cooler or if you’ve been driving in a hot part of the country.
In May 1919, a pair of English astronomers leveraged a rare solar event to confirm Einstein’s predictions how light and time were influenced by gravity. The result was a plethora of new technologies used in modern life every day.
With a majority of vehicle owners living in areas of the country that have stay-at-home orders, many vehicles may be sitting idle for days or weeks at a time. The non-profit Car Care Council recommends starting your car at least once a week and keeping up with routine auto care to help prevent potential maintenance issues.
National Car Care Month in April is the perfect time for simple driveway car care to make sure your vehicle is operating safely and dependably for essential trips during this trying time, says the Car Care Council.
Potholes appear and they are a major pitfall of springtime driving. While hitting one can give you a jolt, it can also seriously damage your vehicle.
With each passing year, cars get outfitted with more technology. While that's a blessing from the standpoint of making driving safer and more enjoyable, it also means modern dashboards are considerably more cluttered with indicator lights than they used to be.
As you prep for the big Heart Day, why not consider sharing the love with your trusty vehicle? It works hard for you daily and rarely complains, even after you slam the brakes, blare the horn, and pound the steering wheel. Plus, it puts up with your singing — reason alone to shower it with affection.