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How Winter Tires Are Worked On

With winter tires, the designs and the condition of the rubber is specific. The manufacturers are very deliberate in how they create the tires so that it can handle things such as snow and ice. The tires are also designed to take on the general cold and keep traction.

The rubber is designed for flexibility so that you can maintain control of your vehicle on the road. Summer tires and even all-season tires are going to be a little too stiff for the extremely cold roads in the winter. This is why winter tires are more trustworthy in extreme cold…

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Staying Safe During an Auto Accident

If you've been involved in a collision, you know how stressful it can be. There are steps you can take to help reduce the impact and get you back on the road. Herb Chambers Maserati of Warwick is happy to provide you with the steps to take when involved in a crash.

You'll want to ensure that there aren't any injuries. Even if very minor injuries are involved, be certain to contact the police and EMS at once. If there are no injuries, the police must still come and complete an accident report. 

 

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Keep Pet Hair Out Of Your Vehicle

People who love their dogs want to take them along when they go on trips. Almost all types of dogs shed, so your vehicle will get some dog hair in it once in a while. Herb Chambers Maserati of Warwick wants you to know that there are easy ways to get the dog hair out of your car, and there are ways to keep too much dog hair from getting in your car.

One way to get the dog hair out is with a balloon. Blow up a balloon and rub it against the seat fabric. This will pick up…
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Get Ready for the Upcoming Season with a Spare Tire Check

If you haven't checked your spare tire in a while, it's a great time to make sure that it's in good working order. If your vehicle came with a compact spare tire, you might want to consider upgrading to a full-sized spare tire.

A compact spare tire is sufficient, but you'll need to drive much slower and get a replacement at once. With a full-sized spare tire, you'll have to make room for the tire, but it's rotated among your other tires, so you'll always have an even tread and won't need…
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About Low-mileage Oil Change Intervals

Clean oil is vital for proper functioning of the engine. The oil lubricates engine components while reducing harmful friction. Oil also ensures a good seal between the cylinder walls, pistons and rings. Over time, the oil contains carbon and dirt. If not changed regularly, these particles along with varnish accumulate, which have the potential to damage the engine.

When a vehicle owner brings their vehicle to Herb Chambers Maserati of Warwick for an oil change... 

 

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Advantages of Buying a Used Car

Regardless of the type of vehicle you want to drive around Warwick, buying used could save you a lot of money. Herb Chambers Maserati of Warwick believes that many people could benefit from getting a used car instead of a new one.

Many people worry about the reliability of a used car. By using services such as Carfax and AutoCheck, you'll be able to use get the background of any vehicle by using its VIN. The report will have the number of previous owners, prior registration status, accident and flood repairs, and the mileage validation.

 

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Roadside Emergency Kits


Whether traveling on a road trip or driving to work, you never really expect to break down. However, breakdowns do happen, and it is important to be prepared and have all the tools you need to ensure your safety and make the situation more manageable. The following are just a few of the items you should store in your roadside emergency kit.

You should always make sure that you have a jumper cable in your roadside emergency kit in case your vehicle needs to be jumped. Having jumper cables ensures that you will be able to have someone jump your…
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Is Your Car's Exhaust Leaking?

Exhaust leaks create severe dangers for drivers and passengers. The exhaust system seeks to direct toxic gases to the atmosphere. When a leak develops, those dangerous gases may drift inside the cabin. So, it is imperative to know the signs of an exhaust leak.

Any hissing or popping noises should be cause for alarm. If the sound comes from the tailpipe, this would be an indicator of a leak. Vibrations represent additional indicators. Vibrations may occur in the seats, steering wheel, or pedals. A vibrating car isn't typical, so get it checked out. And how is your gas mileage…

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Traveling Advice for Trips with Pets


Before you take on a road trip with your pet, make sure that it is microchipped in case it happens to get away from you. Never leave your pet for long periods in the car unattended, even if you do not think it is too warm out. Accidents can happen in a split second.

You should either crate, restrain or strap in your pet so that he cannot wander around the car while you are driving. It is never a good idea to drive with your pet on your lap because it can be a major distraction, and your pet…
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Common Signs of Worn Tires

At Herb Chambers Maserati of Warwick, our service team is dedicated to helping you keep your vehicle in optimal condition. You should visually inspect your tires about once a month to ensure that you have a tread depth that will provide you with suitable traction, stability, handling, and braking. Have your tires inspected if you notice any of the following signs.

Your tires may need to be replaced if the sidewall is damaged. Check for cracks and cuts on the sidewall. If you notice grooves in the sidewall, a leak could be forming in your tire, so it will need…
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