Auto Tips - Midas of Madison

Winter Driving Tips that Could Save Your Life!

Tires in good shape? Check. Using proper oil for ultra-cold weather? Check. Using coolant with ethylene glycol and in the proper ratio to water? Check. Battery in ship-shape with an expiration date far enough in your future? Check. Emergency kit in your car? Check. Sounds like you’re ready for safe and sound travel on the roads this winter. But there’s Continue Reading...
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Why (and When) to Do Tire Maintenance

Does your regular “tire maintenance” consist of eyeballing your tires as you walk up to your car? True tire maintenance, done on a regular schedule, will stretch the life of your tires, get you more miles per gallon and, most important, prevent handling problems in slick conditions. As winter approaches, proper maintenance of your vehicle’s tire is more important than Continue Reading...
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Save More than Money by Winterizing Your Car

October is Car Care Month. Don’t let the boring name fool you, and don’t dismiss it as a nationwide marketing ploy. The Car Care Council began this annual rite as a reminder to car-owners that you don’t mess with winter. Costly things happen when you don’t prep for the chilly months. About 100,000 disabling injuries occur each year as a Continue Reading...
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What to Do When Your Car’s AC Air Doesn’t Smell Right

Is your car’s air conditioner working out or does it just smell like someone who’s been working out? That’s not normal, and the answer isn’t to roll down your windows or hang an extra air freshener from your rearview mirror. In fact, if you’ve got mystery stink breezing out the air conditioning of your car every time you try to Continue Reading...
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