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5 Reasons to Never Skip an Oil Change


 

Getting an oil change is one of the most important services that you can get for your vehicle. Our team at Bob Allen wants to show you what problems could arise if you ignore this essential routine maintenance appointment.

An oil change is what keeps your engine running exactly how you want it to, providing you the best performance and efficiency for a long time.

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What to Consider in a Pre-Road-Trip Checklist

Road trips are activities that most groups and families look ahead to take part. The tours are a good way of utilizing one's leisure time. To get the best out of the road trip, plan long before the date of the visit. Check out on a few things before the day of travel.

  • Have a look at the events available along the way that the team would stop and take part in for some minutes. It also applies if there are kids in the group, it will be a distraction to the team.
  • In cases of a long journey…
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Importance of Tire Tread


Let’s face it, purchasing a new set of tires is an expensive proposition, and many drivers will be inclined to hold on to their existing tires for as long as possible, before purchasing new ones. However, driving on worn or bald tires is not only illegal, but it could also result in devastating consequences for you, and other motorists.

What Constitutes a Bald Tire?

Many people assume that tires that have no visible tread are considered bald, and this is not necessarily true. Most states and Canadian provinces consider tires that have a dread depth of less than 2…
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Stop Right There!


You never know how much you need something until it’s gone, and this never rings as true as when it’s your car’s brakes -- for obvious reasons. While all maintenance is important, some are more important than others, and brakes certainly fall into that category.

Brake problems will announce themselves by making a squealing noise which is actually a safety feature from a built-in shim which lets you know your brakes need servicing soon. A grinding metal on metal sound is bad news and means your pads are down to the metal and need to be replaced ASAP…
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Have Your Engine Oil Checked Periodically


Your vehicle must continue to travel to various destinations to meet deadlines. Often during your travels, you face many rugged, rough and extreme conditions that cause your car’s engine to work in excess. Keeping your engine in good working condition is our responsibility, as if it fails, your transportation fails. Regular oil maintenance check-ups are absolutely necessary to ensure that your vehicle continues to transport you where you need to be.

Why engine oil?

Well, your vehicle’s engine consists of multiple aluminum/iron moving parts. In order for these moving parts to...
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The importance of maintaining your car


Over the course of the last 70 years, the longevity of the typical car has gone from just a few tens of thousands of miles to virtually limitless. Today's automobiles, on average, are capable of running almost forever. But a major prerequisite to make that happen is taking proper care of your vehicle and making sure that it stays on the recommended maintenance schedule.

Maintenance schedules are devised by auto manufacturers using scientific methods and vast quantities of data. One of the most important factors in keeping a car in top running order and adding to its longevity is…
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Keep Your Cool This Summer

Whether it's a faulty valve, a leak, or merely just wear and tear, the Bob Allen team encourages drivers from across Frankfort to have their vehicle's air conditioner repaired with us before the summer heat really starts to turn up.

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Tackle the Trail With The Latest Jeep Performance Parts from MOPAR

Your Jeep vehicle's trail rated heritage makes it one of the most adept vehicles on the road. But it's more than a mode of transportation. It's an embodiment of thrill and adventure. If you have dreams of taking on the most challenging of trails, you need the toughness and durability only MOPAR factory-engineered parts can provide. Check out this tweet from @OfficialMOPAR for a link to a catalog of the best engine components, chassis parts, wheels, and more! Go to http://t.co/0Qlace5ig0 for ev
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Know Your Environment: FWD or 4WD?

Down here in Danville, KY, we might not see the most snow during the winter months, but we know the harsh realities of a tough winter. And when you rely on your car to get you to work, to the grocery store, or to pick up the kids at school, you need to be confident in its handling ability. And with so many options to choose from, how do you know what will best fit…

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