Understanding How Gaskets Benefit Your Vehicle

Your vehicle is a complex machine that is made up of all types of hoses, valves, pipes, and other components. To get these different components to work together, something has to be placed between the different types of components to ensure a tight seal. That tight seal is the responsibility of gaskets.

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Tips for Choosing a Location to Charge Your Car Battery

If you try to start your car only to find that your battery is dead, it can be a frustrating experience. Unless the battery is no longer viable, a dead battery is typically caused by leaving lights or other accessories on when the vehicle isn't running.

To get your vehicle to start, you'll need to provide some type of power to your battery. 

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What Drivers Should Know About the Types of Spare Tires

Dealing with your vehicle's flat tire is dependent upon which type of spare tire is currently stored in your car. There are striking differences between the two most prominent types. Compact temporary spares have been referred to by many drivers as donuts, and they are designed specifically for short-distance driving. 

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What You Should Look Out For In Your Fuel Pump System

The fuel pump system is found in every gas and hybrid car. It pumps fuel from the gas tank to the engine to make the car run. A problem with the fuel pump system can lead to issues with the vehicle's operation. We at Acura of Reno in Reno, NV have provided a few signs of a potential problem within the fuel pump system.

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How to Deal With Pet Fur In Your Vehicle

Pets are loved by everyone, especially their owners. Whether dogs, cats, rabbits, or hamsters, these fur-balls are so beloved by families that we often end up bringing them with us when we go on vacation. And when those vacations begin with a road-trip, that can mean real consequences for your car's interior - welcome to hair city!

Here at Acura of Reno, we figured we owe it to our readers to know a few handy tips to dealing with this hair. A big trick is static electricity - this can be used in a variety of ways to pick up the…

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Helpful Tips for Roadside Emergencies

Roadside emergencies are not only inconvenient but they can also be costly and dangerous if not handled properly. If you’re lucky, you’ll never experience a roadside emergency, but if you do, it’s important to be prepared and follow safety measures. Our team at Acura of Reno is ready to offer you assistance and advice on dealing with these types of things. Here are some helpful tips.

• Pull off the road and wait for help.
• Move away from your vehicle if you cannot park it in a safe spot.
• If you have flares, use them.
• Call for help…

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Motor Oil Myths

Most people are well aware of the fact that motor oil is the lifeblood of their car. However, there are a lot of myths about motor oil that need to be debunked. Many people believe that if motor oil is dark, then it will need to be changed. However, even though the oil is dirty, that does not mean that it needs to be changed.

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What Is A Vehicle History Report And How Can It Help You Choose The Perfect Used Car?

The prospect of finding a reliable used car can seem daunting to even the most discerning and highly seasoned shoppers. Fortunately, drivers can confidently make informed buying decisions with comprehensive vehicle history reports. At Acura of Reno. we're committed to helping shoppers make the most of this essential, pre-purchase information.

What A Vehicle History Report Is

Also referred to as a vehicle identification number (VIN) check, a vehicle history report is a collection of records that includes all 

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When Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

The best way to stay on top of important maintenance work for your car or truck is to catch any issues before they linger and cause bigger problems. This is especially true when it comes to making sure that your brakes are still in good working order.

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Tips to Remember When Test Driving a Car

Few people today buy a car without test driving it first, but do they know why they’re test driving it? We’ll all agree that test driving a shiny new car can be exciting and definitely a selling point, but it should also be a way to learn about the vehicle you’re contemplating buying. Stop at Acura of Reno and get some tips on car buying and things to remember when test driving a car.
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• Make an appointment with the dealership so you don’t catch them at a bad time.
• Know what kind of car you’re…
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