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Android Auto Overview

There are a few things that have been updated in Android Auto since its unveiling in 2014 at the Google I/O. The software has revolutionized the way that people connect to their vehicles and smartphones. Now drivers are safer because they can use Android Auto to access Google Assistant, messaging, calling, music, and so many other apps. 

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Revive a Dead Car Using Jumper Cables

If you find yourself with a dead battery, you can try to revive the battery using jumper cables. The cables are red and black. The red cable attaches to the positive battery terminals and the black to the negative ones.

You start the process by turning off both cars. Attach the jumper cables to the good car first. 

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The Dangers of Glare from Headlights

One of the issues that you are going to be faced with while driving at night is glare. The vehicles are going to be shining lights of various brightness when they are driving. Also, the highway where there are hardly any other drivers can be worse because of the high beams. You may not only experience the initial blindness of the light, but also the troxler effect which is the residual effect of the light.

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A Brief Explanation of a Blind Spot Monitor

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, many offer a number of available safety features, which include a Blind Spot Monitor. At Herb Chambers Maserati of Millbury in Millbury, MA, we stay current with the safety features that come with the models in our inventory so that you can make an informed choice.

A Blind Spot Monitor is one of the most popular safety features available. 

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How to Prevent Your Car from Being Stolen

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that more than 750,000 vehicles are stolen every year. The faster a criminal can access the interior and drive away with a vehicle, the more appealing that vehicle becomes. However, there are a number of ways for owners to make their car, SUV or truck less of a target.

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Debadging Your Vehicle

Debadging your vehicle is not as hard as it seems. However, the first step in this process is to figure out why you want to do this to your vehicle. Not only will you make a mark on your vehicle, but you will also bring down the value of your vehicle, too.

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Protect Your Car from Salt Exposure

Salt melts snow and ice allowing cars to travel on roads. Salt corrosion, however, may cause unsightly damage to a vehicle. Paint fades away leaving terrible spots on a vehicle. Salt corrosion can also cause problems with a vehicle's brake lines, which presents dangerous safety hazards. If you live in a snowy region, take extra steps to protect a vehicle against road salt.

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Sluggish Engine? It Might Be Your Fuel Pump

The primary purpose of your fuel pump is to deliver a consistent flow of fuel to the engine whenever you push down on the gas pedal. When the fuel pump is faulty, it might feel as if your engine is sluggish or unresponsive. Here is a quick look at a few more signs that your fuel pump could be damaged.

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Keep Your Automotive Filters Clean

Every vehicle comes with either or both cabin filters and air filters. It is important that these filters stay clean at all times because damage can be done to the car if they are not properly treated.

The cabin filters stay near the engine. While driving, whenever dust or dirt aims for the engine, the filter will catch it and destroy it.

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