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Gain Some Knowledge on Why Vehicles Overheat


If there's one thing that drivers in Lubbock don't want to see happen to their car, it's overheating. There are certainly ways of preventing it from happening, but knowing the signs that it might, what causes it and how you can prevent it are key to any drivers knowledge, which is why we've put some details about overheating together for you.

How Do You Know Your Car is Overheating?

  • The check…
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Learn About Tie Rod Ends from Gene Messer Accessories


Here at Gene Messer Accessories, we like to drop some knowledge on many different car pars to give the people in Lubbock knowledge about how their vehicle functions. That's why today, we're discussing tie rod ends, and what they do, and when you need repair for them.

What is a tie rod end?

  • A tie rod end is part of the steering components in your vehicle, with an inner and outer end
  • It…
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Changing Your Wiper Fluid is Easy with a Few Steps


Here at Gene Messer Accessories, we always want to encourage people to learn how to perform simple maintenance on their vehicles. One of the simplest things you can do is change your own wiper fluid. You can purchase wiper fluid from us here in Lubbock, as we have a wide variety of it, and getting it in your car only takes a few easy steps.

  • Open up the hood of your vehicle, and find the…
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What is Making Your Car Produce Squealing Noises?


If your vehicle is making a squealing noise when you drive, that could be any number of issues. You're going to want to get it check out with a service center, but you also want to have an idea what it is, too. That's why we've put together some of the common reasons you'll hear your vehicle make a squealing noise.

  • If it squeals while you turn the steering wheel, it…
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Winter Car Tips Apply Even in Lubbock

 

While we're not likely to see any snow falling in Lubbock, that doesn't mean we're not going to experience wintery weather. People could be traveling to places with snow, and when the temperature drops, we all need to be aware of what that can do to our vehicles. That's why we've put together a list of ways to prep your car for winter.

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Learn How a Coffee Filter Can Clean Dashboard Dust

 

There's many different ways to make sure your vehicle's interior stays clean, and we've highlighted many of them here on our blog before. One thing we've found is that no matter what you do, it seems like you're always getting dust on the dashboard. Well, we've found that if you use one common item, you can have a hassle-free clean, and keep your interior shiny.

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Get Efficient with Your Food and Drink Storage in Your Car

 

At Gene Messer Accessories, we provide drivers in Lubbock with many solutions when it comes to improving their vehicles either through performance, or convenience. But, there are some everyday objects that you can use to be more efficient too, and even means keeping a clean car when it comes to food and drinks. It's why we thought we'd share these two tricks for when you have lots of drinks and food to store while you're on the go in your car.

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How to Perform the Penny Test to Check Tire Tread

 

There are plenty of things you can do to check on your vehicle's overall condition and health. When it comes to tires, you want to make sure your tread is at the right amount, because if it's not, you're not going to get the desired grip on the road, and that can lead to safety concerns. But, there's an easy way anyone can check, and it's the penny test.

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Keep Safety First When Driving in the Rain


When it comes to the rain, we have the accessories that keep you safe like wiper blades and more, but on top of that, there are steps everyone needs to take to stay safe when the roads do get wet, because the conditions can get dangerous. But, if you follow some of the steps we've provided, you'll be able to stay safe.

  • If you can, try and avoid driving in heavy rain, and…
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