Blog

Do You Know The Warning Signs of a Dying Battery?

Batteries always seem to die right when you need to be somewhere important and you're nowhere near home or work. That's why we think it's worth knowing the warning signs of a failing battery, so you can act proactively and avoid the trouble and expense of hoping for the kindness of strangers or the prompt roadside assistance.

If your answer to any of these questions is "yes," you may need to replace your battery soon...

read more
Categories:

Are You Familiar with Our Specials Page?

 

A quick question from your pals here at Gene Messer Accessories: do you like saving money?

Well, if you're at all like most folks, the answer to the aforementioned query is without a doubt a resounding, "yes!" And this is particularly true in the automotive realm, where things can get awful costly in a hurry.

Fortunately, we've a solution to this age-old problem -- and we feel you'll find it in the form of our specials page.

We rotate our promotions regularly and, as such, this page is the single best resource to remain in-the-know of those currently…

read more

Make Gene Messer Accessories Your Go-To Resource for Parts and Service

 

When looking to modify one's daily driver, where is one to turn?

Well, for many throughout the greater Lubbock, TX area, the answer has always been Gene Messer Accessories.

And why is that?

In our mind, it has a whole lot to do with two things, in particular: our ability to consistently deliver superb customer service, coupled with superior selection.

Searching for an exterior accessory, such as bed caps or covers, bull bars, hitches, lighting, suspensions, tool boxes or wheel-wheel liners? No sweat.

Or, how about something for your vehicle's interior, such as a new sound system, floor…

read more
Categories: , ,

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Brakes

Eventually all brakes will need replacing, but do you know how many miles you can get out of a set before you might need to get them replaced? Are you aware of the various warning signs that will let you know that it's time for a brake replacement?

Your owner's manual should tell you how long your vehicle's manufacturer estimates your original brakes will last, but as a general rule you should replace or service your brakes about every 30,000 miles.

read more
Categories:

Top Signs That You May Need Your Mechanic

It can be a bit alarming when your vehicle starts acting up, or your engine stalls, misfires, hesitates or is just plain hard to start. You know that you can't let it go on without getting the problem looked at, but do you know if it's a serious problem that requires immediate attention, or something that can wait until the next payday? Here are some tips that can guide you.

read more
Categories:

This is Why You Need to Rotate and Balance Your Tires

At Gene Messer Accessories, we take pride in helping our customers understand not only how their vehicle operates, but also how to maintain it so as to enjoy ultimate performance and longevity. With that in mind, here's some general background on tires.

Most people don't know that tires, even completely new ones, aren't actually completely round. When your tires are out of shape, the weight can be unevenly distributed and make the tire heavier in some spots -- leading to bothersome vibrations and faster tire wear.

read more
Categories:

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…
read more
Categories:

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…
read more
Categories:

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…
read more
Categories:

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…
read more
Categories:
Page 1 of 6