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Stay Informed About Your Car's Battery

If vehicle maintenance is a concern for you, then you should be aware of what problems can arise with your vehicle's battery. Batteries can suffer damage from a variety of cause, with a big one being environment. If you're in an area that experiences extreme seasons, then your vehicle's battery might be at risk.

Here at Hanania Subaru of Orange Park, we've seen firsthand how extreme temperatures can negatively impact your battery's health. Low temperatures during winter months can reduce 

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Windshield Chip Repair Is an Affordable Alternative to Windshield Replacement

Damaged windshields can lead to costly repair jobs. If your windshield has sustained mild to moderate damage, however, it may be possible to fix it with a windshield chip repair treatment.

This windshield repair technology uses liquid resin to strengthen the broken glass. When the resin hardens, it bonds to the surface of the windshield, forcing out the air that makes broken windshields so dangerous. After windshield chip repair, the damage to the windshield may be nearly imperceptible. For windshields that have sustained more substantial damage

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Knowing When to Go For Leaf-Peeping Road Trips

After figuring out the where when it comes to a leaf-peeping road trip, you need to know the best time to go. You need to find the right date to get the best view. Each year, the date of the year where leaves start changing colors will vary. This is why it is important to make sure that you have the knowledge that is needed.

One thing that you need to understand is that the fall colors actually start at a certain place when fall comes. This place is the Canadian Border. The Northern states like Vermont and Maine are…

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Exhaust Leaks Can Cause Signs

One of the best things about the automobile engine is that they are designed to give warnings when something is wrong. Therefore, you will be very likely to have a chance to fix something before it results in a major problem with the vehicle. One of the issues that can be fixed is a leaky exhaust.

Vibration is going to be one of the signs to look for when the exhaust is leaking. If your steering wheel is vibrating in a way that it hasn't vibrated before, then that could be a sign that the exhaust is leaking.

 

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Tips That Will Help You Safely Share the Road with People on Their Bikes

It can be very easy to miss a person that is traveling along on the road with their bicycle. Whether you are driving down a main road, parallel parking, changing lanes or driving down a side street to go home, it is incredibly important that you pay attention to the potential bicyclists that are around you. They're at a much greater risk during an accident than you are in your car.?
  • Kids are all over the place in the summer. They ride their bikes to the corner store, to friend's houses and to practices....
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Know Before You Go: Testing Your Car's Battery

Picture this: you scramble out the door, already late for work in Jacksonville, when you hop into your car, turn the key, and nothing happens. This bad-to-worse situation can be avoided by regularly testing your car's battery. To complete the test correctly, follow this procedure, provided by your friends at Subaru of Orange Park.

A voltmeter is the best and really the only way to test your car's battery, so you'll want to buy one for yourself or borrow one from a friend. Next, turn your car's ignition to "off" and turn off any lights that…
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What Does Car Wax Do?

You know what car wax does, but do you know what it is? Not many drivers worry about the composition of car wax. As long as the product delivers a brilliant shine to their vehicle, they are happy. Learning a little more about car wax, however, could lead to making a better consumer decision. And you do want the best wax.

Car wax, like any other wax, refers to a hydrocarbon hardened at room temperature. The sources of the hydrocarbon vary. One brand may come from plants while another could come from coal. How does a hardened wax spread? It…

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Budget Your Way to a Great Road Trip!

If you want to take a great road trip this year, we at Subaru of Orange Park have a few tips for your next vacation on a budget. Whether you are coming to Jacksonville or leaving out of the area for a while, using local resources can help you save during your trip.

Buying items in bulk at the grocery store can help you save money on food, supplies, and drinks. You may also want to pick up a grill and small bottles of fuel for quick hot meals along the way. Camping supplies come in handy if you can…
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Avoiding Rapid Movements While In The Car

When you're in your vehicle, you might feel a bit queasy under certain situations. There are ways to prevent motion sickness so that you can enjoy getting to where you need to go in Jacksonville. If you know that you get sick while riding, then try to drive as much as you can while in the vehicle. As a passenger, your brain can get mixed signals as to whether you're really moving in the vehicle or not, which is how motion sickness occurs.

Although you don't want to eat a heavy meal before traveling...

 

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How To Prep Your Vehicle To Tow A Camper


For our friends and neighbors in Jacksonville who plan on taking out their campers during the upcoming warmer months, the team at Subaru of Orange Park has put together a brief overview of some of the things that you will need to do to prepare your vehicle to tow a trailer.

If you are expecting your planned route to be a little gusty, you will undoubtedly be keen to avoid dealing with trailer sway. The best way to do so is by installing a sway bar onto your trailer and connecting it to your hitch. This will help to support…
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