What You Need to Know Before Buying New Tires

December 31st, 2020 by

Need New Tires? Here’s What You Need to Consider When it’s time for a new set of tires, you can’t just walk into your local auto service center and say, “Sell me some tires.” If you’re just interested in transportation and not a car enthusiast, perhaps you wish the conversation were that simple. While there

Maintaining the AC System in Your Car

December 30th, 2020 by

Mold in The Car’s AC? Gross! Who knew there could be mold growing in the car’s air conditioning system? Isn’t mold something that grows in a dirty bathroom? Yes, it is, but the same conditions that make the bathroom a prime spot for mold and mildew can also exist in those secret climate control spaces

Common Check Engine Light Repair Costs

December 29th, 2020 by

Check Engine or Check Wallet? Uh-oh. The check engine light just came on. What does it mean? How much is it going to cost to fix it? Can you just ignore it and hope it goes away? Unfortunately, no, the problem is not going to repair itself. What’s more, your car probably won’t pass inspection

OEM or Performance Brakes

December 28th, 2020 by

What to Buy for Your Car Are your brake system parts OEM–‘Overused and Extremely Matured’ Okay, that’s not really what OEM stands for, but perhaps that might be your line of thought as you choose between parts for your braking system repairs. OEM actually stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer parts. These are the parts that

What is CVT?

December 26th, 2020 by

Unscrambling the Letters Continuously Variable Transmission. That’s what CVT stands for, although that doesn’t give much clarification to those wondering. It’s important for drivers to learn since they can expect to hear CVT a lot more as a growing number of new vehicles come with a CVT. To keep up with this trend, the ASE

Types of Motor Oil

December 12th, 2020 by

Breaking the Motor Oil Code Motor oil sounds simple. You need it to lubricate the moving engine parts of your car. You understand that clearly, but you may be confused about what to buy once you realize that there are different kinds of oil stored in bottles with various numbers and codes. The professional ASE

2020 Brakes for Breasts

December 8th, 2020 by

Thank You For Supporting Our Fundraiser! Each year, AutoStream Car Care participates in a fundraiser for the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund. We are proud to support the fight against breast cancer, and we are grateful to you, our customers, for helping us do so with the annual Brakes for Breasts fundraiser. Our

20 Questions in 30 Min with Doug Grills

December 4th, 2020 by

Listen as AutoStream’s very own co-founder, Doug Grills, provides insight on creating and growing a successful, family-owned, multi-location, automotive service business. (And a few interesting facts about Doug himself!)