Category Archives: Car Maintenance

changing a flat tire

Become a Tire-Changing Wiz with Help from this Do It Yourself Video

How-To: Video Shows Easy Way to Change a Flat Tire

There are a lot of things people worry about while out on the road – not the least of which being a flat tire. Nothing feels worse than being stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire, knowing you can’t go anywhere until you get a new tire put on your car. But how do you change a flat tire? If you aren’t sure, there’s no need to worry thanks to this how-to video that shows you the easy way to change a flat tire.

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using a power washer on a car

Be the Envy of Everyone in Your Neighborhood Thanks to These Tips to Super Clean Your Car

Video Shows How To Super Clean Your Car

Cleaning the exterior of your car doesn’t seem like a difficult task – and it’s really not, if you just want to do a subpar job. But what about when you want to give your car the super clean look? Well, it’s still not that difficult of a task, as long as you follow the tips of this video.

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hand using a tool on an engine

What Automotive Tools Do I Need in My Toolbox?

Video Shows You the Tools You Need to Be an Automotive Expert

So you want to be an automotive expert, eh? You’ve got the garage, you got the knowledge (or, at least, the will to learn), and you’ve got the time. That means you have everything you need, right? Wait, what about your automotive tools? Do you have all the automotive tools needed to be an automotive expert? You’d better check out this video to make sure you do.

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man working under hood of a car

Become an Automotive Service Expert with This Vehicle Check Up Video

How To: Perform a Full Vehicle Check Up

Every customer here at Auto Simple in Chattanooga, TN, has different wants and needs when shopping for a used car, truck or SUV. All of our customers have one thing in common, however, and that’s that they dislike having to take their car, truck or SUV in for service. And know, thanks to this video showing how to perform a full vehicle check up, they won’t have to. So, check it out if you want to become an automotive service expert.

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car jack lifting car

Become an Automotive Maintenance Expert with Help from this Video Showing You How To Get Under Your Car by Jacking It Up the Easy and Correct Way

Auto Maintenance Video Teaches Jacking Up Your Car Easily and Safely

We hear about it all the time – people hate having to worry about getting their vehicle in for automotive maintenance and service. And we get it, we hate having to do it, too. So, why don’t we all just skip the trip to the auto maintenance shop and instead start taking care of this stuff ourselves? We know, you may be thinking we’re crazy – but, really, we can do it. And we can do it thanks in part to this auto maintenance video that teaches us how to jack up our car the easy and safe way.

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scratch on car

Are There Any Special Tips and Tricks for Removing a Scratch from a Car?

Watch Now: How To Get a Car Scratch Out Without Power Tools

Have you ever come back out to your car, truck or SUV in the parking lot only to find a big scratch along the side or on one of your bumpers? If so, you know how deflating a feeling that can be. But, while you probably used to think you need to bring your car into the shop to get it taken care of, that’s no longer the case. In fact, if you watch this video now, you’ll learn how to get a scratch out of your car without having to use power tools.

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mechanic installing an air filter

Why Do I Need to Change My Car’s Air Filter?

Top 5 Reasons to Regularly Change Your Air Filter

There are a lot of things you need to do to maintain your car, truck or SUV to ensure it lasts as long as you need to it while also performing up to your standards. Luckily for you, a lot of these things are quite easy to keep an eye on. One of the easiest things you can do to keep your used car, truck or SUV from Auto Simple in Chattanooga, TN, in tip top shape is regularly change your air filter. Now, this may seem like something auto mechanics say you need to do just to get some extra cash during a service appointment, but it’s actually quite important to ensuring your car lives a long and happy life. That’s why we decided to list the top five reasons to regularly change your air filter.

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check engine light

What Can I Do to Protect My Pre-Owned Vehicle’s Engine?

4 Tips for Protecting Your Used Vehicle’s Engine

We could argue about what the most important part of your car is for days and days. You brakes, battery, suspension, steering wheel – all of it plays a role in keeping you on the road and none could work without everything else. But we think many would agree that your engine is one of – if not the – most important parts of your used car, truck or SUV from Auto Simple in Chattanooga, TN. That’s why you need to do everything in your power to keep your engine happy and healthy. Luckily for you, our experts here at Auto Simple have provided this list of four tips for protecting your used vehicle’s engine. Follow these simple suggestions and you’ll never have to worry about your engine.

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brake pad and wheel with no tire

Make Sure You’re Always Ready to Stop with These Brake Maintenance Tips

How-To: Keeping an Eye on Your Brakes

There are few – if any – feelings worse for drivers than when you push your brake pedal and nothing happens. Even pushing the brake pedal and having your vehicle sluggishly and slowly come to a stop while shaking and vibrating is a scary situation. Thankfully, this is a problematic situation that’s easily avoidable, especially if you follow these how-to tips for keeping an eye on your brakes. Read the rest of this entry >>

close up of a car tire

Step-By-Step Tips on How to Check to See if You Need to Replace Your Tires from Auto Simple in Chattanooga TN

How Do I Know When I Need to Replace My Tires?

Picking the most important feature or part of an automobile is pretty much impossible, as all of the parts work in conjunction with one another to get you where you need to go. And that means you’ve got to make sure you keep the entirety of your car, truck or SUV in tip-top shape to ensure you’re always safe while out on the road. But how do you do that? Or, more specifically in this case, how do you know when you need to replace your tires? Well, that’s what we’re here to tell you as we’re going to cover everything you need to know about keeping a close eye on your tires so you know when you need to get them replaced before it’s too late. Read the rest of this entry >>