4 Reasons To Reconsider Diesel Vehicles

Over the years diesel vehicles have gotten a bad rap, but things have changed… Here in the United States, diesel vehicles have often not been the first choice when it comes to purchasing a car. Digital Trends notes that many U.S. consumers consider diesel a dirty fuel and have stayed away. But technology advancements have…

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Your Nose Knows Gasoline – So Pay Attention!

Understand What That Smell is Telling You Each time we fuel up our vehicles we get a little whiff of gasoline, so the smell is very familiar. However, as soon as you leave the gas station, there shouldn’t be any gasoline smell in or around your vehicle. If you do smell gasoline away from the…

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Cold Weather Checklist for Safe Driving

Staying Safe on the Road During Low Temperatures The Des Moines area experiences fairly short but eventful winters! That artic chill can bring some fun snow days for the kids, but can also make navigating roads a bit stressful. At All Pro Servicenter, we are concerned with everyone’s safety. See our brief checklist of winter…

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Don’t Neglect Your Spare Tire

The Importance of Caring for Your Spare If you’ve ever had a flat tire, then you know how important it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape, and easy to get to. It is especially important as cold weather approaches; the last thing you want to deal with is…

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Fears and Gears: Transmission Trouble

Transmission Sights and Sounds to Beware Of Automatic transmissions rule. The old days of manual transmissions, or shifting your own gears, are a thing of the past for most drivers. But automatic transmission trouble can be a big inconvenience for any driver if it comes at the wrong time and in the wrong place.  Transmissions…

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3 Cold Weather Tips for Care of Your Windshield

Overcoming Winter Weather Challenges Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle’s windshield.  Take a moment to really think about it:  Your windshield is your window to the world when you’re driving so clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels.  From ice scrapers to avoiding costly windshield repair (or…

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4 Tips for Your Vehicle In Winter Cold Conditions

Your Winter Safety Checklist  No doubt about it, winter driving in cold climates presents challenges that high temperatures found in warmer weather doesn’t. The last thing you want to worry about is your car breaking down in freezing winter weather temperatures, so we’re proud to present a few things to pay attention to when it…

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The 20.9 Percent Factor (Oxygen Sensor)

Do you know what gas makes up 20.9% of the air we breathe?  It’s oxygen. Oxygen is an important part of the combustion process that enables your engine to make power. The amount of oxygen in the exhaust provides clues as to how well your engine is running. Your vehicle has oxygen sensors that provide…

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A Few “Key” Facts (Ignition Key Issues)

“Why is My Key Stuck in the Ignition?” Many modern cars feature remote keyless entry and keyless ignition. All drivers need to do is hold their foot on the break with the key fob in their pocket, and push a button to start or stop the car. For those of us without keyless features, unexpected…

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