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Schedule Your Next Service Appointment Online So You Don't Forget

With all the other things we have to worry about on a daily basis, it's not surprising that many people can't seem to find time to make an appoint for their vehicle to be serviced. Now, however, that doesn't have to be the case. Jaguar Houston North has made it easier than ever for drivers to make automotive appointments with our online service scheduler.

 

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Where is That Leak or Squeak Coming From?

Your vehicle's engine is made up of a complex system of components that need to work together. Hoses feed necessary fluids and air pressure between components to ensure engine performance is optimized. Without working belts, your power steering, water pump, air conditioning, alternator, and other functions won't work.

Hot engine fluids and air pressure cause hoses to crack and wear over time, resulting in leaks and declining engine performance - or even failure. Belts may crack and weaken due to constant movement and exposure to extreme elements. 

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Why Windshield Wiper Fluid is Superior to Water

Keeping a clean windshield is one of the most important factors when it comes to maintaining maximum visibility as a driver. Unfortunately, some people try to replace their windshield wiper fluid with water to avoid spending a few dollars on the right fluid. Here's why this is a bad idea:

Water freezes at a significantly higher temperature than real windshield wiper fluid. Once the water freezes, it will no longer be of any use to you. Real wiper fluid freezes at a temperature much lower than water's 32 degrees Fahrenheit freezing point. 

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Take Care of Your Tire Tread

The tread on your tires is what gives your vehicle traction on the road. That is why it is one of the most important areas to monitor. Without the proper amount of tread, your car, truck, or SUV can suffer from a loss of traction. While this may not be as evident during the dry season, the effects will be amplified in the rain. Bad tread will mean that the water on the road does not get displaced correctly, and you will feel the effects of that when your vehicle is slipping or hydroplaning on the road.

 

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Driving Safe While Transporting Your Holiday Meals

During the rush of holiday travels, we sometimes overlook some common tasks that we all do that could potentially become a major hazard. One of these common things is transporting food. At Jaguar Houston North, we are glad to inform you of some of the safest methods to keep your holiday feast intact during your trip and not mess on your lap.

Place hot foods like casseroles into a cardboard box. Roll towels and place them under and around the dish to secure in place so it won't slide around during the drive.

If you have enough cargo room…
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Determine the Total Cost of Owning a Vehicle

If you have enough for a car payment each month, you might feel that you will for sure be able to afford a vehicle. It is important for you to know that you will be paying for more than just that car payment, and for you to figure out if you can pay the total cost that will be required of you to own a vehicle.

You need to pay for insurance in addition to the car payment that you will be paying, and that can get pricey. It is important for you to set aside enough money to cover…

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How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Here is a friendly word of advice for you. You should always rotate your tires on a regular basis. Rotate your tires, when you perform regular maintenance on your vehicle. Tire rotation is a way to make sure that your car performs optimally on the road. It is also a way to make sure that you and your passengers enjoy a smooth ride in the vehicle. Our team at Jaguar Houston North is well-equipped to perform regular tire rotation for your vehicle with ease.

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