Tips For Leaving Your Vehicle at Home While Traveling

The holidays are upon us! It doesn’t matter whether it’s Thanksgiving or Christmas, either way, this is a peak time for travel. We’ve often shared travel tips for getting ready for traveling in your vehicle, but today we want to talk about what happens if you leave your vehicle at home when you travel by airplane, or if someone else …

Halloween Safety Tips For Drivers

  It’s almost Halloween! We love this time of year, but it brings some hazards, too. Here are a few things to remember to look out for to make sure everyone has fun and stays safe.   1. Take your mask off.   This may sound silly, but we’ve seen people try to drive on Halloween night with their costumes …

3 Vehicle Maintenance Tips For Fall

Seasons are changing again! As we’re coming out of this summer and going into fall, it’s actually time to start thinking about winter for your car. It’s true there’s not a lot of winter in Texas, but there’s enough to affect your car! Plus, the summer heat has also taken a toll on your car. Here are three things you should make …

State Inspections McKinney and Frisco

Here at Solutions Automotive, we are pleased to announce that we are now able to serve you by providing state inspections at our Frisco location as well as our McKinney location! We can handle all vehicle types including motorcycles and trailers! One Sticker Process So remember, if you’re looking at your registration sticker and see that it’s time to get …

How To Prepare Your Vehicle For The School Year

Did you have a great summer? We hope so! But now it’s time to go back to school. You might not realize it, but back to school time can be a tough time of year for our vehicles. Your car may suddenly be doing a whole lot more driving—off to college, or to and from school every day. You might …

3 Important Mileage Milestones For Your Vehicle

Today we want to go over some mileage milestones to keep in mind for your vehicle when it comes to maintenance. 1. 3,000 miles.  If you’ve been following our blog for awhile then you’ve heard this before, but 3,000 miles is what we recommend for oil changes. You may have heard different things from car dealerships and from other people, …

4 Causes of Vehicle AC Failure

We’re often asked, “Why is my car air conditioner not working?” There are some of the main things that can be going wrong if your car is not getting cool. 1. Freon. The first thing to check is always the freon because you could be low. If you’re low on freon, that can cause your air conditioner to not blow …

What Drivers Should Know About Vehicle Alignments

Let’s talk about alignments. Did you know this? Alignments should be done only 2-3 times during the life of your vehicle. Four at the most. Does Your Vehicle Need an Alignment? A lot of times people think, “Oh, I’ve got a pull to the right, I need an alignment!” A pull to the right can mean many things. It can …

7 Things Everyone Should Keep In Their Vehicle

A lot of people ask us what kinds of things they should be keeping in their vehicles at all times. Here’s a list of items that should be in your vehicle year-round, regardless of where you live. 1. A spare tire.    Everyone assumes they have a spare tire. But sometimes we use a spare and forget to replace it. …

The Best Way To Get an Accurate Auto Repair Quote

Often customers will give us a call and want us to give them a price estimate over the phone. But we want you to know that that’s typically not in your best interest as a customer, for us to give you a quote over the phone without us actually seeing your vehicle.  We’re not trying to inconvenience you. We know …