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Clean Pet Hair Out of Your Car

Animal lovers enjoy taking their dogs and cats with them to many places. A nice drive with a beloved four-legged friend can be fun. Unfortunately, there could be a lot of pet hair left in the vehicle. Cleaning up the pet hair doesn't have to be a chore, though. Some cleanup steps are easy ones.

Did you know using a balloon with a little static rubbed on car seats can pick up pet hair? Adding a tiny bit of water on the upholstery and running rubber-gloved hands across it can do the same. Again, cleaning up pet hair isn…

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What to Remember in a Roadside Emergency

When your car experiences trouble on the road, there are a number of things you should try to keep in mind. Here at Bill Holt Mitsubishi, we always want vehicle owners to be as in-the-know as possible when it comes to dealing with their cars.

If you experience a roadside emergency, then it's recommended you keep your car away from other traffic as much as you can. If you're on a highway, then you should automatically turn on your hazard lights in order to let other drivers know they should stay away. However, try to stay on a…

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How to Solve Your Car's Battery Problems

Has your car's battery seemed unreliable lately? We are battery experts at Bill Holt Mitsubishi. Our insight may keep you from finding yourself unable to continue a busy day in Marietta due to a dead battery.

While your battery may require replacement, consider the following points. Corrosion around a battery's terminals can inhibit its ability to transmit a charge. Secondly, batteries can lack charges for multiple reasons. For example, you may have a bad alternator, or your charging system's cables may need replacement.

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A Look at Signs You Need Ignition Service

You need to be certain that your ignition is always in prime condition. As part of that effort, you need to be well aware of common signs that you need ignition service.

Unusual sounds are two of the most common signs that you need ignition service. If you hear a whining noise when you turn the key, odds are your vehicle is experiencing what is known as freewheeling. If you hear a grinding sound, that noise is indicative of a starter drive gear that is failing. If nothing happens when you turn the key on your vehicle, a possible problem…

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Identifying the Most Common Fluid Leaks

All vehicles leak fluid from time, and we want you to be an informed owner who knows how to care for your vehicle and what to look for in case of fluid leaks. If left unattended, fluid leaks can turn into something serious that can be inconvenient and costly. Stop at Bill Holt Mitsubishi and talk to our trained professionals about the most common fluid leaks.

  • Oil Leaks – An oil leak generally means the engine has a leak somewhere.
  • Water Leaks – Water leaks are generally caused by your AC working on very humid days.
  • Antifreeze or Coolant Leaks – This sweet-smelling…
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Why Regularly Washing Your Car Is An Important Part Of Preserving Its Value

Allowing your vehicle to accumulate large amounts of dirt and grime won't just diminish its appearance. It can also have a surprising and significant impact on the resale value of this important investment. At Bill Holt Mitsubishi, we want Marietta drivers to know just how important regularly washing their cars can be.

Prevent Rust With Routine Car Washes

Dirt, dust and other abrasive particulates can gradually wear away the protective finish on your car.
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Are Your Gaskets Still Healthy?

Gaskets form seals to keep engine fluids and gases in their designated places. There are many different types of gaskets in your car. Some of the most important ones are the head gasket that fills small gaps between the cylinders and the engine block. The intake manifold gasket helps to regulate the temperature inside the engine by preventing air from escaping. These are only a few examples and there are many gaskets and seals in your car.

Both of these gaskets operate under extreme conditions of high heat and pressure. When these gaskets fail, it can cause several symptoms

 

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Looking Out The Window While Playing Games

A fun game to play while you're in the car on a road trip is Would You Rather? This is a game where you ask each other questions about whether they would want to do one activity or a different one with answers getting very funny once you begin playing. You can create questions based on where you're going to surprise your children.

Get a fun game started with the alphabet by choosing a letter. When someone sees that letter outside the window, that person gets a point. The person with the most points after all of the…

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Warning Signs of Worn Tires

At Bill Holt Mitsubishi, our team is dedicated to helping our customers understand their vehicles. Your vehicle's tires help the vehicle maintain optimal stability, braking, steering, handling, and traction. When tires wear, it is important to have them replaced to prevent a blowout. Have your tires inspected if you notice any of the following signs of worn tires.

Check for cracks on the sidewall. If you notice a crack, it could be that the tire is starting to develop a leak, so be sure to have it inspected as soon as possible. In most circumstances...
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Keeping Odors Out of Your Vehicle

Owning and maintaining a vehicle is a big responsibility, and we at Bill Holt Mitsubishi want you to be an informed owner who knows how to take care of the vehicle. One of the many important parts of taking care of your vehicle is keeping odors out of the vehicle. We have many good tips to share with you.

The best way to prevent bad odors from invading your vehicle is to catch them before they get to that point.
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• Vacuum the vehicle regularly.
• Remove and wash floor mats regularly.
• Keep paper towels in the vehicle in case of spills…
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