Experts sound off on power, performance, and maintenance

wiper blades for snow

May

31

Avoid Thermostat Failure With A Simple Check-Up

  When thermostat failure happens in your vehicle, you’ll feel it. On a winter day, while everyone’s freezing outside, you’ll be inside your car freezing, too. It’s not always easy to diagnose why your thermostat malfunctions or fails, but generally it’s likely you haven’t been performing simple coolant maintenance.   What does the thermostat do?…

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dr collatn 18-degrees

May

15

3 Steps to Keep Cool and Avoid a Blown Head Gasket

Blowing a head gasket is a common mechanical emergency, but it’s not worth losing your own head over. Blown head gaskets are easy to prevent with regular check-ups. It’s all about keeping cool under pressure. And, that’s sound advice for both the car and its driver. What does a Head Gasket do? The head gasket…

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May

01

Prevent Car Water Pump Failure Before it Happens

Having your water pump fail can put a real damper on your day. If you’ve just discovered a pool of water and coolant underneath your car, you might be wondering, what happened? Diagnosing the problem can be as easy as testing your coolant and checking the levels in the reservoir. What causes a vehicle water…

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Feb

16

PEAK Receives NASCAR Drive for Diversity Award

11th Annual Awards Upholds Industry Commitment to Inclusion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - As spectators and fans travel near and far to witness first-class racing, industry leaders and personnel gathered Thursday morning at Daytona International Speedway to honor pioneers of diversity at the eleventh annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards. “The NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards…

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make sure air pressure is right

Jan

04

5 Of The Most Commonly Overlooked Car Maintenance Issues

Caught up in the day-to-day flow of life, it's easy to overlook certain aspects of automotive maintenance - especially if there aren't any immediate consequences to doing so. Over time, however, letting things slide here and there can add up to a problem you'll eventually have to deal with down the road, and it's possible…

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Nov

13

PEAK Drivers Brittany Force and Robert Hight win NHRA World Championship

What an amazing weekend for Team PEAK!  Robert Hight and Brittany Force win NHRA championships, Matt Kenseth wins his 39th career NASCAR Cup Series race, and NHRA Sportsman racer Dan Fletcher took home his 102nd Wally. Check out the highlights below. NHRA Robert Hight ran the gamut of emotions during the NHRA Finals this weekend. …

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wiper blades for snow

Oct

02

Prepping For Cold Weather: Your October Car Care Checklist

While you might not be ready to think about it, colder days are approaching. Since it's likely still bearable to stand out in your driveway or garage, this is the best time to get your car ready for Fall and Winter. Not sure where to start? Consider using this October car care checklist as a…

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rv backup camera

Sep

29

Do Backup Cameras Actually Work? What To Know

Car and RV backup cameras have become commonplace in modern vehicles. These pieces of technology are just some of the many safety features that have come out in recent years, but they are also some of the most popular. While you will generally see these cameras in newer vehicles, few people realize that you can…

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replacement wiper blades

Sep

21

How Can I Best Maintain My Windshield Wipers?

When it comes to car maintenance, it's often the little details that matter most. Your windshield wipers are certainly among these little details. While they might not seem as essential as your transmission, these tools can save your life on the road. By keeping your wipers clean and in top condition, you will ensure your…

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car maintenance

Sep

01

DIY: 3 Easy Car Maintenance Jobs Anyone Can Do

Cars may seem complex to the uninitiated, but if you dedicate some time and patience to understanding how they work, then your car doesn't have to be a complete mystery to you anymore. While the idea of DIY auto maintenance can seem overwhelming, there are many simple jobs that any responsible car owner can perform…

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diy maintenance

Aug

30

Short and Sweet: A Step-By-Step Guide to Help Prepare Your Vehicle for the Cold Weather

Labor Day is fast approaching, and that can only mean one thing: summer is ending and fall is almost here. We all know how important spring cleaning is, but have you ever thought about fall cleaning? That's right -- getting your home and possessions ready for the cooler season is an important stepping stone before…

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all season wiper blades

Aug

28

The Best Car Accessories for Any Automotive Aficionado: Part 1

Your car is one of your biggest investments. Not only have you spent a lot of money purchasing the best car for your lifestyle, you spend countless hours in it! So, it is safe to say you'd like to show it off once in a while. We all know how easy it is to go…

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