Is Your Exhaust Leaking? Here's What You Need to Know

Being a car owner isn't easy. You have to take care of your car on a regular basis to ensure it lasts as long as possible. This includes regular maintenance checks and oil changes, as well as checking on your tires and your vehicle's exterior. Even if you have regular maintenance performed, however, you might not realize that other issues can arise. 

read more

Understanding a Powertrain and a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty

When you select a new automobile to purchase, you also need to educate yourself on the warranty options available to you. These include two primary types of warranties, the powertrain and the bumper-to-bumper warranty.

The powertrain warranty is one that covers those components of a vehicle that make it move. This is basic warranty coverage on a new vehicle.

read more

Knowing the Difference Between Summer and All-Season Tires

The tires that you pick out for your vehicle are going to affect the way that it drives. Our staff at Mark Mitsubishi wants you to make an informed choice when you are purchasing tires.

Summer tires are performance tires, and they can help you travel well over wet surfaces. They are great for warm weather, and they can make your vehicle more fun to drive. All-season tires are going to give you a long tire life. They will stay in good shape through all of the driving that you do. They can be a good choice if you are…

read more

Reasons to Consider Purchasing a Crossover

It is important that you spend your money on the right kind of vehicle. Our staff at Mark Mitsubishi can help you choose between the options so that you end up with something that you love. We think that you may appreciate all that a crossover can offer to you.

One of the reasons that you might appreciate a crossover is the style aspect of this vehicle. Crossovers are usually designed in a way that makes them look extra special, and they stand out from other vehicles around them. Another reason that you might appreciate crossovers is the fact that…

read more

What are the Technology Features That Come With the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage?

Are you in the market for a reliable compact sedan? If you are, you should consider the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4. Not only does the Mirage G4 come with numerous safety and comfort features, but it also comes with a wide range of innovative technology features. If you read further, you can get a better understanding of a few technology features that come equipped with the 2018 model.

The 2018 Mirage G4 offers an optional Smartphone Link Display Audio System. All of your favorite features and apps are easily displayed on a vibrant touchscreen with this system in place.

read more

Avoiding Key Fumbles in the Mitsubishi Outlander

The Mitsubishi Outlander combines plenty of pluses to make for solid family transportation. It has enough room for up to seven adults you can fold down the rear seats to accommodate more cargo. Driver-assist features protect you on the highway by warning you of potential hazards. And Super All-Wheel Control ensures that you maintain a firm grip on any road surface under all types of weather conditions.

You won't have to fumble with your keys again with the 2018 Outlander as long as you have the key fob with you. To lock or unlock the doors, all you have…

read more

Replacing Flat Tires

Many a vehicle owner knows the frustration of having a flat tire. Tires flatten when punctured or when weakened from wearing unevenly. The first step requires finding a safe place to park away from traffic. Get the jack, lug wrench and spare from the trunk of the vehicle. Loosen the lug nuts. Raise the vehicle by placing the jack under the recommended vehicle location. 

read more

Do Your Headlights Still Shine as Bright as They Used To?

Have you noticed lately that you just can't see as much as you could a few months back? Well, you may have headlights that are about to go out. Good headlights are so important to keep in good working condition; what could be worse than having no lights out of nowhere, when you're on some dark back road?

The first, and most simple thing to try is just wipe off the lenses with a clean cloth, to remove any dust and debris. 

read more

Jumping a Disabled Vehicle

There may come a time when your vehicle won't start. An easy way to overcome this problem is to ask for a jump. Jumping a vehicle involves connecting cables from a running car's battery to the one that doesn't work. To begin the process, you will want to make sure that both vehicles are in park and that both vehicles are turned off.

Then, you connect the red clips to the positive terminal of your vehicle and the positive terminal of the other vehicle. One of the black clips will be applied to the negative terminal of…

read more

Cold Starts and Motor Oil

Winter weather can be hard on vehicles in areas that have a defined winter cold season. Oil must flow from the very first crank to protect engine parts. For cold weather starts, the numbers in the oil viscosity rating are important.

The first numbers are usually 5W, 10W, 20W, or 30W. The W stands for winter, and these numbers show that the oil's rating for cold weather. The lower numbers go with low temperatures. The best rating for cold weather would be 0W. The following SAE numbers, usually 10, 20, 30, or 40 represent the weight of the oil…
read more