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Does Check Engine Light Mean Unsafe To Drive?

Does a check engine light mean it is unsafe to drive your vehicle? A check engine light gives us all that awful feeling. The feeling of having to pay for major repairs is always a concern. However, a check engine light could mean a variety of things. Cars have a diagnostic center for a reason. Your vehicle is telling you that something is amiss.

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Avoid a Worst Case Scenario by Having Your Tires Rotated

Imagine you’re meeting with a new client and you come out to your vehicle to find a flat tire. Or you’re with the person you finally were able to get a date with and while driving to dinner you have a tire blow out.

Both of these scenarios can be very embarrassing! But thankfully those are just scenarios.

You can take proactive measures for better assurances that your tires are in good condition by maintaining a regular tire rotation schedule as recommended by the manufacturer. Your tires need to be rotated so that they wear as even as…
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Have Your Battery Checked Out Today

Replacing the battery under your hood in pristine performance and condition is very important if you like getting from point A to point B at the time you actually want to! If your battery is barely starting your car each morning, it could be that your battery is on it's way out the door (so to speak). A quick battery health check at our facility could easily diagnose what the problem is. Or maybe you simply want to check and see how much life your battery has left. Whatever the case, stop by our facility and let us check…
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Do you Know What Your Car Needs?

Quick-what's the correct motor oil for your car? If you don't know the answer off the top of your head, then it's time we found out.

The best (and easiest) way to figure out what kind of oil you need is to first check your car's owner manual. It's also best to adhere to what your manual says, so as to not void your warranty. You can also cause unnecessary damage to your ride by using a lower grade motor oil than it needs. But, generally speaking, synthetic oil is the way to go. It…
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Be Sure Your Oil Is Working To Its Full Potential

An oil change is one of the most basic and essential things you can do for your vehicle. The oil is responsible for a number of different things. Most importantly the oil is responsible for lubricating the engine so it can run smoothly. The oil is also important for regulating the temperature of the engine. Without the oil the engine can become overworked and overheated. The best way to keep this from happening is to keep up on a regular oil change.

The more you drive the more oil you burn and use. When engine oil levels get low it…
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Safely Change a Tire with These Tips from Volkswagen

When the unexpected occurs and you find yourself on the side of the road with a flat tire, Volkswagen wants to ensure that you know how to safely remedy the situation. This is why the automaker released a helpful how-to video that explains the safety precautions to take when setting out to change a tire. Take a look.

To learn more safety or maintenance tips about your vehicle, feel free to visit our auto experts at Scaffidi Motors. Whether you have questions, or you simply are in need of a trip to our service center, we're here to help…

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Back To School Auto Tips

Proper maintenance can be the difference between your vehicle lasting five years or fifteen years. It can also be the difference between you and your family being safe or in a dangerous situation.

 

Here are 10 back to school vehicle maintenance tips to help you be proactive about your vehicle’s maintenance:

 

Engine: Remember to have your oil changed based on the manufacturer’s recommendation and type of oil to protect vital engine parts. You can extend the life of your car by several years by simple engine maintenance.

Fluids: In addition to oil, it’s important to make sure…

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Scaffidi Motors 2013 Hyundai President's Award Winner

 
All of us at Scaffidi Motors are excited to share the news; We are a 2013 Hyundai President's Award winning dealership!

For the highest customer satisfaction rating in the country Scaffidi Motors has been recognized by Hyundai Motor America as one of the highest rated dealerships in the nation. “The recipients of the President’s Award shine, not only in sales, but also in customer satisfaction,”...
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Increase Tire Life With Regular Rotation & Balancing

Tires do a lot of work. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With such critical work to do, you want your tires to do their job well. And since replacing tires is fairly expensive, you want them to last as long as possible.


How to…

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