When is it Recommended to Change My Car Battery?

Nothing is worse than waking up and getting ready for work, only to discover that your car battery is dead. There are a lot of different reasons why your battery may be dead, and as a professional Maryland auto-mechanic, we wanted to outline some of them, as well as when it’s recommended you change your […]

Why To Take Your Check Engine Light Warning Seriously

No one likes it when their check engine light comes on, and while we may just want to ignore it, deep down we all know that’s not a good move. There’s a reason your light is on, and you need to have it checked out. At Pearson Auto, we’ve been helping people with their check […]

Maintaining Your Car for Better Gas Mileage

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With gas prices rising globally, you may be wondering how you can pay less at the pumps. Keeping up with routine maintenance is the best and easiest way to ensure that your car is getting the best possible mileage. Check out these car maintenance tips to increase fuel efficiency.

Do I Need New Brakes?

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Your brakes are one of the most important components of your car. Without properly functioning brakes, you risk getting into an accident. It can be hard to gauge when exactly you need to replace your brakes. But use your five senses to look for these signs that it’s time to have them replaced with new ones.

Is the Irregular Noise My Car Making Serious?

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As a seasoned driver, there have probably been times when your car made odd or unexpected noises as it runs or drives. Sometimes, you can pinpoint exactly where the noise is coming from and resolve the problem easily. Other times, you may not be able to pinpoint the exact location of the noise, and you aren’t sure if it’s serious or not. Take a look at these common car noises and what they can mean. 

Winterizing Your Car or Truck for a Long Winter

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Winter is almost here, is your car or truck ready to go? The winter months can be harsh on your vehicle, but you can make things easier by performing a few preventative measures on your vehicle. Taking some time today, we wanted to talk about some of these measures you can perform to help your vehicle get through the season.

Why is My Car Not Starting?

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No time is ever the right time for your car to break down, and you never realize how important your car is until it’s not working. There are plenty of potential reasons why a car won’t start. Whether you’re currently sitting in a car that won’t start or preparing for a worst-case scenario, check out these top reasons why a car won’t start. 

5 Ways We Winterize Your Car

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It may be the middle of the summer but here at Pearson Auto, we’re always thinking ahead. With Alaska’s brutal winters, you have to make sure that your car is ready to handle the tough winter conditions. Pearson Auto is here to help you winterize your car.

How to Consistently Winterize Your Car

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Winterizing your car is a normal task throughout much of the United States, but winterizing in Alaska is a necessity. Harsh winters and cold temperatures that tend to persist throughout the year can take a toll on your vehicle. At Pearson Auto, we want you to be ready for any situation, and we have a few tips for winterizing your vehicle and preparing for intense weather conditions.

Why You Need All-Terrain Tires

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In Alaska, the terrain changes quite often. People love living in the Fairbanks area because they can enjoy the amenities of the city while adventuring in the wilderness every weekend. Some roads in Alaska change from smooth tarmac to rough, cracked ground. You might drive off-road, or you might need to drive up gravel or dirt paths to reach the homes or businesses you wish to visit.