Are You Traveling with a Pet?

If you plan on traveling, you may wish to bring your pets with you. Airlines, motels, and other venues may be welcoming to your dog or cat. What about your vehicle? Traveling with pets requires great care for both your safety and the furry one. Putting the pet inside a comfortable carrying container, for example, could help both causes. 

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Keeping Scratches And Streaks Off Your Car

After washing the exterior of your car, avoid letting it dry naturally as this can leave streaks on the surface. Use a soft towel to absorb as much water as possible. Don't use paper towels as the material could scratch the paint. You can usually get products to clean your car at Bob Tedford Chevrolet that can remove streaks that you see.

If you see swirl marks on your car after it's washed, use polish to remove them before waxing. This will give your car a smooth appearance before applying wax to make it shine. When you're…

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How you can replace your flat tire fast

A flat tire is one of the most common problems that you will face on the road. Here are the steps that you can take to quickly replace your flat tire and get back on the road.

A flat tire should only take a couple of minutes to fix with the right tools. You will want to make sure that you have a jack, a wench, a pair of gloves, some flares, and a spare tire in the trunk of your vehicle. The first thing you will need to do is put the hazard lights on your vehicle. Now, exit…

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What is the Role of Transmissions in Vehicles?

Understanding the components of your new vehicle and how they are supposed to function is a key concept of vehicle ownership. Transmissions are an integral part of a vehicles powertrain and are essential for getting, and keeping, a vehicle moving. A transmission is responsible for initiating gear changes within an engine, as it transfers the power generated by the engine toward the wheels.

Gears within the transmission can change the vehicles drive-wheel speed and increase torque production to control engine speed and torque. 

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How Often Should I Replace My Brakes?

Driving is a privilege to be taken seriously, which means you have to be responsible for your brake maintenance. At BOB TEDFORD CHEVROLET CO., we want you to be safe when you're on the road. In order to be safe, its crucial to keep your cars brakes in top condition, but knowing when to replace your brakes can be challenging.

You don't want to wait until you hear your brakes grinding to have them changed. A delay that long could lead to an accident or further damage to your brake rotors and other brake system components. Brakes should…

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