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How to Wax Your Car

Most drivers want their car to look its best. Cleaning your car inside out is the best way to accomplish. But there is something else you can do to keep your car looking shiny and new: Waxing! Waxing your car not only keeps it shiny, but it also prevents fading due to sun damage. Here are some tips on how to wash your car.

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Understanding Front-Wheel Drive vs. Rear-Wheel Drive

If you're considering your next vehicle and wondering if you would benefit more from a front-wheel or rear-wheel configuration, your decision will have a lot to do with your particular needs, as they each respond differently to climatic and road conditions.

Rear-wheel-drive cars are excellent for curvy roads, as their construction allows for greater stability and handling. 

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Consider Your Car's Timing Belt for Safety and Performance

As an owner of a vehicle, you will need to provide your car with quality vehicle maintenance if you want to enhance your vehicle’s lifespan. A timing belt is one of the most important parts on your vehicle. A timing belt helps your engine run smoothly by assisting your crankshaft and camshaft.

If the power in your vehicle has been gradually declining or your vehicle has been losing power completely, you may need your timing belt replaced. Moreover, if you are noticing rattling noises from your engine while in motion, this is also a vital sign that your vehicle…

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Get to Know Your Radiator to Prevent Problems

There are three things you can do to keep your radiator in tip-top shape. That will go a long way to maintaining your overall cooling system and preventing your engine from overheating. Your radiator has three major components. There is the radiator itself the radiator cap and radiator hoses.

The radiator needs to be flushed regularly. Flushing it will also allow a mechanic to inspect it for any problems. The radiator cap covers the fill hole for antifreeze, but it also seals the entire cooling system to a certain pressure. A worn seal could mean problems. 

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What to Do and What Not to Do in a Tire Blowout

When dealing with a tire blowout, there are proper and improper ways to deal with the issue. The right way to deal with the issue will make it more likely for you to get out of this situation safely. The wrong approach will make things worse for you and your vehicle.

Among the things that you should do when you have a blowout is allow your vehicle to slow down by itself. Meanwhile, you want to make sure that you keep a good grip on the steering wheel. Also, make sure that you are out of harm's way. 

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Eliminate Car Odors the Easy Way

As a car dealer, we love when you're an informed vehicle owner and understand how to care for your car. You can be the most diligent car owner, but you still might experience bad smells in your vehicle's interior. One of those smells could be cigarette smoke.

Maybe you picked up your cousin at the airport after a long flight, and you just didn't have the heart to tell her she couldn't smoke in your vehicle. Don't fear, there are ways to remedy the situation. Baking soda is a highly effective, economical remedy to remove…

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FIAT 500 Exterior Features to Consider

Imagine yourself gliding down the coast and deciding that retracting the soft top of your convertible would be the perfect addition to the road trip. You do not want to stop but know that such is the only way to activate the top. You could have kept going had you bought a 2018 FIAT 500c.

The new FIAT offers you the luxury of four stopping points on its retractable soft top. You can choose to let a crack of wind in via the roof or let the whole top down for full exposure to the elements. 

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Electrifying Exterior Features of the FIAT 500X

The FIAT 500X is a popular subcompact SUV that doesn't sacrifice style for performance or storage room. One look at this vehicle's exterior lets you know that it's a car for fun-loving people who want a vehicle that's useful and captures people's eye.

Make your FIAT 500X stand out from the other cars on the road by choosing from over ten exterior paint options. Fun choices like Giallo Tristrato Tricoat Yellow and Arancio Orange give the 500X an eye-catching look. Not only does this car look sporty, but it's also designed with safety and…

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How to Share the Road with Bicycles

At Mossy Fiat, we want to help you expertly navigate our city's roads. Experts share the road with other motorists and with bicyclists. The following advice can help you share the road whether you are behind the wheel or on a bike.

When you drive, stay alert. Alertness is important to all driving situations, and paying sharp attention can help you notice bike riders that you might otherwise miss. On a related note, please never text and drive. You could save a cyclist's life or your own. Also, always leave at least three feet between your car and…

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Changing a Flat Tire - Easier Than You Might Think

If you have ever had a flat tire, you know how the inconvenience it can cost especially if it happens when you’re away from home. We at Mossy Fiat would like to help you be more prepared for this situation. Changing a flat tire is easier than you might think if you know how and have the right supplies.

One of the most important things to remember is to pull the car to the side of the road, turn it off and turn on the emergency brake to avoid an accident. Once you get the supplies from the back…

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