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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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Protecting Your Vehicle Against Rodents

When it comes to taking care of your vehicle, we often tend to think about the big things. Sometimes, the little things can make a difference too. It's certainly not fun when you discover rodent damage, and the consequences can be quite serious. At Mossy FIAT, we have a few recommendations if you want to keep rats, mice, and other small animals away.

First, we suggest keeping your area neat and tidy. This eliminates a food source and hiding spaces. Setting humane animal traps might be smart if you've seen evidence of rodents and want to be sure…

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Techniques for Removing Pet Hair from Upholstery

There are a lot of things that you probably love about your pet. They greet you when you come home from work, and they snuggle with you on chilly evenings. You probably don't like when they leave a lot of fur behind on your car's upholstery. We want you to be updated on some of the best techniques to keep your car in tip-top shape, so we're going to give you a few great tips.

To remove pet hair from upholstery, you can roll a piece of duct tape or packaging tape in a ball with the…

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LATCH for Child Safety

We value your family's safety at Mossy FIAT, so we want to share some important child-seat related information today. Modern automobiles feature hardware that lets you install your kids' seats more easily.

The federally mandated Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children system was developed to reduce car-seat installation mistakes and improve children's car safety. Automakers must include at least two sets of LATCH hardware in any new vehicle with more than two seats.  

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