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Car Cleaning Tips and Tricks for DIY Headlight Restoration

Have you ever wanted to clean your car's headlights? If yours are looking dirty and clouded with a yellow color, you probably find it more difficult to drive at night due to the lights dimming. There are ways to fix headlight problems like this one from home. You can use some simple ingredients around the house to wipe away some of the discoloration and grime.

For one, toothpaste is a great way to scrub away the cloudy look on your lights. You can take a rag and dab a dollop of toothpaste on the exterior of your headlights, then…

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Debunking Common Motor Oil Myths

Debunking car myths could be a full-time job. And one of the biggest culprits is about motor oil. That is exactly why we here at West Side Acura think that it's imperative that we debunk some common motor oil myths so you can be an informed car owner.

The first is that if your oil is black, it needs to be changed. In fact, oil will be black for most of its useful life, and this is not indicative of needing to be changed. The second common oil myth is that you should always change your oil before going…

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Tips for Correctly Determining Tire Size

If you've ever looked closely at the markings on the sidewalls of your vehicle's tires, you may think they are a series of meaningless letters and numbers. At our West Side Acura service department, those special codes actually give our technicians a great amount of information apart from the tire's brand and model. We're happy to help you decipher these code numbers as a helpful way to understand tire size.

 

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Illuminating The Parts Of A Modern Headlight

Vehicle headlights differ from the lights you use in your home in many different ways. Probably the biggest difference is that a 'headlight' is actually composed of many different parts besides the bulb. Here at West Side Acura, we strive to educate you on the make up of headlights to help inform you of your vehicle's repair needs.

 

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