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Top Tricks for Detailing Your Car

October 30th, 2020 by

Whether you like to have your car detailed once a month or every year, our team at Patrick MINI in Schaumburg, IL knows a thing or two about detailing cars. Once you have all of your supplies and a nice day with no wind, it is time to start detailing the interior of your vehicle….

Understanding the Differences Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires

October 30th, 2020 by

With winter around the corner, many vehicle owners are considering if they should get new tires. The tire experts at Patrick MINI in Schaumburg, IL can help you to decide if winter tires or all-season tires are the best choice for your vehicle. All-season tires are engineered to provide a smooth and quiet ride. They…

Want to Know how to Change a Flat Tire? Read Here to Find Out How!

October 7th, 2020 by

Many of our Schaumburg customers at Patrick MINI ask how to change a flat tire. Although it may seem like a difficult task, it’s quick and easy if you understand the right way to do it. If you’ve never changed a flat tire, it’s suggested to give it a test run before it happens when…

What are Gaskets?

October 7th, 2020 by

Gaskets form airtight seals between many different components in your car. The seals keep crucial automotive fluids from leaking or mixing. Gaskets also keep foreign matter, such as dust, debris, and water, from getting into your car’s parts. According to our service department techs here at Patrick MINI, gaskets are one of the smallest but…

Keep Your Brakes Stopping On A Dime

October 7th, 2020 by

Disc Brakes Give Your Vehicle The Power To Stop Modern vehicles are equipped with metal disc brakes that sit on each side of a spinning rotor on each wheel. When you press on the gas pedal, you are putting hydraulic pressure on the brake lines activating the brake pistons at each wheel. These pistons squeeze…

What to Do if You’re in an Accident

July 27th, 2020 by

If you’re involved in an accident, make sure that you and everyone involved is safe. From that point, Patrick MINI has some advice as to how you should proceed. Check yourself and any passengers in your vehicle for potential injuries quickly. Then check your immediate area outside of the vehicle to make sure that you…

Fuel-Saving Tips for Summer

February 10th, 2020 by

Summertime is travel time, and during this time of year, many people are concerned about a way to improve their fuel economy. The best thing that you can do to improve fuel economy is to have your car serviced before you head out. Let’s explore some things that affect gas mileage in the summer heat….

Important Ways to Keep Your Exhaust System and Your Muffler in Top Shape

January 23rd, 2020 by

Your exhaust system and your muffler are some of the most critical components of your vehicle. To make sure your vehicle operates properly, you should these important things about your muffler and your exhaust system. First, your exhaust system consists of a series of parts that begin at the rear of your engine and extend…

How to Properly Apply Touch Up Paint to Your Vehicle

January 23rd, 2020 by

Knowing how to properly apply touch up paint to your vehicle is an important aspect to maintain the look of your vehicle. There are several factors that you should consider to ensure that your vehicle looks its best. Color choice is very important when it comes to applying touch up paint to your vehicle. It…

Keep Younger Drivers Aware of Tire Changing Techniques

October 31st, 2019 by

Most drivers who have any experience on the roadways have also experienced the irritation of changing a flat tire. While this necessity is a routine for most experienced drivers, drivers new to roadways may have little information about how to properly perform tire changes. Parents and other vehicle operators thus have a special responsibility to…

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