Child Passenger Safety

Our shop manager Mike Cooper just received his Child Passenger Safety Technician certification, and on behalf of everyone here at Big Oak Citgo, we want to say congratulations! Now that we have a Kids Safe Worldwide (more info below) certified tech in the shop, you can count on us to handle all of your child … Continue reading Child Passenger Safety

All You Need to Know About Antilock Brakes

You have to drive in a snowstorm, or maybe on a rain-slick highway. The car in front of you suddenly slows down. What do you do? If your car is equipped with antilock brakes, the answer is simple—just step on the brake and steer away from danger!   Originally conceived in 1929, antilock braking systems … Continue reading All You Need to Know About Antilock Brakes

Is it Time to Replace That Timing Belt?

Your vehicle’s engine is a complicated machine with a lot of moving parts—we all know that. But, the other thing to consider is that those moving parts have to be in sync with one another. If they aren’t, it’s a sure bet that catastrophic and often unfixable damages will occur.   That’s where your timing … Continue reading Is it Time to Replace That Timing Belt?

How to Get the Most Life Out of Your Tires

Step 1. Stop doing donuts in the parking lot every day when you’re leaving work. We see you.   In all seriousness, it’s important to take care of your tires. While they’ll never last a lifetime, with the right love and care, a new set of wheels will survive and thrive for more than a … Continue reading How to Get the Most Life Out of Your Tires

Mileage-Based Maintenance: Is it Necessary?

Even though your teeth don’t hurt, you go to the dentist every six months. And although your body feels like it’s functioning properly, you go to your physician once a year for a checkup. Why? Because even if you don’t think you’re sick, issues could be quietly hiding, so it’s smart to consult a professional … Continue reading Mileage-Based Maintenance: Is it Necessary?