Tips for Installing Your Child’s Safety Seat

Many new parents think that saving for college or answering questions about the meaning of life are the most difficult challenges of parenting until they’re faced with installing a child-safety seat. While this task can be tough, it’s definitely surmountable with a little patience and perseverance.

In-depth reviews of your vehicle’s manual and the seat’s instruction booklet are the first steps to properly installing any seat. Your vehicle also likely has pre-attached tethers and other devices designed to simplify safety seat installation, so locate and familiarize yourself with 

 

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What Apple CarPlay Has to Offer

At Earthycars we know how important connectivity is for drivers in Williston. For this reason, we want to give you some information on how Apple CarPlay works.

Apple CarPlay allows you to use your iPhone on the go to access entertainment, apps, and news with your vehicle's infotainment system. The information you need commonly gets displayed on a touchscreen by connecting your phone using Bluetooth or USB. However, Bluetooth makes a safer option, 

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Choosing Your Teen's First Car

When your teen starts to learn how to drive, then it is time for you to start thinking about buying them a car. For most parents this is a mix of excitement and trepidation.

Identifying the right model is all about understanding how to get the most safety features that you can in a simple, straightforward vehicle. Complicated software interfaces and big, powerful engines are not a good idea for a new driver. Likewise, make sure that you don't get a vehicle with an inefficient engine, because that can quickly rack you up significant monthly expenses in terms of…

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The Difference Between Refinancing and Trading in Your Car

At Earthycars, we always want to make sure that our clients and the community are well-informed when it comes to financing or trading in a vehicle. Whether your loan is paid off or not, it is important to know the difference between refinancing and a trade-in.

If you want to refinance a car, it is usually because you still have a loan and you want lower payments. Refinancing will usually extend the length of the loan, but in the end, you will have a lower payment, and most times, a lower interest rate.

Trading in your vehicle while you have…

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Top Tips for Cleaning Your Tires in Williston

You want every part of your vehicle to shine when you hit the road. Your tires tend to get pretty filthy because they collect dirt from the road, along with brake pad dust. If you want your tires to look as good as the rest of your car, follow these tips from Earthycars.

First, gather all of your supplies so that they are handy. You will need clean towels, a bucket, a bristle brush, and a hose, minimum. You may also want to consider investing in a wheel brush, lug-nut brush, and a pressure washer.

 

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What to Do During a Roadside Emergency in Williston

Running out of gas, blowing a tire or experiencing engine trouble can be a scary experience. The team here at Earthycars wants our clients to be prepared and safe while on the road, whether near or far. That's why we've put together these tips for how to handle a roadside emergency.

You should always keep an emergency kit handy in your car. Make sure it contains things like jumper cables, emergency flares, a first aid kit and flashlight. You may also want to keep a blanket, snacks and water in case you get stuck somewhere for an extended…

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Arrive Safely: The Subaru Crosstrek

One of the most important things that people often look for when buying a used car is the safety that it can provide for them. Whether it be just the driver or an entire family of passengers, the Subaru Crosstrek is an excellent vehicle for ensuring that you each arrive at your destination safely.

The Subaru Crosstrek has several built-in features that are specifically designed for your safety. Including specific technology to aid your sight while driving and all-around awareness, this car will make sure that you end your trip just as safely as you started it.

 

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Go Anywhere in a Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota 4Runner is a great choice if you're looking for an SUV with excellent capability. First of all, it runs on a powerful four-liter, V6 engine. It also has quality components that give it the ability to head out into rugged conditions. These are just some of the reasons why it's a popular choice amongst adventure-minded customers at Earthycars.

As you'd expect, the 4Runner can have a 4x4 system. It can be either a part-time or a full-time system. Available with four-wheel drive is a locking rear differential. This can ensure that the same amount of…

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What a Blind-Spot Monitor Is and Why You Might Want One

Automotive safety technologies have definitely advanced throughout the years. In addition to collision mitigation devices such as seat belts and air bags, Burlington drivers also have access to systems that seamlessly coordinate with their own defensive and evasive actions. Blind-spot monitoring systems currently rank among the most popular of these. At Earthycars, we want motorists to understand how these monitors work and why they're definitely worth having.

What a Blind-Spot Monitor Is

A blind-spot monitor detects moving traffic that's in a driver's blind-spot.

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What Is the Proper Way to Test Your Car's Battery?

Despite the fact that many of Vermont's drivers understand the necessity of car battery testing, far fewer know the ins and outs of this voltage testing process. In order to take proper care of the electrical system that is installed in your vehicle, doing proactive tests of the automotive batter two times a year will be advantageous.

For the purpose of your next car battery test, you will need to acquire a multimeter, which is a simple piece of hardware that allows you to determine easily how many volts the battery unit has. 

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