Jumper Cables: A Drivers Best Friend

Here at Cook Motor Company, we believe that jumper cables are genuinely a driver's best friend because of their ability to bring your dead battery back to life. When it comes time to using jumper cables, you need to make sure to use them properly to not hurt yourself.

Ensure that both ignitions are entirely turned off before you begin this process. Starting on the working vehicle, place one of the red jumper cables onto the largest of the two battery terminals; this one is the positive end. Place the next red line on the opposite battery in the…

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What is the Value of Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay remains a top feature promoted by scores of manufacturers. At Cook Motor Company, many of our selections come with Apples tech system, and access to CarPlay often improves the driving experience. Commuting becomes a lot more enjoyable when you can listen to podcasts, music, and other entertainment selections.

CarPlay provides more than entertainment options. Drivers may use the system to access the GPS and other apps. Find out about traffic and weather, and use the touchscreen to access such preferred programs.

Apple CarPlay works with
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Fuel Economy Tips

The cost of gas is always changing, and there is nothing that you can do about that. However, you can get more miles per gallon by improving your fuel economy. The best thing that you can do is to get regular vehicle maintenance. You will need to get the air filters and oil changed on a regular basis. Regular maintenance will not only help you save money on gas, but it will also extend the life of your vehicle.

It is important for you to check your tires on a regular basis. If your tires are under-inflated

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The Dynamics of Oversteer and Understeer

The dynamics of how your vehicle turns on command often comes down to understeer versus oversteer. Most people have a preference when it comes to which of these features they will tolerate in a new vehicle, but they're very different from each other.

When you have a vehicle that experiences oversteer, you'll find that the steering will be a lot more sensitive to you moving the steering wheel. With just a slight turn of the wheel, your vehicle will make a dramatic movement. Understeer refers to the sensitivity of steering from a different perspective.

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Proper Flat-Tire Replacement

At Cook Motor Company, we know that competently driving a car incorporates several skills. One of those skills is correctly changing a flat tire. If you're uncertain about how to change yours, just follow our instructions, which can be useful in Ladson or anywhere.

Only change a flat tire on level pavement or firm ground. Begin with your parking brake and hazard lights engaged. Next, locate your spare tire, jack and lug wrench. All three should be in a wheel well under your trunk areas floor.

You'll find a notch on the frame near your flat tire. 

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How To Get Stated Off-Roading

If you have a truck or an SUV, then you have a vehicle that can allow you to do some serious off-roading. However, you may be wondering how to get started. Here are some tips on how to begin your next off-roading adventure.

Forums
There are a number of off-road forums filled with people with vast experience in taking an SUV or truck over different types of terrain. These forums offer lots of valuable free advice,.

Local Clubs
?Just about every city and town has an off-road club that you can join. 

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SUVs Are For Everyone at Cook Motor Company

SUVs are often pitched as being family-friendly vehicles, and they certainly are. However, an SUV can be the perfect ride for singles, couples and large groups, as well. With multiple seating options, excellent handling abilities and more, purchasing an SUV might fit your lifestyle better than you ever could have imagined.

Need a vehicle to take with you to the beach, woods or mountainside? An SUV is the jack of all trades in this regard, as it offers several benefits for those looking for adventure. First, an SUV can provide the space 

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The Crossover Appeals to Families and More

An SUV has many tremendous benefits for families. The spaciousness helps transport members of every age group. However, an SUV might be a little too big for some consumers. Thankfully, car shoppers have another option available. The crossover could be the perfect substitute. Dubbed a compact SUV, a crossover delivers excellent interior spaciousness in a smaller package.

The inclusion of a third row drives much of the interest in these models. With the third row, more passengers can fit comfortably inside the crossover. 

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Android Auto Features You’ll Love

Android Auto is an in-vehicle technology that’s popular among new car buyers. That’s because it offers a robust list of features that enable you to enjoy music and make calls hands-free. Below are a couple of features you’ll love.

Google Assistant

Since Google Assistant is available on Android Auto, you can use voice commands to request songs with ease. In addition to the convenience of this technology, it enhances safety by allowing you to stay focused on the road.

 

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Detailing Your Car When You Have a Pet Hair Mess

It's fun taking your pets on the road with you, until you notice the mess that it makes. If you're faced with a pet hair mess inside of your automobile, Cook Motor Company has some tips to help you out.?
  • It's best to be prepared. You can lay a blanket down on your seats to protect them from pet hair. It's much easier to remove the blanket and wash it than to detail your whole interior. You can also use a crate in the back of your vehicle to keep your pet contained.
  • Vacuums that are…
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