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Why Your Vehicle Failed Emissions

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Failing an Emissions test can be a frustrating experience. Vehicles that fail the emissions or smog test cannot be registered with the DMV, meaning if your car fails you will not get a license plate for it until repairs are made and retested. Most inspections give you point by point constructive ...
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Proper Car Maintenance

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Properly maintaining your car is key to keeping it in top condition. It can also help ensure your safety, the safety of your passengers, and your fellow drivers. While it’s common to prepare your car for the harsh driving conditions of winter, it’s equally important to prepare your vehicle for ...
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Staying Safe in the Event Your Car Breaks Down

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There are few things scarier than running into trouble while on the road. Whether your vehicle is having a mechanical failure, an overheated engine, or a flat tire, it’s important to know what to do. Having a reaction plan and knowing how to stay safe are vital. Here’s what you should do in the ...
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How to Prolong the Life of Your Car

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After you buy a brand new car, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is service and maintenance on it. Even though you may not need it now, it’s important to keep it in the back of your mind if you want your new car to last a long time. With proper service and maintenance, you can ...
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What’s that Leak? Tips for Identifying Dripping Auto Liquids

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As you’re backing out of your garage you see a large puddle a suspicious fluid where your car was parked. What is that? What did I do? Is my car broken? How much is it going to cost to fix this? Before you start to assume the worst, find out what the fluid is. Some automotive fluid leaks are ...
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How to Avoid Overheating your Vehicle

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You might love the summer heat, but your car may not. When temperatures rise, it’s important that you help keep your car cool for your own safety, and to prevent damage to your car. Learn how to avoid overheating your vehicle and what to do if your car overheats below:Park your car in the shade: ...
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What Should You Do if You’re in a Car Accident?

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If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know how unsettling it can be. You don’t have much time to think, and everything happens so quickly. That’s why at Ormsby Motors, we want to make sure you are prepared and know exactly what to do if you are ever in an accident. StopThe first thing you ...
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What to Ask When Buying a Used Car

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Those in the market for a new vehicle find the prospect of purchasing a used car to be an attractive one: not only is it an option that works with a variety of budgets, but you can still get the car you’ve dreamed of without sacrificing your taste and ultimate wish list!But, like many things in ...
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Choosing a Car That is Best for You

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When it comes to choosing a car, there are many factors to consider. You’ll need to consider your lifestyle, budget, new or used. There are a variety of types: Sedans. The most common vehicle type on the market, a sedan is a passenger automobile that comes with four passenger doors, carrying five ...
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When Your Vehicle Makes Strange Noises

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Vehicles make a variety of noises while operating, many of which are perfectly normal. If your vehicle begins to make new sounds you haven’t heard before, or if a certain unusual noise is persistent, it may be cause for attention. A vehicle is a complex piece of machinery, so it can be hard for ...
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What to Know about Financing Your Vehicle

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If purchasing a new vehicle is a new process for you, you may be tempted to think it’s as easy as visiting your local used car lot, test-driving a few that speak to you, picking out your favorite, and driving off into the sunset with the car of your dreams. Well, SOME of that is true! When you are ...
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Summer Tune-Up Tips to Know Before Your Road Trip

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As we enter the month of July, there’s no denying that we are in the midst of those coveted “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.” This is the time of year that is the favorite of many and for very plenty of good reasons. Summer is the season to take full advantage of the great outdoors, to enjoy ...
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Is Your Car In Its Best Possible Condition? These Quick Tips Can Tell You!

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Take a moment to consider your current vehicle. It is a prized possession both of pride and convenience. It gets you from place to place safely and quickly, all while giving you a stylish and comfortable ride. Yes, a car is certainly something to be valued and cherished, that is, until something ...
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Car Maintenance Tips

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With all the recent technological advancements in automobiles, our cars are running better than ever. These new vehicles are allowing us more miles in between service check-ups. The reliability can almost make us almost forget about vehicle maintenance until it is too late. Follow these few tips to ...
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How to Find a Great Mechanic

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You’re driving home from a long day at work, looking forward to some much needed downtime, and your “check engine” light comes on. If you’re like most people, you immediately flinch at the thought of unnecessary overcharges and the inconvenience of dealing with this unexpected and unpleasant ...
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