Why did my tire repair cost so much?

Question: I got a flat tire last weekend when I was leaving the Cubs game, and the tire repair cost $40! Why was it so much? Didn’t patching a tire used to cost $10?—Flattened in Libertyville, IL Answer: Well, times have changed. Gone are the days when patching a tire was a quick and easy repair […]

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4 reasons why you should flush your brake fluid

Q: I recently had my oil changed at a quick lane in Mundelein, and I was told I need to flush the brake fluid. I’ve never heard of that before. Is that maintenance that I should be doing? A: Yes, we recommend periodically flushing brake fluid to remove dirty, contaminated fluid from the system, especially […]

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