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The Pros and Cons of Automatic and Manual Transmissions

August 8th, 2018 by

Understanding the differences between automatic and manual transmissions is an important step when purchasing a new vehicle. Each transmission offers their pros and cons and failing to understand what compliments your lifestyle can really hurt your driving experience and your wallet. Are you curious what each vehicle transmission brings to the table? Do you need

Getting your Car Ready for a West Chester Spring

April 8th, 2018 by

Everything you need to know about preparing your car for this spring! Spring is here at last and we couldn’t be happier here at Lewis Automotive. There’s something about the new growth, fresh air and the shift in temperature that makes you feel relaxed and relieved. Winter is over and now it’s time to recuperate

Unseen Dangers of Winter: The Wrath of Road Salt

January 11th, 2018 by

There’s more to be worried about than bad weather! Living somewhere cold like West Chester, we are no strangers to the sometimes extreme weather that comes along in the winter months. We are used to being cold, and ready to battle the elements. Roads get salted in preparation for ice to keep us safe while

The 5 W’s: Oil Changes

December 16th, 2017 by

You might remember learning about the 5 W’s in grade school (who, what, when, where and why). The 5 W’s are important questions to ask when finding the solution to a problem. For this article, we will focus on the issue of an oil change. If you’ve never dealt with it before, here’s all you

What Type of Brake Pad is Best for Your Driving Style?

September 29th, 2017 by

Your vehicle’s brakes serve a very important function, yet it’s not something most people think about. Still, you expect them to operate at peak performance when you need them most, without exception. That’s why everyone should be more aware of their brakes and the individual components that safely help bring your car to a complete

Why Does Your Car Need An Oil Change?

July 10th, 2017 by

One of the most important things you can do for your car is to have an oil change on a regular basis. It goes way beyond just the sticker on your window saying it’s due. There’s several key reasons why you need to have your engine oil change done as part of a regular maintenance

How To Prepare Your Car For April Showers

April 4th, 2017 by

As the classic saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” When it comes to Pennsylvania’s spring weather, you need to prepare your car for the rainy days ahead. Whether it’s the casual sprinkle or the occasional downpour. Follow these important to-do’s for your car’s maintenance and for your own safety: Tires: Your tires play a

7 Ways to Winterize Your Vehicle in 2017

December 30th, 2016 by

The New Year is here, which means plenty of food, cheer, and travel! Whether you’re traveling to grandma’s house, escaping the winter down south, or staying put at home – it’s important to make sure that your car is prepared for whatever weather it may endure. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 important

Routine Car Maintenance Checks

August 17th, 2016 by

We all know it’s important to take care of our vehicles. Sometimes our “routine checks” aren’t as routine as they need to be. We’ve put together a simple list of things to check on your vehicle. Whether you check monthly or along with your routine oil change, you will extend your car’s life by ensuring

Air Conditioning Warning Signs

July 1st, 2016 by

Summertime is here so before you take your car on a long distance road-trip, or even on your regular work commute, consider having your Air Conditioning checked to ensure you and your crew stay cool all summer long! Since there are other warning signs for air conditioner failure besides it just not cooling, we’ve collected