R U Due? Come See Us for your NC Emissions & Safety Inspection
To help cut down on air pollution, many states require vehicles to pass safety and emissions tests before they can be registered. Although it can seem like a nuisance to bring your car in for an inspection every year, AAA Car Care Centers make it easy. Your safety and the safety of others on the road is important to us. […]Read more
Rough Ride? What Could it Mean?
If you experience an unusual sensation when driving, it could be more than uneven pavement or rough terrain. Ideally, your ride should be smooth and comfortable, but if you notice shaking, wobbling, swaying, or anything else that seems odd, there might be a mechanical problem. Don’t hesitate to get your vehicle checked because it could cause […]Read more
Tire Replacement on AWD Vehicles
The condition of your tires is critical to the safety of your vehicle. At some point over the course of car ownership, your tires start to lose their traction and braking ability. Tires become unsafe and need to be replaced when the tread is worn down to 1/16 of an inch. It is recommended that you […]Read more
Cars on Camera: Best Car Movies & TV Shows Part III
Sometimes cars take center stage on TV shows and in the movies. We are fascinated by fast-paced, action scenes or cars that assume a personality. Many of us enjoy watching these shows over and over again because there is something about the automobile that keeps bringing us back. Instead of watching the same old thing […]Read more
Car Waxing 101: Protect Your Car’s Exterior
According to car care professionals, waxing is one of the best ways to protect your car’s exterior from harsh elements and environmental hazards. How often should you get your car waxed and what are the best products to use? Ideally, waxing once every season, or four times a year is recommended to protect your vehicle's finish. […]Read more
Get Ready for a Memorial Day Road Trip
Memorial Day signals the beginning of summer and for many people that means a weekend getaway. If a trip to the beach or your favorite weekend retreat is in your plans, be sure your vehicle is in optimal shape before you take to the road. Holiday weekends are synonymous with traffic and the last thing you […]Read more
What’s Included in a Tune-Up?
The term tune-up is used by many people to describe a service that's supposed to make an engine run better, but there's not a universal definition of what a tune-up includes at every garage. At AAA Car Care, a tune up consists of replacing spark plugs and occasionally replacing the air filter. During the inspection, technicians may also […]Read more
Employee Spotlight on Dale Gulledge
As the facility manager at AAA South Square in Durham, NC, Dale Gulledge is focused on total customer and member satisfaction. Since September 2014, Gulledge has been a part of the AAA Carolinas team. "My Favorite thing is being part of a team that works together to complete the total member experience from car care and […]Read more