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Why You Should Never Be Without Rock Salt & Sand Throughout the Winter

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , every year there are approximately 30,000 fatal automobile accidents each winter in America. Likewise, statistics from the CDC show that every year about one million Americans will sustain an injury from slipping and falling on snow or ice and about 17,000 of these falls result in fatal injuries.

One of the best ways to make sure your walking areas around your home stay ice-free this winter is to use sodium chloride rock salt and sand. Rock salt works on paved areas to melt the ice and snow;

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Online Finance Application Made Easy

If you finance a vehicle, you often choose to do so because you don’t want to allocate stores of money you can’t afford to expand, or might not even own, rather than placing today’s costs under tomorrow’s bill.

When most people go to look at dealerships for financing opportunities, they dress up in business casual – sometimes business formal - to attempt to contact any representative that could offer them approval of their financing request. Having to receive an approval on your application to get a financed vehicle, it’s important you take time out of your day…

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Drivetrain Comparison Between All-wheel Drive and Four-wheel Drive

Drivetrain type marks a critical feature to regard when shopping your next car. Whether it is a car, SUV or pickup truck we here at Erie Auto Credit recommend that you should go for a drivetrain that suits your needs. This is the reason we have plenty of all-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) to enable you to choose well considering the following factors.

Never hesitate to visit our dealership's local showroom in Erie, PA to learn more about the 4WD and AWD.

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What Message Are Your Getting on Your Dash?

If you get a warning on your dash, do not worry. It doesn't necessarily mean that something major is wrong but could simply mean that your door is ajar. Most of the time any indicator lights that light up on your dash are a simple fix such as you need to get your oil changed or your need to secure your gas cap.

 

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A Few Tips to Help You Safely Transport Food This Holiday Season

The holidays are here and you know what that means, food! This time of year there are many people traveling and transporting food to family gatherings and community potlucks. Here at Erie Auto Credit we want to help you have the best holiday season possible and would like to share with you a few tips for transporting food dishes this holiday season.

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Explore the Chrysler Pacifica and its Benefits

The Chrysler Pacifica is another installment in the growing popularity of minivans. It has a seating capacity of up to eight people to accommodate family and friends. The extra seating capacity could be more practical than taking two cars to one destination. Also, if you're in college or you're a sports fan, this a great option to consider for tailgating opportunities.

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Travel Safely With Fido This Holiday Season

Traveling with your favorite furry pal can be great for you and your buddy, but you should do a few things if you want to make the trip comfortable for your pet and stress-free for you. In order to do that, you want to make sure that you pack the right items and keep your pet enclosed in a pet carrier. Traveling with your pet in a carrier will keep him/her safe and will keep your car or SUV’s interior clean.

You’ll also need to bring your pet to the vet for a check-up before taking an…

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Find New Tires for Safer Driving This Season

Have you ever shopped around for tires? It's hard, right? You never know which set will be best for your vehicle. There are many tire brands and options available to consider.

First you have your basic passenger tires. These serve as the cheapest of your options but can become troublesome once it gets a little wet outside. You also have the option of snow tires that perform best during the winter.

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Seasonal Maintenance is Important for Your Vehicle

We've all seen that car rolling down the road with a blown headlight and strange, scary sounds emanating from beneath the hood. All of that could have been prevented with regular maintenance.

The changing of the seasons can be hard on your car and it is important to keep up with any problems that may crop up. It could be a simple headlight that goes out, low tire pressure, or thickening oil as we move towards the colder months.

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Cleaning Your Black Car

Not much can top the sophistication of a clean, shiny black car. That's why it's one of the best-selling car colors in America. But, they can be a chore to keep clean. Black shows dirt and dust really easily and the ever so annoying swirl marks. To prevent swirl marks and scratches there are a few things you can do. They include:

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