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Be Sure to Move Over and Reduce Fatalities

Every state in the county follows the Move Over Laws, which have been put in place in order to reduce the number of fatalities that occur on local roads and highways each year. According to the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition, more than 200 highway workers lose their lives every year, as well as countless others who are at risk on any given day. If more people knew and obeyed these important driving laws, then it’s easy to say that more lives could be saved each year.

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Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive Compared

As you shop for your next car, read this blog to improve your automotive knowledge and help you make a better car-buying decision. Today's post compares front-wheel and rear-wheel drive.

Front-wheel and rear-wheel drive are the most prominent types of drive systems. Each system's name describes what it does. If you drive a front-wheel drive car, its engine's horsepower reaches the pavement through the car's front wheels. In a rear-wheel drive car, horsepower travels through the rear wheels. The front-wheel-drive requires fewer parts to build, so it carries less weight and a lower...

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Warranties - Bumper-to-Bumper or Powertrain?

Choosing a warranty for your car can be an important decision, especially when you consider the high cost of automotive repairs. It’s important you understand what you’re getting before you make your purchase. Stop at Davis Genesis and let our salespeople explain all the ins and outs of warranties for you.

Powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties are both good warranties. Bumper-to-bumper are generally more expensive and don’t last as long as powertrain warranties. Here’s the difference.

When you purchase a warranty, we want to know you’re making an informed decision...

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What is Brake Fluid?

Just like many other areas of your vehicle, the brakes have a lot of moving parts. Brake fluid helps lubricate those parts and prevent excessive wear while also helping apply pressure that slows your vehicle. Over time, brake fluid can become contaminated by moisture, dirt and other contaminants, when that occurs brake performance becomes compromised and it's time for a brake fluid exchange in Ewing, NJ.

Signs that your vehicle needs a brake fluid replacement include:

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Prioritize Your Differential for a Truly Enjoyable Ride

There are many different aspects of your vehicle that you should keep an eye on to ensure that your car never lets you down. One such component that literally is necessary to keep your car moving is the differential. Understanding how it works will aid you in making sure that it is always working properly.

The differential is a gearbox that lies between the wheels of that drive your vehicle, up front on FWD cars and between the back wheels on RWD cars. Vehicles with 4WD have differentials in both the front and rear. The job of the differential is…

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What Do You Do When Your Car Overheats?

It is interesting to note that overheating is one of the major sources of engine failure. As a result, your car’s cooling system happens to be one of the most cherished parts because not servicing it could mean expensive repairs or purchases.

There is a number of ways that you can employ to prevent your cooling system from getting spoiled. The primary tip, however, is always ensuring you use the correct ratios when mixing the coolant and water. You might have noticed that most people just fill in their radiators with water without considering these ratios.

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Why You Should Keep Rock Salt & Sand Around This Winter Season

One of the hardest parts of the winter season is dealing with all of the snow and the ice that comes with it. While it may be beautiful to look at, it is also very deadly. The CDC reports that every year over one million Americans will slip and fall on the ice every year. Of these falls, 17,000 of them will result in a fatal injury.

Sodium chloride rock salt combined with some sand or kitty litter can help make sure that you always have a nice and gritty surface to walk on when you exit your home…

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What Is the Benefit of Horsepower?

Sometimes, horsepower is not given the respect it deserves. However, at other times it is over-emphasized when the people wanting to purchase a vehicle are more interested in how fast it can go than on the other benefits it provides. Either way, it is possible to miss the true meaning of the term.

Horsepower is the term given to the power of a single pony to successfully pull 33 pounds in a cart per minute. James Watt was the first to use this word and effectively describe this power. He did so after carefully observing ponies working at a coal…

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Why You Should Keep Your Fuel Tank Full This Winter

The cold months are getting reacquainted with plenty of drivers across the country, bringing a slew of seasonal habits for our customers at Davis Genesis. One of the most important decisions that you can make for the long-term success of your vehicle this winter is smaller than you think: keep your fuel tank filled. While it might seem insignificant, there are considerable risks that can come from empty fuel tanks in the winter.

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