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Dirty Car But No Time to Clean It? We Can Help!

We've all been there. You've got a dirty car but are running late to pick up your friend, relative or coworker. Suddenly, your anxiety kicks in! Thankfully, at HERITAGE MITSUBISHI-MORROW, your vehicle's appearance matters greatly to us, and as such, we are offering three steps for when you need to get your car clean quickly and effectively, so you can get yourself where you need to be, on time.
  1. Rid Your Car of Rubbish - Take a trash bag and start gutting your car of any trash you see lying around. Be sure to check under and between…
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Common Reasons for Illuminated Tire Pressure Lights

The tire pressure monitoring system in your vehicle is designed to monitor the levels of air pressure in all four of your tires. When one or more tires has an issue, your vehicle will let you know. There are some common reasons why this tire pressure light may come on.
  • There is a sweet spot for air pressure levels. Your vehicle requires that there is enough air to satisfy those requirements. Too much air or too little air will cause problems. A lot of people over-inflate their tires, but too much air pressure can lead to a blowout while on…
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Keep Your Car Battery in Top Shape

One of the most important components of your car is the battery. You need to be ensure that your battery is always in peak condition. When it's not, you need to ascertain why and perhaps replace it sooner rather than later.

There are a few factors you need to bear in mind if your existing car battery isn't functioning like it has in the past. You do need to understand that a battery that is not functioning properly can be the result of some other issue. 

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Brakes Can Be Maintained By A Proper Mechanic

You can maintain the quality of your brakes by taken them in for occasional inspections by those who know best what to do in these situations. A brake inspection that includes a visual inspection as well as a replacement of brake fluids and more can be very helpful for maintaining the quality of your brakes and keeping you safe while out on the road.

Think about all of the work that goes into making sure your brakes work from the day you purchase your vehicle. There are so many things that can go wrong, but that only helps make the…

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Dash Cams: The Value Is Incredible

Stop and think about how much value a dash camera could bring to your life today. That level of value is probably pretty high, and it should be. A dash camera is specifically there to make life easier for you, and in so doing bring you a peace of mind the likes of which you have never had before.

People don’t always realize how affordable dash cams have become at this point. They are reasonably priced, and they add a ton of value to the user. Insurance companies even recognize 

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When to Replace Your Alternator

An alternator is a heavy duty auto part that works properly for up to 100,000 to 150,000 miles, or seven years, if properly cared for. Proper care should entail routine visits to us at Heritage Mitsubishi-Morrow for knowledgeable, expert maintenance. With proper care, your alternator should function optimally every single time you get in your car. What does an alternator actually do? Here's a basic primer.

Your battery's sole electricity source is your car's alternator.  

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Roadside Emergency Tips You Need to Know

You need to be prepared to deal with roadside emergencies when they occur. It is practically guaranteed that one will happen to you in your lifetime. Would you know what to do if it did happen?

  • Get Pulled Over Immediately - It is your responsibility to get pulled over and safely off the road to avoid endangering yourself or other motorists.
  • Put On Your Hazards - Putting on your hazards lets other drivers know that you are having an issue and they should respond by giving you plenty of room to take care of what you need to. 
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What's Wrong with Your Ignition Starter?

When you turn the key in your car's ignition, you expect the engine to turn over. If not, the problems could lie with the starter. Sometimes, warning signs exist that the starter may be failing. Be on the alert for those signs so you can take action.

A grinding noise isn't normal. The second you hear these sounds when turning the key, think about taking the car in for an inspection. The same is true when you hear a "whining" noise. Strange sounds indicate problems, so don't dismiss abnormal screeches, whines, and other noises. 

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Wiper Blades: Important to Safe Driving

One of the smallest components on your vehicle is also one of the most important when it comes to your ability to drive safely. Did you know that the blades of your windshield wipers can become stiff and brittle over a period of time due to exposure to sunlight and other factors related to weather and age?

Whenever customers visit our service department at Heritage Mitsubishi Morrow, our technicians will automatically do a wiper blade check-up to see if the quality of the wiper blade is causing streaks, screeching or blurring, affecting the driver's ability to clearly see the…

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What to Do With Certain Radiator Problems

The radiator of your vehicle is one of the most important components in making sure your vehicle is clean. Once your vehicle's engine starts heating up to the point that it becomes an issue, this means that there is actually an issue with your radiator and it needs to be checked.

If you are adding coolant to your vehicle and it is still overheating, then you might want to check something in your engine. If you look under your engine and there is a puddle under your vehicle, then you may have a radiator leak. This means that you…

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