No, we aren’t talking about your hairline — we’re discussing your tire tread. Did you know there’s such a thing as “bald” tires? Yep! That’s when your tire tread is 2/32nds of an inch deep. 32nds? Yes, it’s a strange measurement, but it equals about 1/3 inch, and that’s how tire treads are conventionally measured. […]

Summertime means BBQs and beaches, but it also means rising temperatures and cranked up car air conditioners. Did you know that can cause your vehicle’s engine to overheat? If your temperature gauge starts climbing, don’t panic! Instead, take these steps to cool your car off: Turn off the AC: We know, it’s no fun! Especially […]

At Cape Auto, we are celebrating the summer with a special deal from now through August 31: Get a $15 – $25 Prepaid Visa Card with a qualifying purchase of a NAPA battery, alternator or starter. Your vehicle’s packed with sunscreen, beach balls and towels, but is it ready to make the drive? Of course […]

Summer-time is upcoming, and with that — the heat. Is your vehicle’s air-conditioning system working properly? Are you still feeling warm even with the knob turned to full-blast? You might need to recharge your air conditioner because it loses charge annually. Most car manuals recommend recharging every two years. So if you’ve never done it […]

Unless you’re obsessed about car maintenance, you probably don’t think about your engine or cabin air filters very often. Sure, like most car owners, you know you need regular oil changes, but you might be taken aback when the technician recommends a new engine filter — and even more so at the thought of a […]

Cape Auto’s Lobster “Penny” is enjoying winter in Plymouth inside the Cape Auto Collision Center where she’s warm and dry. Your car? Not so lucky. With winter skies dumping snow all over New England, your vehicle is probably coated in a nice grimy layer of salt and dirt — just like Penny’s convertible was. Going […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape Auto Collision Center has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications. In achieving their Certification, Cape Auto Collision Center is now an integral part of […]

Are Your Tires Safe? What You Need To Know: How long has it been since you got your tires changed? Are they aligned? Do you have snow tires to keep you safe in the New England winter? Do you need them? Here are some tire tips: Make sure your tires are properly inflated. Too much […]

Did you know that 64% of traffic accidents– or 1.6 million — in the United States have a cell phone involved? Yes. One out of every four accidents in the US are caused by texting and driving. Eleven teenagers die — per day — because they were texting behind the wheel. Clearly, distracted driving is […]