Traction Control

Traction Control

  Control Traction control helps limit tire slip in acceleration on slippery surfaces. In the past, drivers had to feather the gas pedal to prevent the drive wheels from spinning wildly on slippery pavement. Many of today’s vehicles employ electronic...
Jump Start

Jump Start

  The problem Nothing beats jumping in your car turning the key in the ignition and then realizing that whatever you had planned for the day is about to be canceled, or at least seriously curtailed. Your battery is dead. You either hear nothing or a bunch of...
Outta Gas?

Outta Gas?

  Every driver occasionally lets their gas tank get low enough to trigger the low fuel warning light. Even though we all know it’s best to keep your gas tank ¼ full, we still let it run low from time to time. Knowing how far you can drive on an empty gas...
Make your vehicle last

Make your vehicle last

Ensure your car becomes a vintage in Four Easy Steps   Every driver knows the importance of oil changes and routine maintenance to help keep any car ticking, and air filters clog, brake pads wear out, and serpentine belts stretch as the miles add up. Usually...
Roof Top Cargo

Roof Top Cargo

  What’s Up Top?   To save you the trouble of trawling through various ‘Best Of’ web pages we thought we’d do it for you. With Winter finally getting it’s icy claws onto our roads and mountains the snow enthusiast’s...
Platinum Level Service

Platinum Level Service

  Awarded for our great service … again! Thank you to those who voted for Fifth Avenue Auto at this years Greater Westside Board of Trade Awards. We’ve been lucky enough to enjoy some success here over the last few years and were proud to receive the...