Archive for the ‘Service’ Category
What is safety glass in a car?
Are you curious about the glass in your car? What is the difference between tempered glass and laminated glass? Why do front windshields hold together after an impact? What is safety glass in a car? We have your answers. (more…)
Where to get an oil change near Chicago?
An oil change is perhaps the most important thing you can do for your vehicle to keep it running healthy. Apex Motorworks in the Chicago suburb of Burr Ridge realizes this and that’s why we provide free oil changes for a year on any vehicle we sell. If you are wondering where to get an oil change near Chicago, come to us! (more…)
Advantages to using nitrogen in tires
Are there advantages to using nitrogen in tires? Most definitely. There are actually three major reasons why nitrogen leads to more consistent tire pressures. The first is that nitrogen migrates through rubber slower than oxygen, the second is that nitrogen is less susceptible to pressure changes based on temperature, and the third is that nitrogen fill has less moisture than traditional air fill. Let’s explore each of these reasons in greater detail. (more…)
One of the best (yet most challenging) aspects of vehicle ownership is keeping your model well-maintained and ready to take on the elements. Common jobs like tire replacements, fluid top-offs and oil changes can be done right from the comfort of your driveway or garage, and the latter is what we want to focus on. If you’re looking to take on a new maintenance project, and save some money in the process, our Apex Motorworks team will show you how to quickly and easily change your vehicle’s oil today! (more…)
With the cold and snow comes new hazards and challenges that your vehicle is sure to meet from time to time on the road. It’s an unfortunate fact of life that frigid conditions can lead to your tires becoming underinflated or completely flat, so we want to help you if this should happen to you at any time. Come with Apex Motorworks as we show you how to change a flat tire quickly and easily – you’ll be back on your feet in no time! (more…)
Location requirements for smog tests in Illinois
More people are using cars for their transportation needs than ever before – though the convenience that these machines provide cannot be understated, it’s also important to realize that they all can release harmful chemicals into the air, which can damage air quality over time if not kept under control. In an effort to combat this, there are many Illinois counties (in the Chicago and St. Louis metro areas) that require mandatory emissions testing on new vehicles to ensure that the atmosphere is kept clean and breathable. If you’re wondering if you need to get your vehicle tested, we’re here to help you out. Check out the location requirements for smog tests in Illinois with Apex Motorworks today! (more…)
What service should you get on your car before winter?
Nobody wants to hear this, but winter is coming fast. The thermometers aren’t stretching their legs anymore, the winds are bringing the chill air for the season to come, and you’re probably already cranking the heater in your car. With that said, what service should you get on your car before winter? We can help you out with that in Chicago at Apex Motorworks. (more…)