7 Things You Should Never Do When Changing a Tire

7 Things You Should Never Do When Changing a Tire

Flat tire? Yeah, that’ll ruin your morning for sure. Let’s face it—no one wants to end up with a flat tire on the side of the highway, but life happens sometimes. To make this unpleasant task a little bit easier, you’ll want to prepare yourself for the worst situation....

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Tricks for Keeping Your Car Battery Charged In Cold Temperatures

Tricks for Keeping Your Car Battery Charged In Cold Temperatures

According to the Weather Channel, the average low temperature in Seattle in winter is in the high 30s; and, all Seattle residents know that winters come with freezing rain and snow. Having a strong car battery to get you from place to place is a must. Don’t get stranded...

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How often should you REALLY change your oil

How Often Should You REALLY Change Your Oil?

Do I really have to change my oil every 5,000 miles?! You probably think this to yourself each time your Subaru dealership alerts you it’s time to come in again for a service appointment. Don’t just go with the motions. Ask questions about your service—and bust myths about how...

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AC DOS AND DONTS

Subaru Air-Conditioning Dos and Don’ts

Restoring an old Subaru as a side project? Did the AC go out in your newer Subaru model? If you’re a do-it-yourself type of person, you might run into some confusion. When its time to work on the air conditioning in your Subaru, you’ll want to know the dos...

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Here's How to Keep Your Parked Car Cool This Summer

Here’s How to Keep Your Parked Car Cool This Summer

Few things are worse than sticky leather mixed with a hot summer day. Whether you’re driving to the pool or heading home from work, cruising around in a cool car (and not sweating!) is the ideal situation…but how? Parking your car in the shade isn’t always possible—so we’ve rounded...

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Our Philosophy on Brake Replacement

Our Philosophy on Brake Replacement

Do your brakes squeal, grind, or grab? Are you experiencing jerky stops? Is your warning light flashing? It might just be time for a brake system inspection. At Suburb Service, we our customer’s safety is a top priority—and, while not the most glamorous car part, brakes are an important...

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Here’s Why Quality Motor Oil Is Important

Here’s Why Quality Motor Oil Is Important (And Why You Should Change It Regularly)

Not changing your motor oil? That’s a non-starter. Motor oil needs to be changed at regular intervals, no matter how old or new your car. It’s a vital part of keeping your car’s engine running properly and you away from the shop. But, what kind of motor oil does...

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How to Maintain a Vehicle You Don’t Use Often

How to Maintain a Vehicle You Don’t Use Often

Do you have a vehicle just sitting in your garage that you don’t use often? Is it just the older “family vacation” car you only drive on road trips? Maybe its a truck just used for hauling large items, but not for everyday driving. Whatever the case, you’re probably...

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How to Clean Germs From Your Car

How to Clean Germs From Your Car

Are you a germaphobe? Have a germaphobe ride in your car quite often? You’re going to find yourself cleaning all the time. Cars are breeding grounds for all sorts of microorganisms. Beyond vacuuming the floorboards and cleaning our your trash, you might be wondering how to best clean your...

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