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What Is Synthetic Oil?

Many people prefer conventional oil over synthetic oil because it is cheaper. However, it is best for you to use synthetic oil. It has many benefits. Even though the initial cost of the synthetic oil is higher, you can save money in the long run. The synthetic oil will allow you to go longer without getting an oil change. You may not have to get your oil changed for 7,500 to 15,000 miles.

There are also fewer impurities in the synthetic oil. There are additives in the synthetic oil that allow it to be self-cleaning. This will help…

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Ben Bissett Chevrolet's Guide to Brake Pads

Have you ever put any thought behind how your car comes to a halt as you press the brake pedal? Many of us take the small parts of our vehicles for granted, but once you learn how a brake pad works and how vital they are to the safety of your car, you just may pay more attention to them.

As you press the brake pedal, a cylinder is activated and sends brake fluid through various lines attached to the calipers. These calipers engage the brake pads, which then apply pressure to the rotor directly connected to the wheel.

Considering…

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Winter Auto Maintenance To Protect Your Vehicle and Keep You Safe

Prudent Mercer drivers have detailed winter maintenance checklists. They know that the right car care ahead of the cold season can both protect the value of their vehicles and ensure the safety of everyone riding in them. At Ben Bissett Chevrolet, we're eager to share two wintertime car care tips that are essential for meeting both of these goals.

Give Your Car a Good Wax

When the roads ice over, you can guarantee that you'll soon be driving over large accumulations of salt and brine that have been set down to expedite melting. If allowed to rest on…

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