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An Easy Way to Break Down Your Tire Size Code

Your tires wear out faster than any other system on your vehicle. So, when the time comes that they need to be replaced, it is beneficial to be able to read the sizing code on your sidewalls so that you know what it is that you are in the market for. Fortunately for you and local San Antonio drivers, our team at Gillman Mitsubishi is here to simplify things.

If you have never had the code broken down for you before, reading it can be quite a challenge. Fortunately, once you get used to it then it becomes very simple…

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Your Timing Belt Keeps Your Motor Running

The internal combustion process in your engine is a complex one that is possible because of several systems all working in tandem at very specific time intervals. That is what makes your timing belt (or chain in some cases) so vital. Without it, all of the delicate timing sequences wouldn't be possible to achieve that process.

Your timing belt syncs the rotations of both your camshaft and your crankshaft so that the valves in your engine open and close at very specific times during both the intake stroke and the exhaust stroke.

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Check Your Headlights for Optimal Performance

Before heading out for a road trip for any length or duration in San Antonio, we at Gillman Mitsubishi strongly encourage you to check that your headlights are performing at optimal levels. We guarantee that the few minutes you spend doing this today may prevent an accident tomorrow.

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Do You Think You Know the Move Over Laws?

If someone asked a group of people about the move over law, the majority of these individuals wouldn’t know what a move over law was all about. That’s a fact. Is this because the law isn’t significant enough to even consider? Absolutely not. Some may agree that there are so many laws created that it's hard to keep up with them all. Well yes, that is true. Well, according to Mason Dixon Rolling Research, 71% of United States citizens are unaware...

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The Importance of Using Windshield Wiper Fluid


It is a well-known fact that, especially in the winter months, windshield wiper fluid is an extremely important fluid to keep an eye on. Visibility is essential to the driving process and making sure that the windshield is clean is of critical importance!

Every car on the road is now equipped with windshield wipers that also come with reservoirs to keep plenty of fluid stocked and ready to go. This fluid is better than water because is has been specially formulated to freeze at extremely colder temps than water and it also...
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The 3000-mile oil change rule doesn't apply anymore


There is a lot of oil that is being turned into waste oil that shouldn't be. This is due to drivers getting the oil changed in their vehicle too frequently.

It used to be a standard that a car's oil should be changed every 3000 miles. This practice was implemented to make sure that the internal components of a car's engine will not be damaged. Tests were done with the oil that was available at the time, and the 3000-mile benchmark was put into place. However, automobiles and oil have come a long way. It is not…
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Dashboard Warning Indicator Lights Provide Important Information

Here at Gillman Mitsubishi San Antonio, we are often met by concerned drivers telling us about their dashboard warning lights illuminating at the most inopportune moments. A dashboard light is a sign that there is something wrong in your vehicle; our service center is full of expert technicians who are ready to address these issues. Information is always an important aspect of vehicle maintenance and repair which is why we take every dashboard warning light seriously, making sure there are no issues by the time we are done

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