The Danger of Driving with a Damaged Muffler

April 16, 2021

A poorly functioning muffler may not seem like a very dangerous problem. Sure, your neighbors can hear your car approaching from miles away, but are you really hurting anyone? Unfortunately, that loud, rumbling sound is not only disruptive, it’s also dangerous for the health and safety of you and your family. Hogan’s Automotive is the leading muffler shop in Edison, NJ, and today we’re discussing the danger of driving with a damaged muffler.

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Car Rental Tips Every Traveler Should Know

February 15, 2021

Are you on the road a lot? Whether you travel for work or play, do you never seem to fully unpack your suitcase? If so, you’ve probably had more than your fair share of rental car experiences – some good and some you’d probably rather not repeat. To make your jet-setting life a bit easier, our team at Hogan’s Automotive has put together a few rental car tips we think every frequent traveler should know.

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Everything You Need to Know about Transmission Repair

December 11, 2020

Unfortunately, transmission problems are more common than you might expect. Often, this is a result of delays in recognizing early warning signs because the vehicle owner does not realize something might be wrong. Because a healthy transmission is essential to the life of your vehicle, it is vital that you keep up with your transmission’s maintenance and understand the warning signs of a failing transmission. Transmission repairs can also be confusing, so our team at Hogan’s Automotive has compiled a list of three essential things you need to know about transmission repair.

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Top 3 Holiday Travel Tips

October 22, 2020

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner, and you know what that means: road trips to Grandma’s house. If your family is planning a trip this holiday season, consider these travel tips courtesy of our on-the-road experts at Hogan’s Automotive.

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Tips to Maintain Your Car’s AC

August 19, 2020

It’s been a long, hot summer and, here in New Jersey, we still have several hot weeks ahead of us. The middle of August would be a pretty rough time to go without air conditioning in your car, so you should be doing everything you can to maintain it. Here at Hogan’s Automotive, we have been providing automotive AC repairs since 2003, so we’re sharing our tips today.

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SUV Rentals on a Budget

February 10, 2020

If you’re visiting the New Jersey area and you need a vehicle to get around, renting an SUV instead of a car can be very appealing. SUVs offer more seating, more power, and an extra hint of luxury that you just don’t get with a basic rental car. However, most people assume that the cost of an SUV is going to be so much higher than they just opt for the car. At Hogan’s Automotive, we offer midsize SUVs at competitive rates so that you can travel in style and comfort without breaking the bank.

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Everything You Need to Know about Brake Pads

December 11, 2019

Unless you’re a professional mechanic, you may not know a whole lot about the vehicle you regularly depend on. That’s okay, until you miss the signs of a potential problem. Making sure your brake pads are in proper working order won’t just save you money, it potentially can save your vehicle or even your life in the event of an accident. Our team at Hogan’s Automotive wants to help educate you so you can properly care for your car.

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How to Choose a Rental Car That Meets Your Needs

October 27, 2019

With all the rental companies and options in New Jersey, finding a rental car to meet your needs can start to feel pretty overwhelming. Of course, it’s nice to have several high-quality options, but it’s also important to be able to narrow your search so that you can quickly find a car that best meets your needs. As a local, family-owned company, our team at Hogan’s Automotive tries to make booking a car as easy as possible, and here are a few tips to help you make your decision.

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The Importance of Wheel Alignment

August 13, 2019

As you drive around Edison, New Jersey, this fall, pay close attention to the way your car is handling. If you notice that your vehicle seems to drift towards the shoulder or you see uneven tread on your tires, it’s time to check the alignment. Wheel alignment affects fuel efficiency, tire wear, tire performance, vehicle handling, and maneuverability. All vehicles have different service requirements, so our team at Hogan’s Automotive will do an alignment check to determine if alignment is necessary, then give you advice about how often you need to have alignments performed.

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Fast and Easy Car Rentals

June 12, 2019

Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, either alone or exploring New Jersey with your family or business colleagues, you don’t want to spend a lot of your budget on a rental car. There are so many other places you could allocate those funds if your rental car wasn’t so expensive. You want an inexpensive rental car, SUV, or van, that is reliable. And that is why so many people trust Hogan’s Automotive with all of their rental needs. Read on to get to know us a little better.

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