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What level of voltage means I have a bad battery?

When you jump into your vehicle and the car will not crank you suspect that you have a bad battery. The first thing to do is to turn on the headlights, jump out of your car and see if the lights are on. If the lights are on, your problem lies elsewhere. If the lights are not on or are dim, then you were probably right with your first assumption.

To confirm that your battery is bad you need to use a voltmeter to measure the charge. If you do not have a voltmeter, then you should get one. Voltmeters…

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Get Your Tires Rotated Today!

One thing that car owners often put off more than any other maintenance item is tire rotations. That is why our team here at Don Jackson Mitsubishi in Union City want to be sure that you fully understand the many benefits of regularly rotating your car's tires.

First, rotating your tires regularly extends their useful life. This means that you'll have to replace your tires less frequently which saves you a ton of money. Second, regular tire rotation makes for a much smoother and enjoyable ride. This is because, over time, your tires wear unevenly which can cause…

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What an Illuminated Tire Pressure Monitor Light Means

In recent years, cars have become equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)to help make driving safer. This sign illuminates on your dashboard to keep you informed of any tire pressure issues so you can arrange for the service department at Don Jackson Mitsubishi in Union City, GA to handle it. So don't panic if you notice that the tire pressure monitor stays illuminated, because it's providing you with valuable information.

When the TPMS becomes illuminated, it is alerting you that your tire is underinflated and your...

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Get Your Brakes Serviced at the First Sign of Trouble


Your brakes are vital to the safety of your vehicle. If you hear grinding noises when you press down on the brake, or the pedal feels spongy, it's time to head to Don Jackson Mitsubishi and talk with a technician in our service center. Don't drive around with brakes that are making noise, as the problem can quickly get worse.

Your brake pads wear down over time. If you hear squealing noises, this is usually because the brake pads need to be replaced. If the noise changes to a grinding noise, stop driving and get help for your…
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Ignoring Slow Down and Move Over Laws Endangers Roadside Workers

The activities of our highways in Union City require that one way or the other there will be roadside workers of all sort. They come for various purposes and include firefighters, construction crews, law enforcers, tow truck drivers, and emergency responders. They work to enhance the safety of the public.

Due to the nature of their work, about two hundred roadside workers do lose their lives every year. As if that is…
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Have You Booked Online For Our Services?

Nowadays, with the increase in usage of the internet, it’s hard not to automate some of the services. Do you find it hard going to book a car service appointment physically? It’s now easy to schedule an appointment with our service scheduler app.

The scheduler is quite easy to use. We at Don Jackson Mitsubishi understand that not everybody has time to walk into our offices in Union City to book an appointment which is why we introduced the service scheduler. We aim to service your car to your satisfaction.

The scheduler only takes a few minutes. You…
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Tips For Tallying Your Car's Cost Of Ownership


The United States, along with the rest of the world, is full of vehicles. No matter how you look at it, they all make life easier, unless they wreck and get it the way of other cars and trucks attempting to commute to work or another obligation without being late.

Vehicles are expensive. Whether you consider this correct or not, there are more costs to owning a single vehicle than its one-off purchase price. What are some of the costs associated with buying a motor vehicle?

Depreciation isn’t necessarily an expense, although it represents the...
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Holiday Traveling: Driving With Food

When you hit the road with your award-winning pie, perfectly mashed potatoes, and butternut squash soup, a messy disaster can strike at any time. Driving with food in the car for the holidays is always a challenge, but we at Don Jackson Mitsubishi have some tips to help you keep your food safe and warm for its arrival.
  • Food safety is important, keeping cold foods away from the hot items will help keep temperatures at a healthy level.
  • Use old containers, wrapped in tinfoil, if you don't want to carry your containers back home.
  • Keep a box or crate…
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Traveling for the Holidays

Happy holidays! We here at Don Jackson Mitsubishi want to make sure that you plan ahead properly if you are going to be traveling this holiday season. There is so much to consider when hitting the road and with the preparations associated with the holidays, there is plenty of things you can miss. Let's take a look:

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