Four Reasons To Align Your Tires On A Regular Basis

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Misaligned tires are tires that are not pointing parallel to each other, but are instead sitting on angles that cause them to either push towards or pull away from one another. Needless to say, tires that are pointing in different directions can have a significant impact on your entire vehicle. Knowing some of the downsides associated with misaligned tires, and how tire alignment can benefit your vehicle, can help you understand why you should have your tires realigned at regular intervals no matter what your driving habits are.

23 April 2019

Have A New Family Car? 4 Ways To Protect The Upholstery

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If you've recently purchased a new family car, you're probably worried about the upholstery. That makes sense, especially since kids can wreak havoc on upholstery. While you're taking care of the necessary maintenance for your car, such as tune-ups and tire rotations, remember to take care of the inside of the car as well, especially the upholstery. Here are a few steps you need to take to protect your new upholstery.

8 March 2019

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Vehicle Exhaust

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Today, cars create more than 300 tons of carbon dioxide each year, and there is an increasing number of cars on the open road. When you don't take care of your car's exhaust, you're contributing too much pollution to the environment. What's more, your car is more likely to fail emissions tests, and your car can start to have performance issues if you don't take care of the exhaust.  The points in this article will make sure you are always equipped to care for your vehicle exhaust.

7 February 2019

2 Signs You Should See A Mechanic For A Brake Inspection

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The brakes on your car should always be in good shape so you can stop in an emergency. The brake pads and other parts wear down gradually through frequent use and age, so they should be inspected, repaired, and replaced as needed. Having a brake inspection before a long road trip is a good idea so you know your brakes are suitable for a lot of driving and won't need work in an unfamiliar city.

10 December 2018

All Weather Performance: Four Auto Improvements for Better Performance in Any Driving Conditions

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You always want your car to perform at its bests. The changes in weather can affect the performance of your car and you want to do improvements to minimalize these problems. During the winter months, you may want to consider options like using thinner fluids. During the summer months, you may want to use your fluids and summer cooling solutions. Here are some auto improvements for better performance. 1. Better Summer Performance with the Right Cooling Improvements

23 October 2018

Tips For Maintaining Your Vehicle's Transmission

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Having the transmission go on your vehicle can be just as bad as having the engine seize. You can't operate the auto without a working transmission, and it is not going to be a cheap fix. However, if you take the time to properly maintain it, you should not have to worry about this part for as long as you own it. Here are a few tips to help you keep this important part of your vehicle in good working condition.

10 October 2018

Recover The Full Value Of Your Car After An Accident

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The sound of breaking glass and buckling metal can only mean one thing: you have been in an accident. Each time a driver gets behind the wheel, the potential for an auto accident exists. Auto insurance is designed to help provide protection against financial harm following an auto accident. The purpose of having insurance is to make you whole after an accident. This is a goal that can be impossible to achieve.

10 October 2018

Four Signs You Need To Replace Your Alternator

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Your vehicle's alternator works to charge your battery while you are driving. As such, an improperly functioning alternator can leave your battery without enough charge to power the electrical systems within your vehicle, ranging from the radio to the engine's ignition system itself. Understanding some of the more common warning signs associated with an alternator that is no longer doing its job properly can help you identify when you should talk to an auto repair specialist about replacement.

10 October 2018

Four Advantages Of Flushing Your Transmission

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Your transmission is the next most important part of your vehicle after the engine, since it is what allows your engine to actually alter the amount of power that it is producing and thus regulate your speed while driving. Just like all other components of your vehicle, your transmission needs to be regularly maintained in order to stay in good working condition. The most important part of maintaining your transmission is the regular flushing of transmission fluid: understanding the benefits of regular transmission flushing can encourage you to schedule an appointment with your mechanic.

10 October 2018

Three Signs You're Overdue for an Oil Change

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After fuel, engine oil is arguably the most important fluid that goes into your vehicle since it performs a few essential functions, such as lubricating and cooling down your engine and cleaning various components under the hood. Having inadequate amounts of oil, or oil that has been overused and is filled with dirt and other contaminants, can cause all sorts of problems for your engine—and the rest of your vehicle by extension.

10 October 2018