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Get More Life Out Of Your Tires

Simple Steps You Can Take To Get More Life Out Of Your Tires We tend to view our car’s tires as non-perishable items. The reality is, however, they are perishable, wearing just a bit every day. Each day we travel, we are leaving a bit of our tire’s rubber on the roads. Let’s face it;… Read more »

6 Ways to Tell if It’s Time to Replace Shocks and Struts

Do you need to replace shocks and struts on your vehicle? How can you tell? Your car’s shock absorbers are designed to limit the amount of suspension movement by dampening spring oscillations. Struts similarly reinforce the the active components of the suspension to the same end, which means that struts and shocks are what keep… Read more »

Tips For Choosing the Best Tire for Your Car

What You Need To Know About the Different Types of Seasonal Tires  Although many tires manufactured today will give you 50,000 miles or more before needing replacement, chances are good that you’ll be buying new tires at least once during the lifetime of your car. With thousands of models from dozens of makers in stock,… Read more »

Diagnosing Engine Problems That Elicit the Check Engine Light

What to Do When Your Check Engine Light Comes On Whenever the check engine light comes on, it is often accompanied by a feeling of dread in anticipation of the coming auto repair bill. However, there are many reasons the check engine light may come on. The problem may be a simple adjustment that you… Read more »

Advantages to Using Synthetic Oil

There Are Several Advantages to Using Synthetic Oil Some people ask, “What is the difference between regular motor oil and synthetic motor oil?” What those people really want to know is if it is worth paying a little extra for synthetic motor oil over the life of their vehicle. Here are some of the differences… Read more »

Top Winter Driving Safety Checks before Hitting the Road

Winter Driving Safety Checks for Optimal Performance   Rain, snow and sleet are a few of the weather conditions that can make winter driving dangerous. An accident happens in milliseconds. Keep yourself and your family safe this winter season by taking steps to make sure that your car is ready for the road. There are… Read more »

Transform Headlights From Cloudy To Clear

Headlight Restoration Daylight savings time has arrived, and with it, shorter days that force drivers to be out on the road after dark. A rise in car accident rates always accompanies the shift in time, and this problem is only exacerbated by cloudy headlights that make it nearly impossible for drivers to see the road…. Read more »

What is a Cabin Filter and Why Should it be Replaced?

Mysterious Cabin Filters Explained Today, most of the auto industry’s later model vehicles have an added part called a cabin filter. Though its name pretty much explains its function — its a filter that is typically placed in the cabin of your vehicle — a cabin filter is a bit more involved than that. Many… Read more »

Regular Maintenance Keeps Auto Repair Costs Low  

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Keeping your car in great shape is not only the practical and safe thing to do, it can save you money. Routine maintenance can prevent larger repairs and keep those repair costs lower. Here’s a look at regular maintenance that should be addressed on your vehicle. Regular Vehicle Maintenance Oil Changes  One of the easiest… Read more »