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4 Things to Know if Your Car Breaks Down

A car breaking down can be a crisis for drivers and their families, but taking the right steps when car problems occur can make the whole experience much easier to deal with. If your car breaks down, be sure to keep the following four bits of information in mind. 1.

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3 Winter Travel Tips to Stay Safe on the Road

With the holidays coming up, many people will be traveling to visit friends and family. However, traveling in the wintertime can be dangerous and stressful. The last thing anyone wants is to be stuck on the side of the road in the freezing cold or to get into an accident.

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3 Reasons to Have Your Alignment Inspected

Have you had your mechanic inspect your alignment recently? According to Zippa, there are about 180,251 mechanics in the United States. This means you should have no trouble finding a mechanic to inspect your vehicle. Here are the top three reasons you should have your alignment inspected. 1. Save Your

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The Importance of Regular Car Maintenance From a Dependable Mechanic Shop

Buying a car is a huge investment. As such, you must ensure that you take good care of it. According to Market Source, 75% of aftermarket auto repairs are handled by independent auto repair shops. The remaining 25% are performed by dealerships. Here are the benefits of regular car service

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How an Automotive Service Technician Can Benefit You

Tons of car owners learn the basics of vehicle repair and try to do most things at home, and it might work. However, it’s better to visit an automotive service technician if you notice that the vehicle breaks down often. At the end of the day, these experts have better

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3 Reasons Quality Auto Repair Shops are Important

If you have a car, truck, or SUV, it is essential to have a quality automobile repair shop by your side. According to the Automotive Service Association, in the last quarter of 2020, the U.S. had about 234,700 car repair and maintenance facilities. Quality auto repair shops ensure your vehicle

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Using the Right Engine Oil for Your Car

Modern cars are very understandably a whole lot more complex than what we grew up with through advancements in technology and environmental awareness. Fuel efficiencies have become the more important bi-product of engine design, along with the ever-growing mandates for cleaner emissions. There are many different motors on today’s roads, cloaked underneath sleek bodies,

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2.0T Cam Bridge Induced Engine Failure

The purpose of this post is to educate owners of 2.0 liter TSI Volkswagen / Audi motors about a critical design flaw which can lead to very swift, catastrophic engine damage. For 2.0T TSI VW/Audi motors that have engine code CBFA, CCTA, CAEB or CPMA; it is vital that you

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The Long Lasting Effects of Old Man Winter on Metal

What Is Rust? In short, it’s a combination of iron and oxygen known as iron oxide. A chemical reaction forms this unbalance which takes place as iron (or alloys containing iron, like steel) is exposed to water and air. H2O and CO2 from the air (moisture and carbon dioxide) creates

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DIAGNOSTICS AND DIAGNOSTIC STRATEGY

We all experience the woes that come along with sudden warning lamps and strange or startling noises or the feeling of instability in our vehicles from time to time. Even though we inspect your vehicle at every service visit, there are times when parts and components fail in an unplanned

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TPMS FORECASTING: A GUIDE TO YOUR CAR’S TIRE PRESSURE SYSTEM

TPMS = Tire Pressure Monitoring System. This warning notification system was introduced by our Federal Government following a series of fatal accidents that occurred in the late 90s and early 00s which spiraled into multiple legal proceedings and subsequently the development and mandate of tire pressure monitoring systems to be required in all vehicles. As

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EDUCATING FUEL STATION SELECTION

The Environmental Protection Agency has introduced a variety of new additives to our fuels over the past few decades in corroboration with their Clean Air Act. Some of these chemicals are ok, but some can be harmful to our engines. Many automotive enthusiasts understand the impact ethanol has on both

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THE TRUTH IN BRAKES

Many people these days price shop. We are blessed that most of our clientele are trusting of our expertise and integrity and don’t generally go down this path (because we all know of the headaches that come along with trying to match prices for parts and labor that don’t compare apples to apples). With

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