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Rethinking the Oil Change

By Adam Redling The oil change has long been the primary service reminder helping to keep customers on a strict maintenance schedule, but as extended intervals for new vehicles have ballooned up to 10,000 to 15,000 miles, technicians are being faced with the prospect of losing out on maintenance opportunities. With fewer prospective opportunities to inspect customer’ vehicles, technicians are Continue Reading...
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How to Increase Resale Value of Your Car

from https://www.carcluster.com Maintaining your car properly from the day one is the best way to get the top resale value. There are many ways that would help you in improving your car resale value. Read on the five ways to keep your car in the best condition and get the maximum resale value. Buy a car that has high re-sale Continue Reading...
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6 Ways You Could Be Killing Your Car

from http://www.carcare.org/ Owning a car can be a dream or a nightmare depending on how well you take care of your vehicle, says the non-profit Car Care Council. The following are six things that many motorists do that can harm their car and their wallet. Ignoring the check engine light. Ignoring an illuminated check engine light can result in serious engine trouble Continue Reading...
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Ten Minutes Could Save You Hundreds

Winter can be a dangerous and costly time to have car trouble. Be proactive by taking a little time now to do some car checks and prep which will save you time, inconvenience and money in the long run! Here are tips from the Environmental Health & Safety: Preparing your vehicle for the winter season and knowing how to react Continue Reading...
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April is National Car Care Month

From Be Car Care Aware April is National Car Care Month and the Car Care Council reminds motorists to spring into action and follow 10 basic maintenance procedures to make sure their vehicles are running at peak performance for the summer driving season. Check all fluids, including engine oil, power steering, brake and transmission as well as windshield washer solvent and Continue Reading...
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Pothole Tips

From AAA While many of us have come across a pothole, we still ask questions like, what causes potholes; how do I avoid them once they appear; who should I report a pothole to for repair; or, if the vehicle is damaged by a pothole, can I recover the repair costs? Causes A pothole is caused by the failure of the Continue Reading...
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Winter Driving Tips

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA reminds motorists to be cautious while driving in adverse weather. For more information on winter driving, the association offers the How to Go on Ice and Snow brochure, available through most AAA offices. Contact your local AAA club for more Continue Reading...
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Four Ways to Relieve Pain at the Pump

from Vehicle MD It’s summertime, and the livin’ is supposed to be easy. After all, you have baseball games, pool parties and backyard barbeques to attend and road trips to take. It’s the most adventure-filled time of the year. You know you should be excited, but your blood pressure seems to go up when you see the price of gas Continue Reading...
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Keep Your Car Cool This Summer

By Matt Robertson  from Leland West http://www.lelandwest.com Having just finished a game of basketball at the local park, four friends return to their car only to discover that the temperature within is dangerously hot and particularly uncomfortable. On a day that is 80°F, the temperature in a vehicle can reach over 120°F because sunlight gets trapped inside. Not only are these temperatures harmful to Continue Reading...
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