Springtime Vehicle Maintenance

Springtime Vehicle Maintenance

Spring is here and its time to get out and enjoy the open road.  But before you do, there are some simple things that you can do to maintain your vehicle and get it ready for the warmer months and extended road trips.   While ongoing maintenance is always important,...

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Cabin Air Filtration

Cabin Air Filtration

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma and experience a flare up of your symptoms while driving your vehicle?  If so, it may be time to change your vehicle cabin air filter.  The cabin air filter is an important filtration component that works to purify the air that...

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The Vehicle Exhaust System

The Vehicle Exhaust System

Have you ever waited at a stop light behind another vehicle, and as soon as the light turned green and the vehicle in front accelerated you were shrouded in a cloud of smoke?  If you have experienced this situation, it was most likely an indication of a vehicle...

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Warning:  Check Engine Light

Warning: Check Engine Light

A cautious driver is always attentive to the warning signals on the road.   But what about the dashboard warning signals?  Your vehicle’s dashboard is equipped with multiple warning indicators from low fuel to tire pressure issues.  One of those warnings that most...

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Proactive Vehicle Maintenance Under the Hood

Proactive Vehicle Maintenance Under the Hood

The typical vehicle owner today rarely looks under the hood for trouble.  Most wait until a warning light appears on the dashboard before addressing vehicle issues.  But there is definitely some merit in the old adage of “checking under the hood” as a proactive way of...

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The Importance of Timing Belt Replacement

The Importance of Timing Belt Replacement

Most people have probably heard of the timing belt when it comes to their vehicle.  However, many people do not realize the vital role that the timing belt has in the operation of the vehicle’s engine.  In this blog, we explain the purpose of the timing belt, signs to...

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Cooling System Basics

Cooling System Basics

It’s a sunny, warm day. You are over-exerting yourself with some yard work and happen to notice that your skin is becoming red and flushed.  Have you ever really thought about why this happens?  In simple terms, our bodies are equipped with mechanisms to maintain our...

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Are You Properly Maintaining These Safety Features?

Are You Properly Maintaining These Safety Features?

Most of us get in our vehicles to go from point A to point B, and never really think about all of the things that keep us safe during that journey.  Vehicles are equipped with a wide range of safety components and features that are designed to protect us and our...

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Engine Oil Change: Questions and Answers

Engine Oil Change: Questions and Answers

Did you know that having an oil change done regularly is a critical task in keeping your engine running smoothly? Oil is so important that it has sometimes been referred to as the “life blood” of your vehicle’s engine.  Because oil is so vital to your vehicle’s health...

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What’s my dashboard warning light telling me?

What’s my dashboard warning light telling me?

If you are like most people, you probably never sat down and read your vehicle’s owner manual from cover to cover. However, it is likely that you may have consulted with your manual on occasion when an obscure warning indicator suddenly showed up on your dashboard....

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