Buying a Vehicle For Your Teenager

Buying a Vehicle For Your Teenager

If you are thinking of buying a vehicle for your teenager, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the many options and factors to consider. You want to find a vehicle that is safe, reliable, affordable, and suitable for your teen’s needs and preferences. In this month’s...

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Your Vehicle Fluids

Your Vehicle Fluids

Your vehicle’s engine is a complex machine that requires ongoing maintenance to keep it running smoothly.  One important maintenance task that should never be ignored is to stay on top of your vehicle fluids.  Each unique vehicle fluid may follow a different...

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Improve Fuel Efficiency

Improve Fuel Efficiency

Are you planning to get out on the open road this summer?  If so, you may be spending a small fortune at the gas pump.  Don’t be discouraged - there are solutions to help you save some money.  By improving your vehicle’s gas mileage, you may realize some cost savings...

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The Brake Warning Light

The Brake Warning Light

If you are like most drivers, when a dashboard warning light suddenly illuminates, it may throw you into a panic.  Warning lights are designed to alert us to a potential or existing problem within one of the many vehicle systems.  Being informed on what they may mean,...

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Flat Tire Prep

Flat Tire Prep

Getting a flat tire is something you cannot anticipate, but you can be prepared to handle it when it happens.  Flat tire prep means knowing how to change your tire, having a functioning spare tire, and ensuring you are equipped with the proper equipment.  In this...

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Understanding Your Vehicle Battery

Understanding Your Vehicle Battery

If you have ever experienced a dead battery in your vehicle, you know that sinking feeling when you turn the ignition or push the starter, and nothing happens.  Dead batteries are a major inconvenience because unless you can get it re-started with a jump, you need to...

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Vehicle Health Resolutions

Vehicle Health Resolutions

Did you know that 84% of new year’s resolutions made by Americans are about their physical or mental health and well-being (Forbes)?  It makes sense to reset your focus on what is important, and that includes your vehicle health.  As you plan your personal resolutions...

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Your Vehicle’s Differential

Your Vehicle’s Differential

Most drivers have probably never given much thought to the physics of driving.  However, the law of physics plays an important role in many functions of driving, including how your vehicle safely handles curves and turns.  A key component in this process is part of...

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Belt and Hose Basics

Belt and Hose Basics

If you look under your vehicle’s hood, you will see various belts and hoses that are part of your engine.  But what do these hoses and belts do for your vehicle?  In this month’s blog post, we look at the basic function of belts and hoses and easy ways to keep them...

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Tire Pressure Changes

Tire Pressure Changes

With the cooler temps on the rise, you may notice that your tires visually appear to be somewhat deflated, or your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) displays the tire pressure warning light.   Before you panic, keep in mind that it is normal for air pressure...

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