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Understanding Auto Service Tasks

3 Tips For Buying New Tires

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Buying New Tires

When it comes to taking great care of your vehicle, it is critically important that you do your best to take care of your tires. When your tires are of the utmost quality, you will have better gas mileage, your car will grip the road with better precision and you will reduce the risk of getting into an accident. It is for this reason that you need to stay on top of your tire maintenance by learning how to purchase new tires for your vehicle. Consider these points below and then get in touch with a tire store that can assist you. Tip #1:...

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Tips For Saving Money On Transmission Repairs

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Saving Money On Transmission Repairs

Do you have a car or truck with a transmission that’s acting up? Do you know that you need to get it repaired but the cost seems prohibitively high? Repairing or replacing your transmission can be expensive, but there are ways that you can keep costs down. Some things that you can do to help keep the repairs from completely draining your wallet include: Check for a warranty: With so many things having warranties these days, it can be difficult to keep track of every single one. Your transmission may have a separate warranty than...

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The 3 Things You Should Check First If Your Brake Lights Are Not Working

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The 3 Things You Should Check First If Your Brake Lights Are Not Working

If your brake lights are not working properly, here are the first three things that you should check out. It is important that you do this right away, as driving without working brake lights is unsafe for you and the drivers that you share the road with. #1 Brake Light Bulb The first thing that you should check is the brake light bulb. If your brake light bulb is burned out, then all you need to do is replace it. You can tell if the brake light is burned out if the wires inside look black or grey instead of clear or white; it is the same as...

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Four Reasons A Professional Windshield Repair Isn’t As Expensive As You Might Think

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Reasons A Professional Windshield Repair Isn’t As Expensive As You Might Think

You may wonder if a professional windshield repair is actually worth the price for the tiny amount of damage visible on your windshield. And what about those DIY kits, you wonder; do they do everything they claim for that low price? Why would you choose a professional repair anyway? Fortunately, a professional repair has a lot more to offer than a DIY kit and you can get a lot more value out of it than you might at first think. Here are four reasons the professional repair isn’t overpriced. It comes with a warranty The warranty offered...

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Brake Lights Out? Two Simple Reasons Why

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Brake Lights Out? Two Simple Reasons Why

If your brake lights are not working, do not freak out. The solution is most likely relatively simple. Here are the two most common reasons why your brake lights are not working, as well as steps to fix each of these issues. #1 Corroded Socket One of the most common reasons that your brake lights may have gone out is that the socket you screw the light bulb into has become corroded. On many vehicles, it’s be easy for water to get into the sockets and corrode them over time. Luckily, you should be able to fix this issue. In order to get...

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Investing In Regular DPF Cleaning Is Good For Your Fleet

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Investing In Regular DPF Cleaning Is Good For Your Fleet

If you rely on a fleet of diesel-fueled vehicles to carry out important daily business activities, then you know just how important maintaining these fleet vehicles can be. While regular oil changes and tire rotations are prioritized, other maintenance tasks can fall through the cracks. Investing in the regular cleaning of your vehicles’ diesel particulate filters (DPFs) could have a dramatic impact on the performance and durability of your fleet. Here are three reasons you should invest in regular DPF cleaning. 1. DPF cleaning can...

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Car AC Working Efficiently

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Tips for Keeping Your Car AC Working Efficiently

During the hottest months of the year, it may be a real challenge to regularly maintain your comfort level. Of course, the higher the temperature, the most difficult for the air conditioning unit in your car to keep up and allow you to remain comfortable. The most efficient way to ensure your vehicle is consistently cool although the outdoor heat is by being proactive at all times. Being aware of specific tips that can assist in keeping this critical component working as it should is ideal for your year round comfort. Tip #1: Check the...

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3 Ways to Make Your Truck’s Air Conditioning As Effective As Possible

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Make Your Truck’s Air Conditioning As Effective As Possible

If you drive around in a commercial truck all day, you are going to want to make sure that your air conditioning is as effective as possible. Here are three ways you can make sure that your commercial or industrial truck’s air conditioning is up for the job of keeping you cool on a daily basis. Run an Air-Conditioning Performance Check The best thing you can do is take your vehicle into your mechanic and have them conduct an air conditioning performance test or check. During this test, they will inspect all the hoses that run to your...

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6 Tips To Prepare Your Car For Holiday Traveling

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 6 Tips To Prepare Your Car For Holiday Traveling

With the holidays nearing, many families are planning to hit the road to see family and friends. Unfortunately, some of those families will have trouble reaching their destinations due to car-related problems. If you and your family are driving over the holidays, here are some tips for preparing your car for the road trip.  Check your tires. Even if your tires have been changed recently, an inspection is important. Check the tread of the tires and look for signs of bulges or tears. You also need to check the air pressure and fill...

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Reasons To Use A Mobile Mechanic For Your Repairs

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reasons To Use A Mobile Mechanic For Your Repairs

Dealing with car problems can definitely be a hassle, especially if you are on a tight budget and are worried about the cost of the repairs needed. Well, instead of using your usual method of visiting an auto repair shop for your services, consider hiring an independent, mobile mechanic. This option can save you a great deal of money on your repairs because of the following advantages: Repairs That Come to You: If your car isn’t even turning on, then you could be spending more money than you would have liked to just to get your car to...

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