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Is Your Spare Tire Ready As You Need It?

Rather than have your busy schedule interrupted with an unexpected flat tire, a smart vehicle owner will take a little extra time to take care of any necessary problems with tires before heavy travel season arrives.  Schedule a tire service at…

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How Well Do You Love Your Car?

After their home, people’s most precious possession is their car.  Some drivers are indifferent towards cars and regard them as a mode of transport only, but these people are very rare.  Most car owners invest a lot of themselves in…

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Poor Driving Habits to Avoid

Most drivers like to think that they are good drivers; safe, respectful and in compliance with the rules of the road. But there are a lot of bad habits ingrained in drivers that are quite common and hardly given a…

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brake service

Brake Replacement: A Job for Professionals

When you step on the accelerator, you expect your car to move forward or backward. The same principle applies when you step on the brake pedal–does your car come to a quick and complete stop? From brake pads to rotors,…

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wheel alignment

Smart Driving Wheel Alignment Practices

If you’ve just returned home after a long road trip, you may want to have your wheel balancing or wheel alignment checked. Especially if you notice your car has started pulling to one side. Loss of the proper wheel alignment…

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oil change

Regular Oil Changes: 5 Great Benefits

Getting regular oil changes is the best and easiest way you can extend the life of your car and save yourself from the inconvenience of breakdowns and repairs. As part of routine maintenance, oil changes are essential to keep your…

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Knock Knock – Wrong Octane

Octane. You see the word every time you visit the gas station but what does it mean?  Octane ratings measure fuel’s ability to resist engine knock. Engine knock is caused by fuel being ignited by something other than the spark…

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How to Wax Your Car

This article originally appeared in the Castrol Blog. Waxing your car does wonders to protect your car’s surface from pollution and the elements. You don’t have to wax every time you wash your car – a couple of times a…

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engine oil

Different Oil for Different Weather

This article originally appeared the the Castrol Blog. DIFFERENT OIL FOR DIFFERENT WEATHER Donning a hat and gloves in the chill of winter or a pair of shorts in the summer months are not the only changes to consider when…

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Lights On: All Systems (Don’t) Go!

This article originally appeared on VehicleMD. Have you ever found yourself talking to your car? I know I have—mainly when I’m in a bad situation, such as almost running out of gas. I find myself saying things like, “C’mon baby…

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