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DON’T WAIT FOR A BRAKING EMERGENCY!

DON’T WAIT FOR A BRAKING EMERGENCY!

How Often Should I Get My Brakes Inspected? When it comes to brakes, it can be difficult to determine what’s going on with them or when they need replacing. A good rule of thumb is to have your brakes serviced at regular intervals. If your vehicle is used in an abnormal capacity, such as newspaper delivery or excessively long business trips, then you should have the brakes checked every few months or so. It can be tempting to let them go until you hear a high pitched squealing or screeching sound. This could indicate complete brake failure, so how often should you get your brakes inspected? Well, the industry standard is every 5, 000 miles or every five months. It just depends on which marker comes first, but if you notice that it’s harder than normal to stop your vehicle or if the brake pedal feels soft or spongy when pressed. Then, you might need to have the brake system flushed and bled. S ... read more

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GET A PROFESSIONAL OIL CHANGE FOR YOUR CAR!

GET A PROFESSIONAL OIL CHANGE FOR YOUR CAR!

Need a Professional Oil Change? Everyone that drives a car can tell you a few simple things about their vehicle and should know that routine maintenance is needed on all vehicles. One of the most important, yet simple, maintenance procedures is to change the oil. Aside from fueling up the car regularly, having oil changed on your car is one of the most vital services you can perform. This service is best left to professionals who will be able to quickly change the oil and will be able to spot any potential problems your vehicle has. Oil changes seem like a very simple task; however, if ignored, they have the potential to shorten the life of your car. In general most car manufacturers suggest that you change your oil every three thousand miles or every three months. That might sound like a pretty frequent timeline to change your oil, but if you fail to change it regularly then your engine oil can quick ... read more

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WHAT CAUSES AN AUTOMOBILE ENGINE TO OVERHEAT?

WHAT CAUSES AN AUTOMOBILE ENGINE TO OVERHEAT?

What Causes An Automobile Engine To Overheat? When a customer visited his car dealership recently about his vehicle overheating, the dealership responded with a “customer is always right” attitude. In turn, the dealership mechanics checked the automobile for any obvious engine problems or defects. In turn, the mechanic found mishandling of the vehicle by the owner when it came to simple self-maintenance checks that the driver failed to make. For instance, the car’s radiator was nearly empty and thus caused the car to overheat. A car overheats for various reasons While there are many things that can go wrong with a motor vehicle today, the issue of an overheating engine is a huge problem because it can cost an owners lots of money. Still, there is a commonly held point of view from automobile dealership mechanics that “many engines run hot because they were not maintained.” Thus, to help remedy this common problem, both top mechanics and deal ... read more

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WHY SHOULD I HAVE MY CAR REGULARLY CHECKED?

WHY SHOULD I HAVE MY CAR REGULARLY CHECKED?

The Importance of Having Your Car Regularly Checked People rely on their vehicles to get to work, school, sporting events, the gym and go on vacation. Unfortunately, too often people don’t consider having car maintenance done until something goes wrong, and a car that has been neglected will need to be replaced years before it should be. The importance of having your car regularly checked cannot be overstated. Regular auto maintenance keeps vehicles running more efficiently, safely and for many more miles than a vehicle that does not receive regular care. Many people never bother to take their car in for servicing, thinking that since the vehicle is running fine they are saving a lot of money. However, once a problem does arise it will almost certainly be more expensive to remedy than if routine maintenance had been performed. Some ex ... read more

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