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Tire Rotation: A Neglected Necessity

October 19, 2020

Every automotive professional recommends you periodically rotate your tires so they wear evenly and last longer, but is it necessary? It seems as if some motorists do not think so. Tire rotation is one of the more neglected routine maintenance items. Rotating your tires as part of your regularly scheduled vehicle maintenance has many benefits. […]

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Extended Oil Change Intervals: What You Could Be Missing

October 8, 2019

Does your manufacturer recommend that your vehicle goes 5- 7,000 miles or more between oil changes? In our last post, we discussed the importance of using the correct oil and filter. In this post we address this reality: Longer oil change mileage intervals mean fewer visits to the shop and fewer opportunities to have your […]

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Transmission Service: What You Need to Know

August 19, 2019

Life gets hectic, and it’s hard to slow down to perform mundane tasks that take them away from other obligations. However, postponing certain tasks comes with a heavy price tag. A perfect example is servicing and maintaining a car. Owning a vehicle has responsibilities and neglecting them means more hassles, and lost time and money […]

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How to Save Money and the Planet, One Mile at a Time

June 27, 2019

Most everyone who is looking to buy a new car or maintaining a used one is concerned with fuel economy. Fuel economy, when measured in gallons, is a function of how far one gallon of fuel will get you down the road. Typically stated in terms of city miles, highway miles, and combined miles, the […]

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3 Reasons Spring Is the Perfect Time to Change Your Cabin Air Filter

May 6, 2019

When spring rolls around, we all have a long list of tasks to tackle. Everything from thoroughly dusting the house to packing up your heavy winter coats seems to eat up your free time. All too often, the importance of caring for your car gets ignored after harsh winter driving conditions and preparing it for […]

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Bring Your Car in for National Car Care Month

April 1, 2019

April is National Car Care month, and now is the best time to get your vehicles in to your maintenance specialist for a comprehensive inspection. Systems in your car may have been neglected or damaged by winter conditions on the road, and now that the threat of severe winter weather is over, it’s time to […]

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A Primer in Vehicle Fluids

February 26, 2019

Just like you, your car requires regular, preventive care to stay healthy. What’s one of the easiest things you can do to ensure your vehicle runs smoothly? Having your fluids checked and changed when required. Did you know most automotive repair facilities where you have service done will check your vehicle’s fluids between visits for […]

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Take Care of Your #1 Valentine This February: Your Car 

February 14, 2019

Did you know that the average American spends about $116.21 on Valentine’s Day? Flowers, candy, cards, and going out to eat are par for the course on February 14 to appreciate the ones you love, but what about your vehicle?  This year, consider giving your car its own Valentine’s Day gift—the gift of maintenance. We’ve […]

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Your Vehicle Needs A Physical!

February 6, 2019

The importance of vehicle inspection cannot be overstated. The common idea has always been to have your oil changed every 3,000 miles.  Lately, different services have begun to recommended oil change intervals at increasing rates beyond 3,000 miles all the way up to 5,000 miles. So what does this mean? It means fewer service visits […]

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Cool Car Gadgets: Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

December 3, 2018

These items could be ideal gifts for the automotive enthusiast—or family chauffeur—in your life. (You could also give yourself a present.) Your car isn’t just a set of wheels. It’s a way to show off your personality. If you’re looking to jazz it up with options to help you drive more safely or make your […]

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