Friday, May 27, 2016


Engine light on?

Vehicle dashboards have become more high tech and busy over the years. Now they are full of information to not only help you drive, but to make sure your vehicle is running properly.

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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

For many people, taking care of their vehicle means filling it up with gas, washing it, and getting the occasional oil change. But your vehicle needs a little more TLC if you want to prevent breakdowns, avoid costly repairs and drive it for years to come.

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Why tune-ups are important

In addition to oil changes, your vehicle also needs other regularly scheduled maintenance to keep it running smoothly.
Your vehicle should get a tune-up regularly, according to its specific maintenance schedule

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Brakes - make sure you can stop when you need to

While driving, it's important that you are able to stop - every time you need to. When you first got your vehicle, the brakes were firm, and you barely needed to press on the pedal to activate the brakes.

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Beat the Heat with A/C

The heat has been almost unbearable this summer, and one of the places that heats up the most is your vehicle. Leaving the windows rolled down puts you at risk for theft, and with the humidity, doesn't do much to cool down your vehicle's interior.

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Air Induction Service

Every car owner wants to turn on their vehicle and hear the engine purr. But if your engine is making a pinging or knocking noise, idling rough, losing power, hesitating hard starting or drinking more gas than normal, there's a problem.

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Front End Steering

To keep steering straight, there are three key components to your vehicle's steering system that need to be in good condition: tie rod ends, control arms and bushings.

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Tires

Of all of the systems, components and parts that make up your vehicle, your tires are the only thing that is in contact with the road. That's why it's so important to make sure that your tires are in good condition.

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Oil Changes

Oil is like the blood of your vehicle. Without it, your vehicle will die. Oil is a vital part of your vehicle, and to keep it running smoothly, you need to have your oil changed on a regular basis.

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Safety Inspections

Before the title of a vehicle can be registered to a new owner, it must have a Safety Standards Certificate (SSC). Some insurance companies are also requesting a copy of the SSC when applying for insurance for a new to you vehicle.

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