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Procrastinating on these repairs can bite your wallet

March 9th, 2016

Is your car saying "check engine"? Heed the advice, sooner rather than later. In the world of vehicle owners, there are two camps: those who tend to things such as maintenance and repairs as soon as possible, and those who wait until something breaks. Often the latter group will scoff at the amount of time and money that drivers in the former camp…

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Ignoring these fluids is a sure-fire way to invite near-disaster, or at least make your repair bills soar

January 19th, 2016

Losing your cool over coolant. One noticeable area of marked improvement in automotive design and engineering has to be the lowly engine cooling system. Not that many years ago, coolant required replacement at two-year intervals, and hoses and belts weren’t far behind. Today, five-year coolant is the norm, while radiator and heater hoses tend to…

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Don't let winter give you and your car the chills

December 14th, 2015

Winter is something we all face, with all the headaches that come with colder climes — ice and, yes, the inevitable storms. Here, then, is a driver’s guide to help keep winter from giving you the chills. If it’s below zero, plug it in! Your car burns more fuel when starting in winter because it takes more energy for the mechanical components…

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Preparing for these cold weather woes can help prevent a lot of headaches

November 19th, 2015

No question, winter is hard – it’s hard on our bodies, our minds and pretty much anything exposed to the elements, including our vehicles. But just as the change in seasons is predictable, so are the top breakdown reasons for our cars. Prepping for them doesn’t have to cost a fortune, but it can save a wealth of trouble and inconvenience. Dead…

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Fuel Saving Tips

November 2nd, 2015

MAINTENANCE AREA FUEL SAVINGS GAS SAVINGS (per liter) ANNUAL PASSENGER CAR SAVINGS ANNUAL LIGHT TRUCK SAVINGS           Tires Properly Inflated Up to 4% Up to $0.05 $94.84 $138.54 Recommended Motor Oil Up to 1 - 2% Up to $0.01 - $0.02 $23.96 - $47.92 $34.63 - $69.27 Remove Excess Weight (every 100 lbs) Up to 1 - 2% Up to $0.01 - $0.02 $23.96 -…

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