mother and son in car on roadtrip

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Is Your Vehicle Road-trip Ready?

Where will you drive this summer? Are you off to the Dakotas to finally check out Mount Rushmore? Will you cruise the coast of California, soaking in that summer sun with your top-down and enjoying the Pacific breeze? Or will you find yourself further north, scoping out that gigantic heaven-reaching and majestic Redwoods, finishing up […]
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Oct

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When Does Your Muffler Need to Be Repaired?

The combustion inside your engine produces exhaust that must be expelled from your vehicle. Normally, the exhaust would make a loud noise because it creates a shock wave as it exits through the exhaust valve. A muffler is used to break up these sound waves as they leave the vehicle and greatly reduce the noise. […]
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Oct

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Common Engine Problems to Look Out For

We’ve all been there before: your car starts making a faint, funny sound and you start praying it will go away on its own and turn out to be nothing. The next thing you know, you’re broken down on the side of the road or stuck in the driveway when you should be leaving for […]
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Sep

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Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

With instructional YouTube videos available for anything from learning how to play the flute to building a bottle rocket, doing your own oil changes might seem like a great option. However, when inexperienced car owners embark on a DIY oil change, they often don’t know what they’re getting themselves into. Don’t make these common mistakes:
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Jun

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Service Calendar

Everyone knows that the secret to a car’s longevity is getting regular maintenance.  That includes oil changes, tune ups, tire rotation, and more.  So how often should you take your car in for maintenance?  Read on to find out.
A fresh quart of oil is poured into a car engine, elegantly.

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Mar

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Why Engine Lubrication is Important

Keeping a vehicle on the road should always be one of its owner’s top priorities. This is why we strive so hard to keep our cars in the best of health that they can possibly be. One of the most important elements of doing this is keeping the engine strong and functioning properly, especially since […]

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Feb

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DIY- Replacing Your Turn Signal Bulb

Many auto repair jobs are best left to the mechanics, but there are some you can handle on your own, even if you’re a complete novice. Replacing a turn signal is just such a job. You can save a little money and a little time by replacing burnt out turn signal bulbs yourself. The only […]

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Oct

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Most Common Car Problems and Repairs

We see all sorts of problems here at Master Muffler. Questions and concerns that come for every make and model of car. And while any given day here can result in a myriad of problems, there are definitely some that are more common than others. Here are just a few that top the list. Check […]

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Jun

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The Best Times To Take Your Car to a Mechanic

Whether you’re taking your car in to a mechanic for your scheduled maintenance or have a worrying sound or warning light emanating from your car, a common question is when is the best time to bring your car into the shop? The timing of when you bring your car in can be extremely helpful in getting the service and attention that you deserve.

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Auto Maintenance Myths Debunked (part 2)

As we discussed in last week’s blog post, there are many myths about car care and maintenance. By knowing the truth behind these myths, you can make sure that you are properly taking care of your vehicle so that it runs at its optimal performance level. Change your coolant with every oil change The coolant […]