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Get Your Teen’s Car Back to School Ready

It’s never too soon to teach your teen some routine car maintenance. And with schedules soon changing for back-to-school, your teen may be spending a little more time driving. So, get your teen’s car back to school ready and check out these car maintenance tips for teens. Be sure to involve your teen in the […]
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Jul

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4 Preventative Car Care Tips to Keep You On the Road

As summer hits, many of us will be taking road trips and putting our troubles and worries in our rearview mirror. Because people are still nervous about air travel and social distancing, we anticipate many of these trips will be in the security of your own car. We want to promote your safety on the […]
mother and son in car on roadtrip

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May

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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 […]
waxing car

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Jan

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How and Why to Wax Your Vehicle

It’s always a treat to see a car that has been freshly waxed. Not only does it give your vehicle that clean and shiny look that makes other car owners envious, but it also seals the pores of your vehicle against damaging elements such as rust, dirt, and water vapor. Most experts suggest giving your […]
man checking engine

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Nov

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Your Bi-Annual Auto Maintenance Checklist

Like most things, our vehicles will last longer the better we take care of them. To help your vehicle live a healthier, longer lifespan, here are some maintenance tasks that you or a mechanic should implement every 6 months or so...
Father teaching son car care

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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:
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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May

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Getting Your Car Ready for Summer

With the coming of summer means a whole new set of driving conditions and concerns for your car. It’s always a great idea to have your car thoroughly inspected at the start of any new season, but here are some of the main things you should inspect on your car before the summer months hit.

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Mar

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When to Top Off Your Oil vs. Get an Oil Change

If you're new to car maintenance, you may have questions on how to keep up with your car's oil levels—one of the most important aspects of car maintenance. Here is a quick guide to checking your oil and knowing when to top it off versus get an oil change.

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When to Change Your Car’s Filters

According to a 2013 report from AAA, the cost of owning a car is up about 2% over 2012, driven largely by higher maintenance costs. All told, this same AAA reports goes on to say, on average, the cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose 1.17 cents in 2013 to 60.8 cents per mile, […]