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It's Time for Fall Service

Fall is in the air, and we all know what that means. The leaves are changing color, the air is getting colder, and it's the perfect time to schedule some auto service. After all, fall means that winter is just around the corner, with all the snow, ice, and salt that entails. The best time to make sure your vehicle is winter-ready is before winter starts.

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How to Keep Your Tires as Long as Possible

The tires on your automobile should last you as long as the manufacturer says that they should last. For example, you should get 50,000 miles out of a set of tires that specify that you should get that amount of miles. Keeping up with tire maintenance can help you with that. One example of a tire maintenance procedure that you will need to keep up with is your tire rotation. Tire rotation is when a specialist takes your rear tires and places them in the front and puts the front ones in the back. The rotation helps you to…
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Your Safety Comes First

Your windshield is critical to your safety. Not only does it protect you from snow, hail, wind and rain, it can also protect you in the event of an accident. Windshield glass is special because it is typically composed of three layers. These three layers are two layers of plastic laminated over the glass and then bonded to the car frame. In the case of an accident or an emergency, this allows the glass to shatter within the plastic, minimizing loose glass pieces that could cause harm to the vehicle's occupants. Your windshield is just as important to your…
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When Will My Brakes Need to Be Inspected?

When it comes to safety on the road, you cannot underestimate the importance of your car's brakes. In order to protect yourself, other drivers and pedestrians, you will need to have your vehicle's brakes inspected every now and then to make sure that they are still working properly.

A good rule of thumb is to have your vehicle's brakes inspected about every 12,000 miles or once a year, whichever happens first.

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Common Reasons Your Check Engine Light Is On

The check engine lights a small light that often appears on the vehicles dashboard. It is a way of alerting drivers that something on the vehicle is damaged and must be replaced or repaired. There are few reasons why the check engine light may appear. These are a few of the more simple reasons why.

  • Missing or damaged gas cap
  • A bad catalytic converter
  • Faulty oxygen sensor
  • A bad air mass flow sensor
  • Faulty spark plugs
  • A faulty ignition coil

 

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