June 28th, 2016
Summer means road trips -- is your car ready?
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February 1st, 2016
Guys can be tough enough to buy for as it is. If your guy is a car guy, though, it actually might be a little easier to pick out some gift ideas to make him smile on Valentine’s Day
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January 4th, 2016
The beginning of January means that there’s a solid couple of months of winter left…so consider some New Year’s resolutions for your car.
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December 3rd, 2015
The good news is that highway miles are the best kind of miles you can put on a vehicle. Running for hours at a constant speed and steady state is much less stressful on a vehicle than stop-and-start driving around town. With the right maintenance and care, your vehicle should be ready to go for many comfortable, dependable highway miles this holiday season!
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October 5th, 2015
That red brake system warning light is not something you want to see. While it’s normal for it to come on briefly when you start your car as part of the bulb check that lights up other dashboard warning lights, a brake warning light that stays lit, blinks or lights up intermittently is a sign of a real problem. But what problem does it indicate?
In most cases, an illuminated brake warning light means that there’s a problem with the brake hydraulic system. In cases where the light is intermittent or flickers when the vehicle is turning, chances are it means that the level of brake fluid in the system is low. It can also be an indicator of brake pads that are starting to become extremely worn. In those cases, though, you will probably notice other signs such as a sque ...[more]
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