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3 Things You Should Avoid If You Have A Crack On Your Windshield

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Uncategorized |

It’s just not your day. You were driving along the road, obeying all traffic laws and minding your own business when all of a sudden a stone or piece of debris hit your windshield, leaving a crack in its wake. That’s an awful feeling for any car owner. But until you can find the time to get the crack fixed at a shop that specializes in auto glass replacement in your area, you’re going to have to make the best of the situation. A vehicle with a cracked windshield can still be driveable as long as you take precautions to...

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3 Signs That You Need New Brake Rotors

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Uncategorized |

When you think about replacing your car’s brakes, you might think about your brake pads. However, over time, your brake rotors can also wear out, resulting in the need for a replacement. Taking your car to be looked at by a professional for brake service is the best way to find out if you need a rotor replacement, but there are a few signs that you can watch out for while you are driving. These are three of the main signs that you might notice if your rotors have gone bad. 1. You Notice a Vibration When You Press the Brakes When you...

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Signs Of A Dying Alternator And How To Respond

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Uncategorized |

One of the simpler parts of your vehicle is the alternator. This is the piece that charges your battery while you’re driving and provides electrical power to your car’s components. Things like headlights, the radio, your dash display, and interior lights are all able to work because your alternator consistently recharges the battery in your car. If the the alternator dies during your drive, you need to know what to look for so that you can get to safety before it is too late. Early Trouble Signs The first thing you will notice if...

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When Your Car Won’t Budge: How To Handle Towing After A Car Accident

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Some car accidents end up with your vehicle on the side of the road, but others can leave your car in a more hazardous area. If your accident involved your vehicle careening down a ravine or getting submersed in water, you may want to handle towing companies differently than you would in any other accident. Here are a few things you should know about having your car towed from a dangerous location or one that is difficult to find. Do Not Feel Obligated You may encounter tow truck drivers who try to pressure you into paying them to have your...

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Do You Really Need Snow Tires?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Living in a land of snow and ice often makes driving tough. Even seasoned residents have times when they find keeping their vehicle under control difficult. If you live in a snowy climate, you would benefit by switching from your all-season tires to snow tires.  Better Braking Drivers who use snow tires greatly increase their braking ability. In fact, a recent study shows that drivers who have snow tires on their cars improve their braking ability by 35%. When you are traveling on a snow-covered highway crowded with other vehicles, that...

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Dealing With A Mud-Stuck Vehicle

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Uncategorized |

If you are driving along and find your tires are spinning inside an area of mud, you will need to do whatever it is you can to get your vehicle back on flat ground so you can continue on your way. Here are a few things you can try using to remove your vehicle from the slick spot in which it has become stuck. Use Your Gears If your vehicle is not getting anywhere when in the drive mode, try to place it into reverse to try getting your vehicle out in the opposite direction. If this does not work, shift back and forth between drive and...

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The Benefits Of Driving Propane Trailers And Pressurized Gas Trucks

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Driving propane trailers and pressurized gas trucks provides a plethora of benefits to people who choose to take advantage of them. By buying a propane trailer in your local area, you’ll be able to use these trucks throughout the course of your business to reap these benefits. Before you go out shopping for a brand new propane trailer, you will need to learn just why this may be advantageous. To learn about the advantages of owning and using these vehicles, read on.  Propane Trailers May Provide Tax Benefits By getting on board...

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A Couple Of Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Uncategorized |

The long road trip is considered a vacation tradition for many people, but these trips can pose some unique challenges. One of the more problematic issues you may encounter is a malfunctioning car. While it is possible to be towed to a local mechanic for repairs, this can be a major disruption. Luckily, there are a couple of tips you can follow to help ensure that these disruptions and discomforts are kept to a minimum if you are unfortunate enough to experience car problems on your trip.  Prepare A Kit In The Event You Are Stranded One...

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Driving Tips To Help You Avoid Auto Repairs

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you drive your car, you want to be sure you don’t put extra stress on it. The way you drive can lead to repairs that could have been avoided and will cause you to burn more gas than necessary. You want to follow the tips below to avoid putting any added stress on your car and to keep it performing well and save you gas money. Don’t let your car warm up slowly There is a popular myth that states you want to allow your car to warm up slowly on very cold days. The truth is your car doesn’t need to warm up in this manner,...

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Reconditioned Vehicles: Is Your Used Car Safe And Sound?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With the tough economy of today, more people are buying used vehicles to save money. While many used cars are priced low and are good deals, you might stop to consider a few factors about the one you are thinking about buying. The most important part of a used car to learn more about is its frame, a part of a vehicle that could seriously affect safe operation. Damaged and wrecked vehicles are repaired using parts from other cars, a type of process called reconditioning. The car you might purchase as used could be reconditioned in a way that...

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3 Benefits Of Junk Car Removal

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A junk car on your property can cause a lot of problems. Pests like rats and bees will often make their homes in a junk car. Your yard is damaged as the grass dies under the car, and you may have problems with fluids like oil leaking from it. Not to mention, a junk car sitting in your yard will make your home look bad as well. Rather than attempting to sell off your junk car piece by piece or figuring out how to get rid of it on your own, call a junk car removal service. Here’s some benefits to calling for junk car removal. It Helps the...

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