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How Diagnostic Testing Has Changed the Auto Repair Industry

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Do you remember full-service gas stations? You’d pull in, instruct the gas station attendant to “fill ‘er up,” and relax while he did so and also cleaned your windows and popped the hood to check your oil. Those days are gone, and modern automobile technology has also changed how technicians inspect your vehicle. Yes, we…
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The Basics of Shocks and Struts

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All vehicles use struts and springs that work together to make your driving experience smoother and more pleasant. These two parts work in synergy, but they actually have two different functions. The springs support the weight of your vehicle and give extra cushion to the ride as they prevent jolts when you drive over rough…
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Getting The Most From Your High Mileage Vehicle

Getting The Most From Your High Mileage Vehicle

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In days gone by, a vehicle that had close to 100,000 miles was probably getting ready to head to the vehicle graveyard. Today, it’s much more common for cars to stay on the road, even at higher mileage. Vehicles today are made much better than they were, even just a decade ago. If your car…
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Why Its Important to Get a Used Car Safety Inspection

Why Its Important to Get a Used Car Safety Inspection

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The availability of used cars allows consumers to get a great vehicle at a lower price. So, what if you found the perfect used car, but you’re not sure if it’s in the best condition? A used car safety inspection can help you be sure that the car you’ve chosen will get you around safely.…
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Should I Get a Routine Hose Inspection

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The hoses in your vehicle move fluids throughout the car, transporting these vital fluids to several components in your engine. Automotive hoses are typically made of two layers of rubber with a layer of fabric between them to give them extra durability. While hoses aren’t something many of us even think about, getting a routine…
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When Should I Balance My Tires?

When Should I Balance My Tires?

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Wheels and tires bear the brunt of the road (and questionable driving habits), so maintaining them is vital to vehicle performance. Sustaining adequate tire pressure and keeping up with rotations, balancing and alignments are all part of a well-rounded care schedule. When it is time to balance your tires, remember to call the experts at…
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How Do I Change My Fuel Filter?

How Do I Change My Fuel Filter?

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Almost every vehicle on today’s roads is powered via fuel injection, so keeping the system clean is vital to performance and shelf-life. Injectors can become clogged with nothing more than a small grain of dirt, and this tiny impediment can lead to decreased gas mileage and shoddy functioning. If you change the fuel filter every…
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Cars You Won’t See in 2020

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With gas coming off the ceiling, car buyers feel able to more freely indulge in roomy SUVs and crossovers, so sales on sedans and hybrids have taken a hit. In answer to demand, many carmakers have chosen to suspend production on certain models in favor of more popular styles. Here’s a look at cars you…
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10 Top Picks of 2019: Best Cars of the Year

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Car and Driver has just released its top picks for the best cars of 2019. Of course, the list covers several categories (sedans, SUVs, hatchbacks, among others), but we’ve narrowed it down even further and compiled a top ten list. Here goes: Audi A6 With several models showing up on the comprehensive list, Audi makes…
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How Do I Prevent A Classic Car From Rusting?

How Do I Prevent A Classic Car From Rusting?

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If you own a classic car, chances are caring for it is not so much a hobby as a passion. As such, you spend a great deal of time meticulously protecting your beloved from classic car maladies such as rust. Given the likelihood this common problem will invade Ol’ Ethel at some point, here are…
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