Nothing is Free

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Recently, some auto parts stores have started retrieving check engine light codes as a “free” service.  It’s more a sales tactic, if you ask me.  Here’s why… A parts salesman will hook up a generic, handheld scan tool to your vehicle right in their parking lot.  While this may be impressive and appears to be...
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How to Drive Smart & Save Money

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Have you ever had someone tell you: “Dude! Your driving is absolutely horrible!” Perhaps you should start to listen to those folks!  With no end in sight to high fuel prices, consumers should take control of how they drive their vehicle to get more miles per gallon. The Car Care Council, an automotive consumer education group,...
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High-tech Brake Repair in Raleigh

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With today’s vehicle braking assemblies, it’s critical that all components are matched perfectly for the best possible braking performance.  (Please note that the term ‘matched’ is relatively unknown by consumers, and is one you should become more familiar with.) According to most new vehicle manufacturers, including Toyota, brake rotors must rotate with less than half...
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Summer Car A/C Tips

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Turn up your car air conditioning to the MAX In the summer’s heat, most of us run our car air conditioning every time we jump in.  As a matter of fact, most of us seldom turn off the air conditioning before turning the vehicle off.  Today’s modern vehicles are equipped with computers that turn on...
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Driving on the Beach

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  Bring your tent for overnight fun and relaxation! Here, in North Carolina, we’re blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in our country.  From the Currituck Sound to Ocean Isle Beach, there are miles and miles of places to relax, watch your kids play, take a walk, and drive. Drive?  Yes – drive...
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Summer Driving Tips

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Hot temperatures + long road trips = potential disaster. Ok, so Summer’s here and you’re ITCHING to fill up your jalopy to the headliner with ‘stuff’ and hit the open highway. Great! The combination of heat, long trips and heavy loads can place enormous demands on your vehicle.  So, before you pull out of the...
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How Long Has Your Check Engine Light Been On?

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Your catalytic converter could be the culprit. One of the most common causes of a check engine light is a failed catalytic converter. The converter is the most important emissions device on your vehicle and some would argue the only true emissions component (I actually agree with them).  In order to understand why it’s important,...
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Fill Your Tires with 'Winter Air'

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Warning Light Honda Tire pressure indicators and the importance of using a quality tire pressure gauge. Have you ever heard of ‘replacing the Summer air with Winter air’ in your tires?  It’s just a joke, but here’s what sparked the silliness. Most late model Honda vehicles (as are most vehicles) are equiped with tire pressure...
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CREECH IMPORT REPAIR INC.

1818 St. Albans Dr.
Dr #106
Raleigh, NC 27609
919.872.1999

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