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The 7 Signs You Need A Brake Inspection

Brake Inspection - It should be pretty obvious to all drivers that brakes are an essential factor in making sure your car is safe to drive. But for some reason, all too many drivers are complacent about keeping up with brake inspection, repairs and preventive maintenance. Brake pads wear down relatively quickly (especially in automatic […]

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5 Popular Beliefs About Used Tires That Simply Don't Hold Air

Your tires are arguably among the most important components of your car. They ensure good traction on the road, of course. However, they also have to do with everything from smooth handling to maximum fuel economy. Despite this, some drivers have quite a few misconceptions about used tires. If you’re among them, you’re putting yourself […]

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What You Need to Know About Generic and Brand-Name Auto Parts

Auto Parts All vehicles need maintenance or repairs at some point in time. Your car might even need some now without your knowing it -- one recent survey showed that 77% of cars need some type of fix. At the more expensive end of these fixes are engine and transmission repairs. Another low-cost but still […]

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Auto Body Repair and Maintenance

Auto Body Repair and Maintenance You may have maintained your car well and have it running optimally. However, the body work may be less than perfect. Maintaining your car’s body in good condition is just as important as ensuring that all the vehicle’s systems are operating optimally. You need to know how to keep your […]

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Auto Repair Investment

Auto Repair Investment - As we’ve mentioned before on this blog, 77% of cars are in need of maintenance or repairs, according to one recent survey. Some of these might be big, expensive repairs such as engine and transmission fixes (the two most expensive repairs in the U.S.), while others might be simple adjustments costing […]

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When to Maintain and Replace Your Car Tires

When to Replace Your Car Tires? You know, of course, that your tires are important. But are you giving them the attention that you should? According to a recent car maintenance survey, 77% of cars need maintenance or repairs. So how do you know when to get new tires -- and which ones should you […]

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3 Ways Regular Maintenance Can Lower Brake Repair Costs

3 Ways Regular Maintenance Can Lower Brake Repair Costs One of the most common worries about car repairs is what they will end up costing, which has people looking for cheap oil changes, cheap tires, cheap brake service, and more. But being unwilling to spend reasonable amounts of money on regular maintenance and repair for […]

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Help! My Check Engine Light Won’t Shut Down!

Check Engine Light The check engine light (aka the malfunction indicator light) normally lights up as you start your car and then promptly turns off once it has settled down. If it refuses to go off then it means that something’s wrong with your car. The problem, however, is the check engine light is awfully […]

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Three Top Import Sites for Used Japanese Cars

Three Top Import Sites for Used Japanese Cars Not all imports have to be the latest sporting or luxury models. Some folks like the efficiency and reliability of older Japanese models. Also, even if they already have a few miles tucked underneath their hoods. However, some people like shopping around for the last generation of […]

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Breaking In Your Car: Why it Matters

Breaking In Your Car: Why it Matters A brand new car engine, or a brand new car for that matter, is composed of hundreds of parts that must all work in perfect harmony to get things going. The problem with this setup is that just the perfect harmony of these parts takes a while to […]

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