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Reasons Why Windshield Replacement Is Easier In The Summer (And Why You Should Postpone It If You Can)

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It does not take just an automotive accident or a wayward baseball to damage your windshield glass, and when that happens, your auto service technician will have to take into consideration the time of year. The time of year, winter or summer, has a lot to do with how a new windshield will be installed. It is easier to install a windshield in the summer for a number of reasons.

6 June 2016

3 Steps For A Weekend Auto Upgrade For Improved Performance On A Budget

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One of the things that you may want to do when working on your car is improving the performance. Do you want to be able to get the most performance, save gas and not spend a lot? While some improvements, such as completely replacing an engine or installing new custom exhaust systems can be costly, there are some affordable options. You may want to add a computer chip or upgrade the intake for affordable improvements.

6 June 2016

Summer Road Trips: 4 Car Repairs To Help Your Adventures Go Smoothly

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Planning and taking a summer road trip is a classic tradition that never seems to get old. Taking adventures on the open road can come with a lot of ups and downs, but there's always ways to take preventative measures to help eliminate some of the more negative aspects. The care of the vehicle you're using for a summer road trip has a huge impact on how you enjoy your daily driving.

6 June 2016

Problems With Acceleration? 4 Signs You Might Have Dirty Fuel Injectors

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If your car no longer has the get-up-and-go that it used to, the problem might be with the fuel injectors. Each time you push down on the gas pedal, fuel is pumped through your car. The more you push, the more gas gets fed to the engine. When fuel injectors are dirty, the amount of gas that gets through to your car is cut short. When that happens, you start having problems with acceleration.

5 June 2016

Buy And Use These Fluids To Prolong The Life Of Your Vehicle

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When it comes to keeping your vehicle in optimal running condition, it's important to visit a mechanic as soon as you notice any signs – sounds, vibrations or visual issues – that indicate a problem. If there's no immediate problem, however, you can still take steps to extend the life of the vehicle through some simple preventative maintenance. You don't have to be a car buff to take care of your vehicle in this manner; simply buying specific fluids and using them according to the instructions on the bottle can be hugely beneficial.

4 June 2016

Maintenance Steps You Need To Take When You Invest In A Luxury Car

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When you make the major decision to finally invest in that luxury car that you have been coveting for years, the last thing you want to do is have it break down on you shortly after you purchase it. However, if you do not get the auto repairs and maintenance that you need when you need them, then that could be the case. Get to know some of the maintenance steps that you should take when you have invested in your first luxury car so that you can keep it in top condition for as long as possible.

3 June 2016

Why Does Your Vehicle Squeal When You Turn The Steering Wheel?

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A power steering system is required in a vehicle to help make turning and all around handling easier. The power steering system consists of three components: the power steering pump, the belts, and the power steering fluid. A normal system is formed of the pump, controlled by the belt which is located on the front of the motor, the steering gear is secured by tie rods to connect to the steering gear to where the wheel is located.

3 June 2016

Three Major Ways Of Preventing Brake Issues

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Nobody wants to deal with sudden brake failure. These three measures will help you to preempt and prevent brake issues before they become serious problems: Clean the Car Thoroughly to Prevent Corrosion Corrosion in the brake system is never a good idea. For example, the parking brake uses a mechanism that pushes a brake caliper or piston when you pull the parking brake. If the system is rusted, the piston may get stuck and fail to apply or release.

2 June 2016

Teaching Your Kid To Drive? 4 Tips To Instill To Avoid Transmission Problems

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As soon as your child becomes old enough to drive, you should start teaching them. When you are out and about driving with the family, you can have them sit in the front seat for easier teaching. After they get their driver's permit, you can start switching seats to give them the opportunity to drive. One of the costliest car repairs is replacing a transmission, which happens from age, poor maintenance, or bad driving habits.

2 June 2016

How Do You Know Your Wheels Need Aligned?

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You've heard about wheel or tire realignment. While that can help you know of a potential problem with your car, you need to know more about it. How do you know that it's time to get your wheels realigned? What are the warning signs that could be mixed up with another problem? Tread Wear Uneven The tread should wear evenly. Depending on previous issues with your tires, you may have some treads that are more worn than others, but from this point, the wear should be even among all four.

2 June 2016