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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

Why Is Your Brake Light On?

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Don't be alarmed when the brake light comes on when you first start the vehicle. The system is just verifying that all of the bulbs are working correctly and it should go out quickly. Unfortunately, several malfunctions could also cause the light to stay on. Here are some of the main causes. Check the Emergency Brake If the brake light stays on after you start the car, you might need to disengage the emergency brake.

1 June 2016

Five Good Reasons To Choose Home Window Tinting

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If you do a computer search of tips for reducing your cooling costs in the summer, you'll likely learn that you should keep your drapes or blinds closed during the daytime. However, this isn't the only way to reduce UV rays from heating up your home. Installing home window tinting reduces the UV rays (and resulting heat transfer) that enter your home, while still allowing you to enjoy the view and the beauty of the sunlight.

1 June 2016

Why You Should Outsource Vehicle Fleet Maintenance Rather Than Hiring A Full-Time Mechanic

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If your company has a full fleet of vehicles, you probably understand the importance of regular maintenance of these cars and/or trucks. Because of this, you might be thinking about hiring a full-time mechanic to work on-site and to handle maintenance and repairs. Although this can be a good idea for some businesses, it's often a better idea to work with a local mechanic for these repairs instead. These are a few reasons why you may want to outsource vehicle fleet maintenance rather than hiring a mechanic to work in-house.

1 June 2016

What You Need To Know Before Registering A Salavage Title Vehicle

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Purchasing a vehicle on a salvage title can be one way save money on your used car purchase. All a salvage title means is that at some point an insurance company considered the vehicle a total loss. The reasons for this can be rather broad – for example, extensive body damage could be considered too expensive to repair from an insurance standpoint, but it may have no bearing on the mechanical qualities of the car.

27 May 2016

Four Benefits Of Buying An RV For Your Summer Trips

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If you're always awaiting your summer vacation and are consistently planning to travel, you're likely thinking about where you'll go and the attractions you'll visit with your spouse or family. If you're looking for a new way to enjoy spending the summer months, it's advantageous to think about investing in a new RV for your trips. Here are four useful benefits to taking up this method of travel. Cost Savings

27 May 2016

Three Things To Know About Storing Off-Season Tires

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If you've just moved to a region that sees enough of a seasonal change to require that you use winter or summer tires on your car, you might not have any idea what to do with the tires from the previous season. It doesn't make sense to get completely new tires twice a year if the sets you've been using are still in great shape. That means figuring out a way to store the set you're not using so you can put them back on your car in a few months (and then store the other set for a while).

27 May 2016

Three Ways To Keep Auto Repairs Affordable

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Do you need upgrade components in your vehicle or simply just need to have your car serviced? If so, there are likely many auto repair shops in your neighborhood, which can make selecting the right shop a bit difficult to do. Because of that, before you rush to select a shop and potentially spend more than you have to, consider a few options prior to selecting a repair shop. A great way to keep car repairs affordable is to select a shop that can offer the following:

27 May 2016

3 Things On Your Car To Keep An Eye On This Summer

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As summer approaches, your car will need a little extra care in a few different areas due to the excessive heat during the summertime. Here are three things on your car that you need to keep a closer eye on during the summer months. #1 Engine Coolant One of the most important things that you need to keep an eye on this summer is your engine coolant. Engine coolant is also often referred to as antifreeze.

27 May 2016