Staying Healthy and Safe

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Staying healthy is important during this Covid-19 outbreak. You will want to follow the recommended guidelines in order to help prevent the spread of it. The best rule to be following is the social distancing. Make sure to stay at least six feet away between you and other people. This will make the germs harder to spread. If you have to cough or sneeze, do so into your elbow. If you cough in your hand, then those germs are now going to be on everything you touch. You will also want to stay home if you start feeling any signs of illness or if you have a fever. read more

Check Each Tire After Winter has Ended

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As you check each tire of your vehicle, make sure to look at the entire tire. Make sure to inspect the air pressure in each tire. If a tire is getting low on air, you will want to make sure that you fill it correctly. Having a tire that is under inflated or over inflated can cause issues in the long run. One of the most common problems is that the tire will not rotate properly. This can result in uneven tread wear or bulges on the tire. If you are not sure how much air should be in the tires, make sure to check in the owner’s manual. You can also check on the inside doorjamb of the vehicle as well. read more

Careful Driving for Potholes

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You will want to be careful when driving on roads this spring. Potholes will form as it becomes warmer and the snow and ice melt. Always look ahead on the road you are driving on. If you notice a pothole coming up, try to avoid it, but do not compromise your safety. When there is no other choice other than to hit it, make sure to slow down as much as possible. Going over it slowly will decrease the chance of damage to the vehicle and tires. Since you will not be sure how deep the pothole is, this is important as you may blow out a tire if it is too deep. read more

Repairs And Benefits for your Vehicle

All repairs for the vehicle will help the overall efficiency of it. If there is an issue, make sure to contact us and bring the vehicle in. Having a bumper to bumper inspection done for it will help keep it lasting as long as possible. If you are not sure when regular maintenance should be done, we can advise you on a schedule. This way all the parts and components can be inspected regularly. If there are any issues, we can help get you back on the road with a safe and reliable vehicle. read more

Winter can be Brutal on your Car

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The winter can cause several issues for the condition of your vehicle. You will want to check the tires regularly in the winter. As it gets colder out, you will notice a drop in air pressure for the tires. By checking them on a regular basis, you will be aware when the tires are having issues. If the tires are under inflated or over inflated, then problems are more likely to arrive. When a tire is low on a regular basis, it could mean that there is a permanent leak in the tire. This should be inspected as soon as you are aware of it. Doing so will help keep the tires in the most ideal condition for when you drive. read more

ABS Dashboard Warning Light for your Vehicle

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The ABS light is important. When you see a dashboard warning illuminate, you will want to take these seriously. This will alert you to any issues that the vehicle may be experiencing. When you notice that a dashboard warning light starts to blink, this can mean that the problem is significantly worse. You will want to make sure to pull your vehicle over and turn it off when it is safe to do so. This will help you to prevent further damage from being done to your vehicle. Also remember to bring the vehicle in as soon as possible so we can inspect it for you. read more

Remember Car Maintenance in the Winter

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In the winter you will want to remember to have your vehicle inspected on a regular basis. Doing so will help increase the safety and reliability of it. We can also advise you when certain maintenance tasks should be done for your vehicle as well. The oil will need to be changed on a regular basis. Also make sure that the tires are rotated regularly as well. Besides a rotation, the tires will need to be aligned. This will help them to be as efficient as possible. When there is an issue with one or more tire, you will notice an issue when driving. The vehicle may pull in one direction or the other. read more

Improve the Visibility When you Drive this Winter

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Winter weather conditions can contribute to decreased visibility when you drive. The windshield wipers will need to be inspected to ensure that they are in the best working condition that they should be. Look for any rips, tears, or damage to each wiper. Also remember to check the rear windshield wiper if your vehicle comes equipped with one. If you notice any damage to them, make sure that they are replaced as soon as possible. This will help to clear the windshield of your vehicle when you are driving in snow, sleet, or mist. read more

Cold Temperatures Affect the Battery

The winter weather can cause issues for your vehicle over time. Colder temperatures will cause some parts to become hard and brittle. When you drive in winter, try not to hit anything too hard or too fast. This can end up damaging or breaking parts of your vehicle. Just because you see a snow drift, you should not assume that is soft and light weight snow. The temperatures can also affect the battery of your vehicle. It will have a harder time of charging up and starting your vehicle. There also might be situations where you start the vehicle, but you will not be able to keep it running. read more

Why the Brakes Need to be Inspected

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The brake system of your vehicle should be inspected regularly. Regular maintenance checks for your vehicle will help it to stay in the best condition possible. If you do not bring the vehicle in, you will not know what is wrong with the vehicle until it is too late. Noticing an issue at the first sign can help reduce further problems from forming with your vehicle. Anything out of the norm should always be taken seriously, and not ignored. This will help you to save time, money, and stress in the long run for your vehicle. read more