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What are some of the owner’s responsibilities in car ownership?
Today with all the technology packed into a car it can be daunting to take on any task with your car, however I am here to tell you there are a number of tasks that you can and should take upon yourself. If you take this article to heart these simple things can help protect you, your car, your image, all the while improving economy and overall satisfaction with your vehicle. Here are some things any vehicle owner can and should do, which I like to call “vehicle owner’s responsibilities”.
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How Does an Auto Mechanic Determine if you need your Brakes Replaced?
There are few items on a car that are more important than your brakes. Many of us when looking at cars and trucks are concerned with engine performance, fuel economy, handling and comfort but rarely do people ask the salesperson at the dealer how big the brake rotors are or how quick can a car go from 60 to 0. Most of us take for granted that our cars are very good at stopping and that is not just an accident. The brakes on your car are arguably one of the most important systems of the vehicle s...
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Transmission Repair Versus Replacement: What You Need to Know
If you notice a red fluid leaking under your car, grinding or shaking when your car shifts gears, or the car is slipping as it shifts gears, you likely have a problem with your transmission. When you bring your car into an auto repair shop, they will take a look at various factors and determine whether it is best to repair or rebuild the transmission or recommend replacing it outright. Here are a few of the factors that mechanic or repair shop will make when coming to this decision.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: mechanic , vehicle repair , transmission repair , transmission replacement | Comments: (0) | View Count: (355)

Tips To Get Your Car Ready For the Year

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Tips To Get Your Car Ready For the Year
It's a new year. And if your resolution this year is to take better car of your car, or ensure you are not suddenly left stranded on the side of the road, you may be looking to get your car ready for this new year. Here are a few tips to help you improve your car and ensure it is in great condition.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car maintenance , car battery , tires , mechanic | Comments: (0) | View Count: (331)
What To Expect When Having a Used Car Inspection
When buying a used car, you never quite know what you are getting. The car is used so certain parts may be nearing the end of their lifespan. However, this does not mean that you have to take the car as-is and possibly end up with a car that needs a lot of work. A used car inspection should be done by a mechanic prior to buying so you have a good idea as to the condition of the car you are looking at purchasing. Most dealerships will allow you to take the car to a licensed mechanic for a used ca...
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car inspection , vehicle repair , mechanic | Comments: (0) | View Count: (357)
Signs Your Snow Tires Need to Be Replaced
If you live in an area with heavy snow or icy roads, you may have snow tires. These tires are better than all season tires at gripping the road and helping to ensure you don't slide on slick roads. They are typically installed on your vehicle around the time snow starts to fall in your area and removed in spring. But, since they are different than regular tires, you may be wondering how you know it is time to replace them with a new set. Here are a few signs that you may need to replace your sno...
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: snow tires , vehicle repair , car maintenance | Comments: (0) | View Count: (387)
Battery Issues: Why Do They Affect the Check Engine Light?
Almost all vehicles on the road these days have a check engine light. When this light comes on, the car's owner knows that something is not right. But when the light comes on, most people automatically think it is a huge problem, such as something being wrong with the engine. Fortunately, this is not always the case. When the light comes on, you may be having problems with your car's battery as well. Here are a few reasons why your check engine light may come on for battery problems.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car battery , battery replacement , alternator , engine repair , mechanic | Comments: (0) | View Count: (423)
5 Simple Hacks to Extend the Life of your Tires
Replacing your car’s tires is costly and time consuming. From balancing and alignment to purchasing the actual tires themselves, it can easily cost hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. And while no tire will last forever, there are certain steps you can take to prolong the life of your tires.
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Four Signs you're Ready for New Brakes

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Four Signs you're Ready for New Brakes
Your brakes are one of the most critical safety systems on your car. When you're zooming down the highway at 60 miles per hour, it can take the entire distance of a football field (100 yards) to come to a full and complete stop. Even longer if you haven't taken good care of your brakes.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: vehicle brakes , brake shop , mechanic , vehicle repair | Comments: (0) | View Count: (480)
Is There Fluid Leaking Under Your Car? Ways to Diagnose Where it May be Coming From
As you pull your car out of the garage, driveway or a parking spot, you may notice what appears to be a puddle underneath your car. If you see this, you may immediately wonder where the fluid has come from. Unfortunately, if you notice this, there is a good chance that the fluid is leaking from your car. In turn, this may cause you to wonder what is wrong and where it is coming from. Here is some information that will help you determine what is leaking and where the fluid may be coming from.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair | Tags: transmission repair , coolant , oil change , engine repair | Comments: (0) | View Count: (497)
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