Car Care Tips

Such a Little Part (Climate Control Resistor)

Tuesday 27th of September 2022
ontrol for what vents the air comes out of.  Don't be surpris

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A Turn for the Worse (Using Turn Signals)

Wednesday 21st of September 2022
  But there's something else that causes

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Objects in the Mirror (Rearview Mirror Safety and Maintenance)

Monday 6th of June 2022
s, there are a few things we should all know about how important rearview mirrors are to safe drivi

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Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)

Monday 4th of April 2022
Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself.  There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a weekend mechanic to replace brakes, adjust a carburetor or perform

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Drivers that "T" Us Off (Bad Driving Practices)

Monday 28th of March 2022
e road a much less friendly place.  They really "T" us off.  These are the bad

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The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

Tuesday 8th of March 2022
They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it.  And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corn

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Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)

Monday 10th of January 2022
Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going.  But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there are some things you should keep your eye

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No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

Monday 27th of December 2021
Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine?  It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles

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I NEED All Wheel Drive (Pros and Cons of AWD)

Tuesday 17th of August 2021
So winter has arrived and you don't feel confident in how your 2-wheel drive vehicle does in the snow and ice.  You envy all those people with all-wheel-drive (AWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) cars, trucks and SUVs.  You start thinking, "I need one of th

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Going (Lug) Nuts (Lug Nut Replacement)

Tuesday 20th of April 2021
Here's a part of your vehicle you probably don't think about much: lug nuts.  They're what fasten your wheels onto your axles.  Pretty important, right? In order to take the wheels off your vehicle to service the bra

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The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

Sunday 15th of November 2020
water left from air conditioning condensation.  But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems. You can help your service facility diagno

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Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)

Sunday 20th of September 2020
trees.  When those leaves get wet, you'd be surprised to learn just how slippery

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A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)

Monday 10th of February 2020
.  There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood.  In one case, the driver of

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The Edible Engine

Monday 23rd of December 2019
wn to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical sy

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Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)

Monday 16th of December 2019
, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own vehicles.  And to protect the paint and its luster,

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Make your Service Visit at Lube Town a Good One

Monday 4th of November 2019
t of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. Fo

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Cruisin' on Down Main Street

Monday 10th of June 2019
it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electr

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