Tire Maintenance Tips

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In terms of vehicle safety, the importance of having dependable tires cannot be overstated. While that statement may seem obvious, many drivers are guilty of neglecting their tires and not performing regular tire maintenance performed. Neglecting your tires can lead to long-term damage for several of your vehicles components, including the suspension and axel among

Knowing When You Need Auto Repair Services

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Sometimes it’s obvious when you need auto repair services. You’re driving down the highway and your vehicle’s engine sputters and stalls. Or you’re out doing your grocery shopping and you put your key the ignition, only to hear a weird grinding or clicking sound. Yet at other times, you may wonder whether or not you’re

Serpentine Belts: Important for your Vehicle

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There are several components in the various systems housed within your engine, all of which need to be operating effectively in order to make your motor run and get your vehicle from Point A to Point B. While you’re most likely familiar with the more prominent components in your engine (transmission, etc.), the smaller or

DON’T BUY THE NEW CAR HYPE!

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As the calendar turns from summer to fall, car dealerships tend to ramp up their advertising efforts to try and unload a given year’s model. Sometimes, these ad campaigns will make grandiose claims that may seem tempting to a car owner, always remember that the cost of a new car is ALWAYS HIGHER than maintaining

Ignition System Failure Warning Signs

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In order to ignite fuel and turn the motor over, gas-powered vehicles are reliant upon an effective ignition system. If the ignition process doesn’t go smoothly or isn’t functioning properly, your vehicle won’t be able to operate correctly and may fail its next emission test. The vast majority of modern ignition systems are comprised of

Biggest Driving Distractions

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Preventative maintenance is important for keeping your vehicle safely on the road, but just as important is safe driving practices! This includes avoiding driving distractions, which can seem minor but have major consequences… Every day, about 100 people die in car crashes, and 90% of all crashes are caused by driver error. Being less than

MAKING THE (OCTANE) GRADE

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When you pull into a local gas station in Greensboro to fill your empty tank, it might be, for obvious reasons, tempting to reach for the fuel with the lowest price tag… But reaching for the “regular” grade isn’t always the right choice – consult your owner’s manual, the sticker on the gas cap, or

Warm Weather Car Maintenance Tips

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The days are getting warmer here in Greensboro and high temperatures can lead to issues for your vehicle such as overworked air conditioning systems, ineffective batteries or steering wheels that feel like they’re on fire. As such, your vehicle’s maintenance should very much be on your radar at this time of year. While you can’t

Does Your Vehicle Need Transmission Repair?

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Transmission repair can be expensive, but without a properly working transmission, your vehicle cannot run. Both manual and automatic transmissions ensure that power moves from the vehicle’s engine to the wheels. Your vehicle’s engine works at speeds called RPMs or Revolutions per Minute. The transmission’s job is to transmit power to the wheels while keeping

BAD VIBRATIONS: Reasons for Steering Wheel Shakes

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In an ideal world, when you hit the road in your vehicle the surface you’re driving on is even and smooth and you cruise along without any issues whatsoever. Unfortunately, roads are rarely perfectly smooth and even when they are, you can still have issues with steering and navigating the terrain you’re driving on. The