Aging Timing Belt Warning Signs

Rubber belts festooned with teeth, timing belts are designed to keep your vehicle’s crankshaft in sync with its camshaft and ensure that engine valves and pistons are operating in proper sequence. While relatively durable thanks to its typically nylon-reinforced innards, your timing belt will still need to be changed out every 90,000 miles or so.

Car Waxing vs. Polishing

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Car polish and wax are among many products used to protect your vehicle and keep it looking its best. Unfortunately, there is a common misconception among car owners about these products and what they are used for. So what is the difference between a wax and a polish? And what’s right for your car? Polish

Oil Loss Prevention

Many vehicles will experience oil loss at some point. Usually it is through small drips and minor leaks that can be prevented, but in some cases oil leaks require immediate attention from an ASE-certified technician. An improperly sealed drain bolt is the most common cause of leaks. When having an oil change in Greensboro performed,

What To Do When Your Car Overheats

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As temperatures heat up, so do our car’s engines. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to make sure climbing temperatures don’t permanently harm your car. The following are easy steps to take if your car overheats: First, always carry an extra bottle of coolant and a jug of water in your car. Usually

Spring Tire Check

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Spring weather can create unpredictable road conditions on the roads in North Carolina. Before you hit the roads this month, take a few minutes to perform a quick tire check and make sure your vehicle’s tires are ready for any condition! 1. Check the tire pressure once per month. Temperature swings can affect the tire

Drive Safely on Wet Roads this Spring

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While we’re grateful for the warmer weather that the dawn of springtime affords us, March and April also typically contain a fair amount of rainy days that can be hazardous to driving conditions here in Guilford County. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe on wet and slippery driving surfaces this spring:

Battery Corrosion FAQ

Battery Corrosion

As car batteries age, they will begin to corrode. While a small amount of corrosion will generally not affect your battery’s performance, larger buildups can be highly problematic for your vehicle. What can cause batteries to corrode faster than normal? The vast majority of corrosion will occur on your battery’s terminals. As hydrogen gas is

The Importance of Proper Wheel Alignment

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If you want your car to handle properly then having properly-aligned wheels is of paramount importance. Your vehicle’s suspension system connects the wheels to the body and helps provide a steady ride even along an uneven driving surface. Over time, your suspension will start to bend or warp after you’ve hit enough pot holes, curbs,

Why Brake Fluid is Critical

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Your vehicle’s braking system is a complex assortment of sophisticated components and elements all working together to ensure you can stop when you need to and stay safely on the road. For this important system to work properly, it requires each and every one of its parts to be working in sync and running smoothly

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