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

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