The Value of Tire Rotation

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When tire rotation is performed regularly, their lifespans can be extended by up to 20 percent. Not only will this save you money on replacement tires but rotating your tires also cuts down on your gas money. For uniform tire wear, it is suggested that a vehicle’s tires are rotated every 6,000 miles as part

Check your Headlights this Fall

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In addition to offering drivers no shortage of challenges when it comes to weather-related conditions, the seasons known as FALL and WINTER also make things tough by making general visibility tough by greatly increasing the amount of darkness Guilford County residents are forced to deal with. Once Daylight Savings ends, night seems to come immediately

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

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

Gas Saving Tips

Nobody likes having to fill their gas tank up, but, if you drive a vehicle with an internal combustion engine, it’s an unavoidable occurrence. While there’s no avoiding having to feed your car with the fuel it needs to operate, there are a few things you can do to get the most out of your

Five Ways to Avoid Car Theft

While not as traumatic as a write-off crash or dramatic breakdown, the experience of having your vehicle, or its contents, stolen is nonetheless one of the worst ordeals a car owner can endure. Should your vehicle be recovered after it’s stolen, there are still myriad headaches to endure as you get repairs taken care of,

Computer On Board!

Cell phones, refrigerators, washing machines…virtually everything that we plug into an outlet these days comes equipped with its own computer. Why would our cars be any different? All cars produced today come standard with at least one computer. Car computers aren’t the same as the personal computers and laptops we use to work and access

Easy Steps For Jump Starting A Car

One of the absolute most frustrating things is to jump into your car and learn that you have a dead battery, exactly when you need to get going and on the road. Luckily there just a few items that you need and a few steps to follow to get your car up and running again.

Summer Vehicle Maintenance Tips

Before you begin a road trip this summer in or around North Carolina, you’ll want to make sure your car is in the best possible shape before venturing out. What starts out as a minor car problem can quickly become a nightmare after driving hundreds of miles. Even if you are not super car savvy,