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Pay Attention to Your Vehicle Warning Indicator System!

Pay Attention to Your Vehicle Warning Indicator System!

Your vehicle is equipped with a Vehicle Warning Indicator system. This is a technical term for all those little icons that light up in your dash. A few common indicators you should know are: Check Engine This could mean a routine maintenance task is needed. It may also mean that a sudden engine issue has arisen. When you see this light, get your vehicle in for an inspection immediately! Coolant Temp See a thermometer icon light up? You will probably…

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How to Change Your Oil

How to Change Your Oil

If you’re a do-it-yourself kind of person when it comes to your car, here are some tips on how to change your oil. First, consult your owner’s manual for the type and weight of oil specific to your vehicle. Make sure you follow the manufacturer’s suggestions, because using the wrong type of oil could damage your engine. Second, spread a plastic sheet on the ground, and then drive your car over it. This will keep you from having to do…

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips You Don’t Want to Skip

Spring Car Maintenance Tips You Don’t Want to Skip

Winter is coming to a close and that means your vehicle is probably looking like it’s seen better days. Between the salt stains and sludgy hubcaps, winter does a number on vehicles both big and small. But thankfully the time for spring car maintenance is here, and we’ve got some quick tips for getting your hot rod hot again. Salt isn’t just ugly, it’s damaging. Salt causes rust, and the sooner you get all of it washed of your vehicle,…

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Maintenance Tips: Signs of a Bad Radiator

Maintenance Tips: Signs of a Bad Radiator

When your car starts to show signs of a bad radiator, it’s one of the most important parts to have replaced, especially as we enter the cold winter season. The radiator is vital for maintaining a normal temperature inside your engine, so without it your engine will overheat and stop working. Overheating is the most noticeable sign of a bad radiator. While you’re driving, it’s important to keep an eye on the temperature gauge, which measures the internal state of…

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