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How the air filter works

There is no great mystery to the operation of a car engine. It is essentially an air pump. The pistons and valves work together to draw in and expel air into the combustion chambers as the engine assembly spins round … Continue reading

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How Anti-Lock Brakes Work

The theory behind anti-lock brakes is simple. A skidding wheel (where the tire contact patch is sliding relative to the road) has less traction than a non-skidding wheel. If you have been stuck on ice, you know that if your … Continue reading

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Car Maintenance Tips You Can Handle

1. Air Filter Tools You Need: None Time to Complete: 10 minutes Estimated Cost: $10 You need a new air filter for your car every 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. You can pay a mechanic and give up … Continue reading

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MONTHLY AUTO MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

By Deanna Sclar Part of Auto Repair For Dummies Cheat Sheet Taking the time for regular under-the-hood vehicle checks will help prevent problems later. Spending 15 minutes every month for an under-the-hood check may prevent 70% of problems that lead … Continue reading

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How to look after your car so it doesn’t let you down!

Common mistakes that can do bad things to your vehicle As a proud car owner, you want your vehicle to last as long as possible. In looking after it, the first rule is ‘do no harm’. Here are some blunders … Continue reading

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11 innovative car keys taking driving to a whole new level

The BMW 7-series’ key has a full-color touch screen. BMW It’s only suiting that a car as high-tech as the BMW 7-series would come with a key fob to match it. It comes with four buttons to lock and unlock … Continue reading

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Professional Auto Repair

Professional Auto Repair Shop In Canyon Lake, TX Hillside Auto provides Canyon Lake, TX with dependable auto repair and maintenance services.We service all makes and models, both foreign and domestic and we have ASE certified technicians to assist you with … Continue reading

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