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Car Care Tips from the Pros Prepare You for Fall and Winter Driving

Before you do anything else, read your owner’s manual and follow the manufacturer’s recommended service schedules. Get engine performance and driveability problems — hard starts, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc. — corrected at a reputable repair shop that employs … Continue reading

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Fall Car Care

Tips: Battery: A local parts store can test your car’s battery life free of charge. Tire pressure: For an accurate reading check tire pressure when the tires are cold. Driving even a mile can affect the psi reading. Tire tread: … Continue reading

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Lights Out? Check Vehicle Lighting

Fall is here and its arrival means fewer hours of daylight and upcoming holiday travel. Before hitting the road, it is a wise idea to make sure your vehicle’s lights are in proper working order, says the non-profit Car Care … Continue reading

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Easy Steps to Better Gas Mileage

With the average price of gas dipping below two dollars per gallon for the first time since 2009, many motorists have been seeing a real savings at the pump. Putting some of that savings toward basic auto care can lead … Continue reading

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Basic Tire Maintenance for Every Driver

The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn … Continue reading

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