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Avoid Getting Stranded!

What to do if… …Your car won’t start There are several possible reasons your car may not start, such as corroded cables or a light left on. • If your car makes a clicking noise when you turn your key in the ignition – This type of sound usually indicates a dead battery. Have the battery checked and/or replaced by a certified technician. • If your car is silent when you turn your key in the ignitio

Spring Cleaning Your Car

Spring is a great time to clean and maintain your car. Follow these tips to make sure your car stands out in the warm, sunny weather. Wash Inside • Take out any unnecessary items. Weight can affect the condition of your car, as well as your mileage over time. • Clean the plastic surfaces with a mild spray and cloth and vacuum the remaining surfaces. For leather surfaces, use a leather cleaner. Wash Outside

Spring Cleaning & Maintenance

Wash winter’s grit & road salt away and enjoy the Spring weather in your clean ride! Spring cleaning checklist • Undercarriage flush With the onset of spring, all car owners should have their car’s undercarriage flushed. • De-grunge To remove grunge you need to wash your car with a strong detergent; most car wash solutions do not have the strength to cut through the dirt. Try a sol

Get Summer Road Ready

Are you ready for the Summer? Let the ASE Certified Techs at Car-X Tire & Auto make sure your vehicle is safe & road ready!       Get vacation ready w/ the following tips: Battery- Have your battery checked along with the charging system. Most people feel that the cold is tough on a vehicle’s battery, but it is heat that truly wears a battery out!   Tires- Have your tires che

How to Change a Tire

It is likely at some point in your life you will get a flat tire. Do you know what to do without having to ask for help? • It is important to find a flat, level surface on which to change the tire. This will prevent the car from rolling. • Your vehicle should be in “Park” and should have the parking brake on. • Place heavy objects in front of both sets of tires. • Getting out the jack and spare tire, plac

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