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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

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

“Rattle Rattle Thunder Clatter” – Sounds Your Car Is Making and What to Do About Them

Most of us have experienced a curious sound coming from our vehicle. It is always a little nerve-racking, as some sounds can be indicators of serious problems, while others have simple fixes. Responding appropriately to the sounds your car makes can prevent problems from worsening, thus saving you a significant amount of money. The following explains what each sound means and what you can do to get rid of it. The fi

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

Windshield Wiper Maintenance Tips

  Being able to drive safely depends upon many factors, including being able to see clearly.  Now that it is back to school time it’s even more critical to be able to see any impending obstructions or hazards.   Fall brings school buses, more cars, children playing, and of course the ever changing weather. Properly working and maintained windshield wipers are critical to being able to see clearly. Windshie

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