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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

Why Are Oil Changes Important?

Even the most inexperienced driver knows that engines have a lot of moving parts. If not properly lubricated, these moving parts begin to wear down as friction increases. A driver that does not have his oil changed on a regular basis may damage vital engine parts. In fact, the number one reason for engine failure is wear and tear that is caused by an increase in viscosity, which means the oil becomes thick and sticky

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