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If you are a Gen-Z or Millennial reading this article, there was a time cars did not have the benefit of computer technology under the hood, nor was there any type of Check Engine light on the dashboard to let us know that something needed attention. Typically a motorist would find themselves stranded by the […]
Despite what you may have been told to the contrary, finding an automotive service center isn’t impossible. Truth be told, there are plenty of honest and reliable car repair centers to be found all over. But choosing one at random can be potentially costly. So how can you tell the good service centers from others? […]
In the warm summer months, the last thing you want is for the car’s AC to stop working. Here’s a quick review of your AC system, and how to keep it in tip-top shape. How To Tell If Your Car AC Needs Freon In the simplest form, you’ll know when you need an AC recharge […]
Getting a tire replaced on your car is a relatively simple procedure that doesn’t take very long. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it can be a costly proposition – tires are among the priciest car repairs. But cheer up! This isn’t always the case, the cost to replace a tire really […]
As warm weather makes its way to the northern states during summer months, many more vehicles become exposed to higher than normal temperatures. Any concerns of the impact high temperatures have on a motor vehicle’s operation during this time period is most likely the furthest thing from people’s minds, but cannot be ignored. Whatever the […]
Car battery dead? Let’s take a guess: it’s an inconvenient time, right? Car batteries always die at the wrong time. Not that there’s necessarily any good time for a battery to give up the ghost. But you usually only discover it’s dead when you’re in a rush to get somewhere and your engine won’t turn […]
One of the big pains in the neck about owning a car is having to re-register each and every year (depending on your state, you’ll renew either annually or biennially through the state’s Registry of Motor Vehicles). A big part of that is taking your car in for a mandatory vehicle inspection. Although not required in every […]
When check engine lights are scanned, a p0420 code is a very common result. It’s actually a generic code, meaning it can be thrown from any vehicle after 1996. Commonly, people think the p0420 code indicates that the oxygen sensors need to be replaced, but that’s definitely not always the case. p0420 Code: Time to Replace […]
Let’s say you own a six, seven, eight-year “young” car. Your odometer reads between 100,000 – 120,000 miles. Your dash is illuminated with a wrench or a display that says “Service.” Your car’s telling you it’s time for service, but you’re not sure what’s involved in a typical 100,000 mile service checklist. Service indicators at […]
School is out, states and cities are starting to open up, and we are all ready for a summer vacation. After all, don’t you think we deserve it after everything our country has been going through in the last few months? Summer travel will be different, though, that’s for sure. When you’re ready to get […]
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