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100,000 Mile Service – What’s the Cost?
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 […]
March 2020: Automotive Services Marketplace Experiences Online User Growth, Top 10 automotive repair and service requested on Openbay
March 2020: Automotive Services Marketplace Experiences Online User Growth, Top 10 automotive repair and service requested on Openbay Leading up to and during the month of March 2020, many of us in the U.S. experienced events that may change the course of daily life from this day forward due to the global outbreak of COVID-19. […]
Six Ways to Extend Your Car Battery Life
Baby, it’s cold outside. Cold enough that the starter motor on your car groans instead of sings. Cold enough that you’re starting to worry that you might just not get to work some morning without a jump. A few simple things may allow you to extend your car battery life considerably, however. Bear in mind […]
How to Find a Good Mechanic
We caught this recent article in Consumer Reports called, “Best Places to Get Your Car Repaired.” Rather than help find a particular shop, CR compared dealerships and independent shops. Here are some of CR’s findings: On the whole, consumers were happier with independent shops than with dealerships. The only automaker that scored better than independent […]
Essential Winter Driving Tips – Stay Safe in the Snow & Cold
As many of us head off for the upcoming holidays, winter storms could bring dicey conditions on the roads. Know how to drive properly in the snow to keep yourself, your passengers and fellow drivers safe. Winter Driving Tips 1. Drive Slowly This seems like the most obvious of safety tips but it is one […]
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