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Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Start the new year fresh with this vehicle maintenance checklist! Our general service schedule is easy-to-follow, based on month intervals, and focuses on what items need to be checked and when. Another great way to check and see if you need a tune-up is to watch your mileage. Every month, the average mileage is 1,000 miles. If you average more tha...
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How to get 5% off on gas EVERY winter!

  Across all seasons, there are some things that your car needs in order to run smoothly and to last long. Many forget that in the winter, that fact is devastatingly apparent and it shows on our gas bill receipts. Truth be told, the prime cause of the heightened gas fee lies in your tires! There is a direct causation between tire pressure (or ...
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Do you need to go back to the dealership for maintenance?

I've been around the automotive service world for many years. "Do I need to go to the dealership or can I go somewhere else?" is probably one of the most common question I hear. And my answer has always been..."it depends". There are many reasons to go back to the dealership as well as many reasons not to. Autumn is a busy time for my wife and I. W...
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Your Brakes: How They Work and How To Keep Them Working

Y our brakes are the most important part of a car, slowing and stopping the car and allowing for safe control of your vehicle. But, how they work is a mystery to some. How They Work  When you push your foot down on the brakes, you cause a connected lever to push a piston into the master cylinder. The master cylinder is filled with hy...
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