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Signs It’s Time to Change Your Brakes

Quality brake pads that are installed correctly should last for several years, up to 50,000 miles. That said, how long your brakes last is dependent on several factors, including how much you drive and your driving style. If you’re in stop-and-go traffic frequently, expect that your brakes will need to be replaced sooner. Fortunately, there […]

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How to Take Care of Your Car’s Clutch

Do you know how to take care of your car’s clutch? If you’re not maintaining your car’s transmission, you may have serious problems in the future. Whether you need to learn how to shift properly, how to stop on a hill or how much weight your vehicle can tow, we suggest you break these habits […]

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Car Maintenance Tips When You Buy a Used Car

Buying a used car can be a mixed bag. On one hand, you’re getting a vehicle at a heavily discounted price, which could very well serve you for a decade or more. On the other hand, the warranties have usually expired, and, unless you’re a skilled mechanic, you may not know exactly what you’re getting. […]

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Essential Items Every Car Owner Needs for Emergency Situations

There are some things drivers should keep in their vehicles at all times. Keeping these items on hand can help you avoid sitting idly on the side of the road while waiting for a mechanic or tow truck driver to show up. Not only are those situations annoying, but they can often be dangerous. Wondering […]

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Top Signs You Need to Get Your Engine Checked

Engine failure is one of the most serious conditions a vehicle might experience. If you suspect that your vehicle is experiencing engine failure, it’s important to visit an auto repair shop right away. That said, it can sometimes be difficult to determine what is actually wrong with your vehicle. Read on for some of the […]

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