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Vehicle Maintenance You Can Do

You know your neighbor who’s always in the garage with the door up, working on all of his cars at once? Don’t you wish that you could fix your cars, too? Me neither. Sometimes, though, people like us get the itch to feel mechanically inclined. So, ladies and gentlemen, turn off your engines and get […]

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The Belts of Your Car

If you are the kind of person that only looks under the hood of your vehicle if there’s smoke puffing out under it, then you probably have no idea what your vehicle’s belts do or when to get them replaced. The belts are an extremely important part of your vehicle, and you need to know […]

Car Washing 101

Washing Your Car   Many people overlook the importance of washing their vehicle. They forget that the dirt and minerals that your car is exposed to every day could eventually cause rust and other types of damage. Washing your car is an important part of car ownership and should not be overlooked. Here are the […]

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What to Expect in a Car under $10,000

When you purchase a vehicle under $10,000, you’re probably buying a used vehicle that has more than a few miles on it. This means that your new-to-you vehicle may need some specific attention. Although it usually depends on the age of the car and how many miles the previous owner put on the vehicle, any […]

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Choosing The Right Tires

    Tires are an important part of your vehicle. Your vehicle’s tires are the only things that touch the road. They help you to brake, accelerate, and turn while traveling. There are many tire options out there designed for every type of vehicle, and deciding which tires are right for you can be a […]

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Manufacturer versus Aftermarket Parts

    Whenever you have to make repairs to your vehicle, you have to decide whether to buy aftermarket parts or buy original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. OEM parts often cost more money but are usually backed by some type of warranty. Aftermarket parts are often cheaper and in some cases improve performance but they […]

What Does ASE Certified Mean

What Does ASE Certified Mean? Most automotive service and repair shops want their employees to be certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The ASE is a non-profit institute, created in 1972, that works to improve the quality of work that mechanics and service technicians do. Nationwide, there are well over 350,000 […]

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What’s The Difference Between Powertrain and Drivetrain?

    Sometimes, car commercials and other ads throw around all kinds of jargon. Some of it you know, some of it you may not. So, let’s talk about the difference between powertrain and drivetrain, words you may encounter if you’re looking for a new car. The powertrain in a vehicle is composed of everything […]

Why Are Air Filters SO Expensive?

There are quite a number of moving parts in your car’s engine. And looking under the hood can leave any layperson confused. For this reason, many people take their cars into a garage to for basic maintenance. There is nothing wrong with that, by any means, but there is at least one thing you can […]