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Nine Auto Services You Shouldn’t Skip This Fall

August 26th, 2019 by

With cooler weather creeping up on us, it’s important to make sure that your car is prepared for the coming drop in temperature. Our Fall Car Care list highlights the different areas of your car that you should pay special attention to this month. Headlights As the days slowly start to get shorter, it’s important

Signs of a Bad or Failing Muffler

August 21st, 2019 by

In our last article, we talked about things to avoid that can make your muffler wear prematurely or become damaged. But, regardless of the precise cause, broken mufflers typically exhibit a few common symptoms to alert the vehicle’s owner that a problem exists and needs to be repaired. Below are a few of the warning

How to Make Your Muffler Last

August 19th, 2019 by

Mufflers are a required component on any vehicle that operates on roads in the United States. Mufflers serve two functions: they reduce exhaust system noise that is directed from exhaust ports to the exhaust pipes; and they help direct exhaust gases out of the engine Most people think that mufflers are also an important part of

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Throttle Body

August 12th, 2019 by

Modern electronic fuel-injection systems are some of the most easily-maintained systems in your vehicle, and rarely experience problems. But, once your vehicle has accumulated more than 75,000 miles, the system will need to be tuned up. The two most common maintenance jobs for this system are fuel-injector cleaning and throttle-body cleaning. In this article, we’ll

Four Things Every First-Time Car Owner Should Know

August 5th, 2019 by

Buying a new car can involve some costly maintenance mistakes if you don’t do your homework. In this article, we’ll discuss four maintenance tips every new car owner should know: 1) Using “premium” gas won’t make your car run better. Many new drivers experience the pull toward premium, simply because it sounds like the better