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Winter is coming. It’s time to get a heater inspection.

As the temperature starts to dip, it’s critical that your car’s heater is up to spec. If your heater isn’t working, you could be putting yourself and your family in danger– and not because your car’s cabin will be freezing cold. A failing heater can prevent your defroster from clearing ice and frost off your […]

Are You Ready For Holiday Travel Traffic?

The holidays are just around the corner! Thanksgiving week is known to be one of the busiest holiday travel times of the year and is notoriously prone to traffic. Here are our best tips for avoiding, and surviving, the mayhem on the roads. Plan Ahead The best way to avoid traffic is to plan ahead. […]

Smooth Rides Ahead: The Importance of Timely Shock Replacement

Your vehicle’s shocks play a crucial role in ensuring a smooth and controlled ride. Over time, wear and tear can take a toll on these essential components, compromising not only your comfort but also your safety. In this article, we’ll explore why timely shock replacement is vital for maintaining optimal vehicle performance, and keeping you […]

The Importance of Replacing Worn Tires with Tire Dry Rot

Your vehicle’s tires help to ensure you have a smooth and safe journey every time you hit the pavement. However, over time, wear and tear can take a toll on these crucial components, leading to issues like tire dry rot. In this article, we’ll discuss how you can recognize the signs of tire dry rot, […]

Is it time to replace your shocks and struts?

On any vehicle, shocks and struts are susceptible to wear over time. Here in New England, the winter potholes can really put your suspension to the test. So, how can you tell when it’s time for a replacement? The timeline will vary depending on the kind of car drive and what your driving conditions are […]

Damaged Tire Sidewall: Here’s How to Fix It

If you see a bubble in your tire sidewall, it’s a cause for concern. What is a sidewall bubble? A “sidewall bubble” is a bulge protruding from the sidewall of the tire. This typically happens when air is leaking from the inside of the tire into the carcass or body of the tire. The majority of […]

What is an axle seal leak? How much does it cost to repair?

In a recent article, we discussed the common signs of a leaking axle seal. But, once you spot one, what should you do? How urgent is an axle seal repair? When should you call your mechanic? Below we’ll answer those questions. First: is it safe to drive with an axle seal leak? The axle seal […]

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