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How Important is Changing My Oil Every 3 Months/3,000 Miles?

Regular oil changes are extremely important and are fundamental for proper vehicle maintenance. Failing to keep oil clean and clear can cause a lot of damage to the engine, destroy gas mileage and result in frequent trips to the local repair shop. Why Change the Oil Engine oil’s main purpose is to lubricate the engine. […]

5 Steps to Understanding Your Car Repair Estimate

According to an Insurance Information Institute, the average vehicle repair bill is upwards of $900. With so much money on the line, you want to make sure that you understand the estimate written by the auto repair shop before you authorize them to complete the work. Here’s a look at what you should be aware […]

How can I prepare my car for the winter?

Winter can wreak havoc on vehicles, causing accidents and engine problems. To ensure that your vehicle can perform properly in the snow and ice, you should prepare these various parts of your car for the winter: Tires Before snow and ice cover the roads, you should inspect your vehicle’s tires to make sure they are […]

How Often Should I Check My Oil?

The Importance of Checking Your Oil When it comes to car maintenance, one of the things often overlooked is checking the oil. Many people do not check it at all and this can lead to serious problems if the car is run with old oil for an extended period. Checking your oil is quick and […]

How often should I have my car inspected for problems?

Keeping a car well maintained and in working order is an important responsibility of car owner. One of the easiest ways to prevent accidents or major damage is to have your car inspected for problems on a regular basis.   Here are some of the things you should have inspected to ensure your car is […]

What is an emissions system?

Emission systems are one of the most important components on a car. It is also one of the least understood systems in modern vehicles since the only time most people have to worry about it is during a routine emissions check.   The emission system on modern automobiles is used to reduce the amount of […]

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