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Ensuring Your Safety: Changing your headlights and wipers – Part 2

In our previous blog article, you learned how to change your dimming headlights. In part 2, you will learn how to change your wiper blades. This is an important task that should be done at least once a year, and is fairly simple to do yourself.   Your first task with this project is purchasing […]

Ensuring Your Safety: Headlight and Wiper Replacement – Part 1

Safety is generally our main concern when it comes to driving. Three very important safety aspects of our vehicles are the wipers, headlights, and signals. If any or all of these features are not working or not working well, you need to get them repaired or replaced as soon as possible. You will know when […]

What to Know About DIY Tune-Ups

These days, people are looking to save a buck wherever they can.   When it comes to your car, you can do just that.  With your car needing a tune-up as part of its routine maintenance to keep it running and running well, you can avoid facing another bill by doing it yourself.  However, you do […]

How to tell if your Brakes need Repair

Your brakes are an essential part of your vehicle’s function.  It’s important to keep them in the best condition possible mainly for safety reasons, but also for your car’s well being.  Therefore, at the first sign of poor brake quality or damage, get your car in to the repair shop and have it checked out. […]

What Does My Check Engine Light Mean?

Chances are, if you’re reading this article it means that you or someone you know has seen the “Check Engine” light come on in the car.  No matter your current location or situation, seeing this light can be nerve-racking and cause a great deal of anxiety.   In this circumstance, the best way to react is […]

Do I Have the Right Tires for the Snow?

As the weather gets colder and snow is in the forecast, the inevitable bad driving conditions come into effect.  Year after year you suffer through the slipping and sliding, inability to gain traction or speed, and overall difficulty with control of your car, always wishing there was a better option.  Lucky for you, by switching […]

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