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5 Common Car AC Problems and How to Fix Them

There's nothing worse than a broken car AC in summer.  Cars are like greenhouses.  Without AC, the summer sun can heat them up to the triple digits in minutes.  A broken AC isn't just inconvenient.  If the system is leaking, moisture can cause some high cost damage.  Here are  some reasons an AC might not be working properly, and what to do about it:

  1. Freon Leak.  Freon makes the air cold.  If it…
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Reasons to Make Sure Your Vehicle's Suspension is Aligned

A vehicle's suspension is the system which links the body of the vehicle with the wheels, and regulates energy transfer between the two. Tires, springs, struts and shocks are all considered part of the vehicle's suspension system, because they help keep the car safely together and well-functioning against the impact of the road. Potholes, curbs and other objects…

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5 Essential Road Travel Tips

As the weather warms up, many adventurous travelers are starting to make summer plans. If you're heading on a road trip across the country or to a neighboring state…

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Filters Are The Lifeblood Of Your Car

An automobile has many components that all work together to ensure that you get from point A to point B on the road.  Most everybody knows the basics of these components:   good running engine, capable tires, dependable suspension and struts.  But how many people think of the filters?  Filters are crucial for the long-term health of your automobile.  We'll look at the different filters and why it's so important to keep these changed…

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Spring Showers

Spring will soon be here and along with the spring showers those of us that have sunroofs could find water entering our vehicles.

Sunroofs are not water tight and have water coming in around the felt seal on the glass. The water enters a channel…

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Improve Your Vehicle's Performance

Properly maintaining your vehicle can do more than improve its performance. It can

also improve your fuel economy. Ask about our FREE multi-point service inspection.

We look at items like these that can have a big impact on…

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How Clean Is Your Steering Wheel

Keep this in mind next time you make a pit stop at a fast-food drive-through - the steering wheel of your car harbors nine times more germs than a public toilet seat. 

Research has found that while 80 bacteria lurk on each square inch of toilet, around 700 harmful bugs inhabit the car's interior. 

Germs collect on door handles, buttons, controls, seats, carpet and even the air inside your car. 

Tips on How to Clean…

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How to Defrost Your Windshield in the Winter

How to Defrost Your Windshield in the Winter:


Defrost/Defog: To clear the windshield and front door windows of fog or frost, press the defrost button, set the temperature control to the red position, and set the fan speed control to the…

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Can Winter Have an Impact on Your Car Battery?

Your car's battery is the heart of its electrical system. Lights, defrosters and wipers used for extended  periods place high demands on the charging system.


In extreme temperatures..

  • Batteries lose about half their strength
  • Demands on batteries are increased
  • Engine-cranking power…

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Stay Safe on the Road this Fall

Seasonal weather changes and the end of daylight saving time can make autumn driving unpredictable. The following guidelines provided by the AARP can help you stay safer and more aware on the roads this fall.


Watch out for leaves. Once leaves become…

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