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Debunking 4 Car Preventative Maintenance Myths

Debunking 4 Car Preventative Maintenance Myths

Everyone has an opinion these days. But, the truth is, most opinions aren’t facts, no matter how much people believe them. In fact, you’ve probably heard your share of car preventative maintenance myths … we sure have. Let’s take a look at a few of them so you can...

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Are There Car Repairs You Should NOT Do Yourself?

Are There Car Repairs You Should NOT Do Yourself?

These days, the internet is full of how-to videos for just about everything, including car repairs. We even have some online videos ourselves to help teen drivers learn about basic car maintenance. However, what you won’t find on our website is how to do car repairs...

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What Do the Numbers On Your Tires Mean?

What Do the Numbers On Your Tires Mean?

  It's not something you notice every day, but have you ever thought about the letters and numbers on your tires? Although they might look Greek to you, they actually do have meaning.   Why Are There Letters and Numbers on Your Tires?   Ultimately, the markings...

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7 Important Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

7 Important Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

If you’re looking for auto repairs and maintenance in Tempe, AZ, we know you have multiple auto repair shops from which to choose. So, how do you choose the best auto repair shop to meet your needs? A good place to start is knowing what questions to ask your mechanic....

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6 Car Care Essentials For Fall Car Care Month

6 Car Care Essentials For Fall Car Care Month

The Phoenix area gets almost 300 days of sun each year on average. Combine that with year round warm temperatures and you have the main reason why many people like living here in Arizona. But, all that sun and Arizona’s hot summer temperatures can damage your vehicle...

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5 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start

5 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start

Picture this scenario … You woke up before your alarm clock, had a leisurely breakfast, had time to check your favorite social media, and now you’re ready to head out to work. You’re even 10 minutes early!   Now, you head out to the garage, hop in the car and...

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5 Reasons to Pursue an Automotive Career

5 Reasons to Pursue an Automotive Career

Maybe you started playing with Matchbox cars before you could walk. Or, perhaps you love solving problems, working with your hands, and spending a weekend tinkering with your vehicle. Do you love new cars, classic oldies, or pretty much anything on wheels? If any of...

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How Often Should You Service Your Vehicle?

How Often Should You Service Your Vehicle?

How often should you service your vehicle? Just like many other important questions in life, the answer to this question is … ‘it depends.’ Now, before you get frustrated with that response, let’s take a closer look at exactly what we mean by that statement.  ...

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3 Great Reasons to Get a Pre-Purchase Inspection

3 Great Reasons to Get a Pre-Purchase Inspection

You may have heard this on the news … new car prices are on the rise thanks to a global chip shortage. That means that the demand for used cars is high and their prices are rising, too.   So, how do you know you’re still getting a great deal if you choose to buy...

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Car Prices on the Rise Due to Chip Shortage

Car Prices on the Rise Due to Chip Shortage

For most businesses, 2020 was an incredibly challenging year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not surprisingly, the auto manufacturing industry wasn’t exempt from this. A variety of factors, including temporary shutdowns and vehicle parts distribution issues, led to...

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My ABS Light Is On … What Does It Mean?

My ABS Light Is On … What Does It Mean?

The dashboard warning lights found in modern cars are a great feature. Rather than having a major catastrophe and being completely caught by surprise, these lights let you know that something is wrong with your vehicle. Whether it’s the ABS light, check engine light,...

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