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How Long Can You Safely Drive on a Spare Tire?

How Long Can You Safely Drive on a Spare Tire?

Realizing you have a flat tire is always extremely frustrating. You have to get out of your car, change the flat, and figure out where to go from there. Getting your car to a repair shop as safely and quickly as possible is the best option. If you’re lucky that day,...

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How To Prevent Your Car From Overheating

How To Prevent Your Car From Overheating

You don’t have to have lived in Arizona for very long to know that our summer temperatures can get HOT! While YOU may be able to cool off at the neighbor’s pool or by sitting inside with the A/C, your car doesn’t have that luxury. Let’s take a look at how you can...

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Is It Time to Change Your Car’s Air Filter?

Is It Time to Change Your Car’s Air Filter?

Owning a vehicle is a little like having a child. You have to learn its quirks and what it takes to keep it healthy. After all, purchasing a vehicle is a huge investment and you want it to last as long as possible. Let’s take a look at how something as simple as...

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Squealing Brakes – Dangerous or Just Annoying?

Squealing Brakes – Dangerous or Just Annoying?

One of the most important safety features your vehicle has are its brakes. That is, as long as they’re in good condition and working well. If you notice funny noises like squealing brakes, however, you might wonder exactly how safe they are. Let’s take a look at some...

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6 Helpful Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

6 Helpful Questions to Ask Your Mechanic

Whether you have a trusted repair shop that you always do business with, or you’re looking for a new one, it’s important to know the right questions to ask your mechanic. After all, car repairs can be expensive. And, you likely want to keep your vehicle for a few...

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All’s Fair In Love, War, and Auto Repairs – Or Is It?

All’s Fair In Love, War, and Auto Repairs – Or Is It?

Sadly, not everyone has an honest mechanic that they can trust with their auto repairs. And, not everyone has a trustworthy auto repair shop servicing their vehicle. That brings us to this question: how do you know if you’re getting a fair price for auto repairs? The...

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Is Time Running Out on Your Timing Belt?

Is Time Running Out on Your Timing Belt?

“Your timing is impeccable.” You may have heard that once or twice. Usually, it’s said in a sarcastic tone when you’ve said or done something at the most inopportune moment. But, what if that could be said about your car? It can be … as long as the timing belt is in...

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It’s Car Care Month – Are YOU Ready to Roll?

It’s Car Care Month – Are YOU Ready to Roll?

It’s officially spring, and you know what that means. Time for spring cleaning! While you’re at it, don’t forget about your car. After all, April also brings National Car Care Month. No, it’s not the only time you should care for your car. But, it IS a great time to...

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Can I Fix or Repair My Car’s Engine Control Module?

Can I Fix or Repair My Car’s Engine Control Module?

Today’s vehicles are becoming more technologically advanced, there’s no question about that. From onboard GPS to Bluetooth speakers and heated seats, we pretty much drive computers on wheels! At the heart of it all, however, is one computer that’s critically important...

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Oil Change FAQs for the Average Vehicle Owner

Oil Change FAQs for the Average Vehicle Owner

If you’re a vehicle owner, you likely know the importance of preventative maintenance, such as an oil change, when it comes to helping your car perform at its best. And, regular care can help it last longer. But, do you ever have questions about what maintenance is...

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Top 5 Reasons Your Car Won’t Start

Whether you’re in your own driveway or stuck beside the road, it’s just no fun at all when your car won’t start. It’s especially frustrating when you’re already late or you’re out in the middle of nowhere.   5 Possible Reasons Your Car Won’t Start You might not...

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Questions to Ask When You Need an Auto Repair Shop

You’re driving down the road and then suddenly, you’re not. Your car decides to call it quits and won’t go any further. As you coast to a safe place at the side of the road, your mind starts filling with questions. What is going to happen now? Where is the nearest...

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