Monthly Archives: August 2015

Feeling the Summer Heat? Your Car Battery is Too

If the heat of summer is wearing you down, it is likely taking its toll on your car battery too. Contrary to popular belief, summer highs rather than winter lows pose the greater threat to battery life, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. Sooner or later all batteries have to be replaced. Excessive heat…
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Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be Seen

As the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. “With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are…
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5 Car Repairs You Shouldn’t Attempt Yourself

Some jobs are best left to the experts. by Rich Ellis There’s a rush of satisfaction that comes with successfully completing a minor procedure on your car. And doing basic maintenance work like filter replacement, oil changes and even spark-plug swaps can save you some cash. However, there are certain jobs that are best left…
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