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3 Braking Safety Tips For Rainy Weather

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Do you live in an area where you see frequent rain? If so, you might worry about staying safe when you’re on the road. For example, braking when the road is wet can be tricky and dangerous if you aren’t careful. These are a few braking safety tips to remember during rainy weather to help prevent an accident. 1. Have Your Brakes Checked Regularly When springtime is approaching or when you otherwise anticipate periods of rainy weather, it is extra important to have your brakes checked out.…

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How To Change Your Car's Oil In Your Own Garage Or Driveway

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One of the easiest things to do to keep your car in good condition is to change the oil. It will keep the engine in great shape and save you money on future repair bills that a poorly kept engine will require. Gather Your Supplies You will need the following items: Scrap Cardboard Oil Filter Wrench Motor Oil (Check your owners manual to see which weight of motor oil to get) Pan To Collect Old Motor Oil Adjustable Wrench New Oil Filter Step 1: Lay Cardboard On The Ground…

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Top Reasons Why You Do Not Want To Put Off Getting Your Auto Glass Replaced

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If you have a vehicle that has a chipped or cracked window, you will want to make sure that you are getting it replaced right away. To help you understand why it is so important, you will want to take a few moments to review the following points. You Want To be Ready For The State Inspection Most states require that all vehicles receive a yearly inspection. In order to pass the inspection, it has to be checked for a variety of things, such as the condition of the windshield.…

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3 Tips You Should Know About Registering Your Vehicle

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If you’ve made a new or used car purchase, you will need to have the car registered in your name. This may be legally required in your state and will show that you’re the owner of the vehicle.  In order to make this process go as smoothly as possible, you should be aware of what to do in advance. By knowing specific tips for getting your car properly registered, this can be extremely helpful to you.…

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4 Tips For Dealing With A Cracked Or Chipped Windshield

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Many people think that a chip or crack in a car windshield is an annoyance or an eyesore, but in reality a damaged windshield can be quite dangerous to drive with. Cracked or chipped glass can be quite temperamental, and there is no way of telling when the damage may become worse and impede the vision of the driver. If your windshield is damaged, it is in your best interest to contact a windshield repair company as soon as you can.…

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Ready To Buy A Foreign Car? What To Know

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If you are purchasing a foreign, high-end car and there aren’t a lot of similar cars in the area to compare it to, there are still a few ways you make sure you’re making a good investment. You don’t want to overpay, and you don’t want to get a car that isn’t in good condition. If you’ve never driven a foreign car or you have never bought a high-end vehicle, you may not know how much to pay.…

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How a Mechanic Can Fix the Electronic Steering Column Lock on Your Car

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A bad electronic steering column lock will stop you from starting your car. Normally, to start the car, all you have to do is stick your FOB key into the ignition slot and press down on the start button on the dashboard. If the car doesn’t start, the electronic steering column lock may have to be replaced. Here is how your mechanic can determine if the electronic steering column lock is bad and how to replace it.…

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FAQs About RVing For Newbies

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For many, the idea of riding down the road in a RV is an adventurous undertaking that will be full of surprises. The reality is, that unless you are properly prepared, your dream trip could become a nightmare. If you are new to owning a RV, here is what you need to know to make the experience a pleasurable one.  What Should You Pack? Packing a RV for the road is not the same as packing for a road trip in a car.…

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How A Mechanic Can Test And Replace A Windshield Wiper Motor On Your Car

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The weight of heavy snows and slush can put a lot of pressure on a windshield wiper motor and cause them to wear out. When the motor wears out the wipers will stop working. Your mechanic can inspect the motor to make sure you don’t have any other problems (like a bad fuse or electrical connection) that could cause the motor to stop working. Here is how a mechanic will determine if the motor is bad and how they can replace it.…

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Don't Handle These Auto Repair Jobs Yourself

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When your car breaks down, you might be tempted to look in your garage for some handy tools and start repairing the issue yourself. However, while some things can be done by someone without mechanic experience, other things should be left to the professionals. These auto repairs are best done by your mechanic. Repairing Your Transmission Among the different mechanical issues that your vehicle might experience, transmission is one of more common ones.…

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