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Can You Improve Your Towing Safety?

Hitching a trailer to your vehicle in order to tow something must be done with a careful eye on safety. Oversights and mistakes could create a truly dangerous condition on the road. So, follow towing safety strategies to avoid a mishap.

Some points are just common sense. Be sure the trailer has all its parts in place and everything is in good condition. Know the towing capacity weight of your vehicle. The trailer hitch should be the right one for your vehicle as well. And perform a safety inspection before pulling away. 

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Do You Suspect a Leaky Exhaust in Your Vehicle?

There are many things to watch out for when staying on top of your vehicle maintenance. One thing to keep in mind because of its impact on vehicle performance and its possible determent to the health of occupants is exhaust system leaks. Fortunately, there are signs to look for to determine if your vehicle's exhaust system is leaking.

One thing that you should look for in determining if your vehicle has an exhaust leak is small leaks. This is caused by stress on the exhaust manifold gasket and usually occurs where the exhaust manifold and the cylinder head meet…

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Have You Checked Your Tire Pressure Lately?

As you can imagine, having a tire blowout while you are driving can be both frightening and dangerous. Luckily, it is a situation that can be avoided. To make sure that this never happens to you, there are a few precautionary things that you can do.

One thing that you can do to prevent a tire blowout is to regularly check to make sure that your tire pressure is what it should be. Underinflated tires can lead to uneven tire wear, less than optimal fuel economy, and eventual blowout. 

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Keep Out of Trouble During a Roadside Emergency

Trying to keep a cool head during a roadside emergency can make all the difference in you getting home safe that night. Keep these tips in mind so you are better prepared in the event something happens on the highway.

When your vehicle becomes disabled at night, it is important to make it visible to other drivers. Turn on the headlights, emergency lights, and wave around a flashlight if needed. 

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AWD, 4WD Vehicles, and Transfer Cases

Every all-wheel-drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have a component known as a transfer case. The case contains gears that transfer power between the axles depending on which wheel has the most traction. Fluid within the case keeps the gears running smoothly along with maintaining the internal temperature and inhibiting the gears from being contaminated with debris. At some point during a vehicle's lifespan, the fluid may become contaminated and break down. A damaged seal might also cause leakage.

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Has Your Car Been Running Too Hot? Have A Look at Your Radiator

Overheating: it can happen unexpectedly, and is one of the major headaches of having a motor vehicle. It can cause extensive damage a car’s engine and end with major repair work needed to reverse the problem. Maintaining a cool engine is crucial to vehicle performance and safety.

To do this, regular checks of its radiator should commence once or twice every month. Antifreeze is a chemical solution that is used to elevate the engine’s temperature. Some brands must be diluted with water while others can be directly filled into the radiator’s cap. If a water-soluble coolant is…

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Cars can be costly

Just because you like a car does not mean you should get it; instead get a car you can afford and maintain without straining your budget. Many people, when getting cars, are more fixated on the price tags, forgetting to calculate how much the car will take out of their pockets every month. We came up with a list of expenses you should bear in mind when getting a car.

  • Maintenance and repairs cost. You should be aware that you need to schedule regular maintenance checkups that are guaranteed to cost you. 
  • Fuel. Get a car that has decent gas…
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Why Tire Tread Depth Matters

Your tires should be regularly inspected for sufficient air pressure, cracks and tread damage among other things to ensure safety and high performance. If your tire treads are worn out, then there is no other way out but to get a new set of tires. Here are reasons you should be visiting our dealership center in the city to have your tire treads examined.

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