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Wheel Drives Explained

Vehicles have front, rear or all-wheel drives. Rear-wheel drive means the rear wheels are responsible for motivating the vehicle. RWD typically offers better stability. However, vehicles have more difficulty during inclement weather. On the other hand, the front wheels supply the power in front-wheel drive vehicles. FWD is better in bad weather. There are fewer parts, which makes the technology less expensive. However, running over potholes or over obstacles can result in a greater likelihood of suffering damage.

All-wheel drive vehicles provide the best points of FWD and RWD...

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How Much Air Do Your Tires Need?


The amount of air you fill your tires with impacts their durability and your safety. Too little or too much air could lead to serious repercussions.

Driving on tires with low tire pressure is the leading cause of tire failure. The tire will lose its layers due to the steady friction being generated. Its inner tubing will inevitably make contact with the asphalt. This will cause vehicular damage and possible destruction.

Inflating your tires to its full capacity is hazardous. Stretching any rubber material to its maximum point may cause it to snap. The tires are also vulnerable to punctures…
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Technology Helps Us Fit Your Schedule


Technology has improved in many ways over the years with vehicles. The same is true for scheduling customers. You once could just call the service team to get on our calendar. These days getting an appointment is as simple as visiting our online service scheduler.

The online service scheduler is a simple tool you can utilize to schedule appointments at your most convenient time. We know you have a busy schedule. The service scheduler puts you in control of picking your next appointment. You can also let our service team know the specific reason for your visit. You might need…
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The Proper Oil Change Interval

Oil is an essential fluid for an internal combustion engine in any vehicle regardless of make or model. Oil lubricates the internal parts of the engine and prevents damage caused by friction. It also allows an engine to operate more efficiently by lowering the amount of heat that is caused by friction. This extends the life of internal components such as crankshafts and bearings. Many people dutifully have their oil changed every 3000 miles because that is what they have been taught.

 

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Why is windshield washer fluid so important?


Windshield washer fluid is forgotten a lot of the time, but it is actually just as important as all the other maintenance for your vehicle. Windshield washer fluid is there to help keep drivers and passengers safe buy keeping the windshield clean and clear of all debris.

But that is not all it does. Windshield washer fluid is also a lubricant for all the parts involved in the system. The windshield washer system is more than just a reservoir and wiper blades. There is a pump and hoses also. Those pumps and hoses can dry out and crack and even…
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Please Move Over Its The Law

We have all driven passed someone pulled over on the side of the road or getting a tow. Every time we pass tow truck driver, police officer, or EMT responds to an emergency on an interstate they risk their lives. Over 200 roadside workers are killed yearly while working on the side of the road. Many drivers do not realize that there is a law in place to prevent this. It is called the "Move Over" law and it requires motorists to change lanes whenever they spot emergency personnel by the side of the road.

 

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Pet Crates Enhance Your Road Trip

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?We all need a breather. Just hit the road, fill up the gas tank, and run away from life's worries. Similarly, we all need our beloved pets so that our trips are that much more pleasant! Just be careful to take the necessary precautions so your pet is safe and so you both have an enjoyable trip.

An important aspect to remember is your pet crate. Keeping your pup or cat in a pet crate will keep them safe and secure, while also preventing them from distracting you while you drive—they can lick your face when you get…
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A Brief Overview of the Most Essential Car Fluids

Vehicles are truly sophisticated pieces of machinery. Outside of gasoline or diesel, depending on the type of engine your vehicle uses, you’ll also want to pay special attention to the many fluids under the hood, including motor oil and transmission fluid.

The transmission, if you didn’t already know, is the large, rod-shaped device at the bottom of vehicles that shifts gears. Without a transmission, each and every vehicle wouldn’t be nearly as fast, couldn’t maintain their speed as easily, and, overall, wouldn’t be what makes a vehicle, a vehicle.

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