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15 09, 2020

Maintenance Issues Common to Hybrid Vehicles

By |2021-01-26T00:39:55-05:00September 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Whether you currently own a hybrid or are thinking about owning one in the future, it's always a great idea to be aware of some of the more common issues that hybrid vehicles experience. As with any vehicle, a hybrid vehicle will experience maintenance issues that will need to be resolved. Knowing in advance the [...]

1 09, 2020

Signs Your Car May Need A Wheel Alignment

By |2021-01-26T00:39:55-05:00September 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

While you're driving, if your vehicle starts pulling to the side, you may be in need of a car service. You may need to take your car in right away to get an alignment. Vehicle alignments are on the low end of expense, but the benefits are on the high end. This will make your [...]

1 08, 2020

Why is My Battery Light On?

By |2021-01-26T00:39:56-05:00August 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Today vehicles are all equipped with a 12-volt battery that recharges as you drive. The battery powers the electrical components such as the lights (headlights and interior), radio, ignition system, and much more. Without the battery, your car will not run. It used to be that the only way you knew that battery was about [...]

15 07, 2020

Tire Changes, Wheel Alignments, and More Tire Maintenance Advice

By |2021-01-26T00:39:57-05:00July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What are you doing to ensure your tires and wheels are in good condition? There are some basic things everyone can learn how to do, and when to do, that make a difference in your car's performance. Engines and everything related to your car in that area may be complicated, but the tires and wheels [...]

1 07, 2020

How Do You Know When to Change Your Brake Pads?

By |2021-01-26T00:39:57-05:00July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Arguably, the brakes are the most important part of your vehicle. It's great to go fast, and it's great to accelerate fast, but what if you can't stop or can't stop quickly? I think most everyone will all agree, brakes are important. As with anything else in your car, proper upkeep and regular maintenance will [...]

8 06, 2020

How Does Your Hybrid Vehicle Work?

By |2021-01-26T00:39:58-05:00June 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Gasoline-powered vehicles utilize an internal combustion engine.  Electric vehicles are powered using a battery that is charged by plugging it in.  Hybrid electric vehicles are a combination of both of these.  Hybrid electric vehicles have not only an internal combustion engine, as well as a battery-powered electric motor.  Unlike the fully electric vehicles, these batteries [...]

1 06, 2020

Can You Improve Your Fuel Economy?

By |2021-01-26T00:39:58-05:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Fuel for your vehicle is not cheap, and most everyone is ok with saving a buck here and there. Something can be done to save yourself some money is by taking a look at the fuel economy for your vehicle. If you want to improve your fuel efficiency, there are things that you can do. [...]

15 05, 2020

Why Should You Get Routine Oil Changes?

By |2021-01-26T00:39:59-05:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Routine car maintenance makes all the difference when it comes to the health of your vehicle. The most vital of these maintenance tasks is the good old oil change. Most of us know that oil changes are important, but why? Here are the top reasons why you should get your routine oil changes. Engine Health [...]

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