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Never Overlook the Value of a Wheel Alignment

Don't dismiss the value of a good wheel alignment. Vehicle performance usually improves after a proper alignment job. In addition to extending the life of the tires, an alignment contributes to better fuel efficiency. The relatively inexpensive service ends up paying for itself.

Be mindful about the signs indicating an alignment has become past due. A vehicle pulling to the left or right really isn't normal. The problem could even be something more severe than a misaligned set of wheels. 

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Effective Tips for Avoiding a Tire Blowout

Here are a few signs the tires on your vehicle could potentially fail.

If you have recently driven your vehicle into a pothole and now the steering feels off, you may have done a number to the alignment. if this is the case, the tread on the tires could start to wear unevenly, resulting in the chances of a blowout increasing. Have the vehicle front end inspected and aligned to reduce the chances of a tire failure.

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What Causes an Engine to Overheat?

If you want your vehicle to function properly, your engine needs to be serviced on a routine basis. When an engine begins to overheat, it can cause damage to the pistons, cylinders, bearings, and valves. Here are some common reasons your engine may overheat.

When coolant levels are too low, it is common for an engine to overheat. This is because the cooling system isn’t able to work properly when coolant levels are too low. 

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How to Use the 2017 Kia Sorento Remote Starter

Utilize the Kia Remote Starter!

Have you ever sat in your house on a chilly morning, dreading going outside? Instead of quickly running in and out of the house to start your car, you can do so with a remote starter. Many makes and models offer this feature and it tends to make life just a bit easier.

 

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4 Ways to Keep Your Car from Hydroplaning

Have you ever hydroplaned? It's a scary feeling. We all want to be in control of our vehicles at all times, and when you know that your tires aren't making contact with road, it would be pretty nice to know how you could avoid it in the future. There are several things that you can do next time you are driving and there is water is on the road.

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What Happens to Your Vehicle’s Battery During Extreme Temperatures?

The battery plays an important role in how you start your vehicle. It provides the current that is needed to the ignition and starter, which is what causes your engine to crank, so it is important to keep your battery fully charged and in good condition. You should also be aware that extremely hot and cold temperatures can influence your battery’s performance and lifespan.

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Effective Maintenance Procedures for a Stained Headlight

When an old headlight with a dim housing needs maintenance, professional crews use a variety of commercial-grade tools to remove the grime that generates yellowish stains. In professional shop environments, the maintenance crews wipe away stains with strong chemical-based products, and they use unique liquids to give the housing a glossy sheen after all cleansing procedures are implemented. 

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Why Front-Wheel Drive is Used More Frequently

Front-wheel drive vehicles are more common for a number of reasons. Rear-wheel drive is still used for SUVs and luxury sedans, but front-wheel drive has risen in popularity. When the power is in the front of the vehicle, the car becomes easier to handle when the road conditions are bad. The vehicle can accelerate around corners, and is more affordable.

Rear-wheel drive technology pushes the vehicle instead of pulling it along the road.

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Tips and Tricks about your Motor Oil Usage

Having a turbocharged, diesel engine is quite different from using the same engine but fueled with petrol. Also, if you are mostly driving at highway speeds during hot weather as opposed to cold weather, the effect on your motor oil is definitely different.

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