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6 Helpful Tips for Drivers

6 Helpful Tips for Drivers

Did You Know?
Awhile back, we came across an article from Men’s Health that outlined their 100 Best Car Tips for Men. We’re not going to outline the full list of 100 tips but we’re going to point out some of our favorites. These tips are valuable and do not only apply to men. Vehicle owners and drivers in general will benefit from the following tips: How to Deal with a Deer on the Road If you have time before coming in contact with a deer on the road, flashing your lights is the easiest thing you can do. This normally scares the deer and chases it off your path. Swerving is not recommended since you have no clue which way the deer might run and you could cause even more harm to yourself. If you know a…
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Are You Ruining Your Vehicle’s Paint?

Are You Ruining Your Vehicle’s Paint?

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It is nearly impossible to avoid the items listed below; however, you can do your best to stay on top of it and take care of your paint as soon as possible. Let’s review some things that you might not realize are ruining your vehicle’s paint:   Spilled Gas Dripping gas onto your vehicle’s paint can damage it. If you are someone who can’t stop yourself from “topping off” your tank, just remember that if you experience an accidental overflow, to immediately wipe off your car. The gas will stain your car’s paint. Most car enthusiasts recommend grabbing the closest bottle of instant detailer and a microfiber cloth to clean up the mess. Tree Sap Everyone who’s lived near a lot of trees has experienced the frustration of tree sap.…
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5 Signs Your Brakes Might Be Bad

5 Signs Your Brakes Might Be Bad

Maintenance Tips
The brakes on your vehicle are considered a normal wear and tear item. NO matter what you do, you will have to replace them. Here are key indicators that your brakes might be bad: Brake light is on This is a clear indication that you need to have your brake’s inspected. Your vehicle is programmed to alert you if your brake hydraulic system is experiencing issues. If the light comes on and off, you might just have a low level of brake fluid. You hear noise Hearing noises when you hit the brakes can be a sign that your brake pads need to be replaced. Usually the sound is a high-pitch squeaking noise. The vehicle pulls to one side Sometimes a vehicle can coast to one side while driving. This…
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3 Vehicle Checks To Do Before A Road Trip

3 Vehicle Checks To Do Before A Road Trip

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Before taking a road trip, we recommend you do a “once-over” on your vehicle. Nothing is worse than an exciting trip turning into nightmare because of vehicle problems. Here are the 3 main vehicle checks you should perform before packing the luggage: Oil and Fluids If it’s almost time for an oil change, be sure to get your oil changed prior to your road trip. It’s imperative that the old oil, which causes sludge in your motor, is extracted and replaced with clean oil, along with a new oil filter. It is good practice to change your air filter every time you get an oil change to keep your engine “breathing” well. If you are taking your vehicle to an auto shop, you can ask them to check all of…
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