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When Do I Need to Replace My Muffler?

Published 07:00 AM, Wed July 19, 2017


  Making repairs to your vehicle’s exhaust system can sometimes be rather expensive depending on its make, model, and general condition. With that said, delaying needed repair work is not advised and can cause the price of that repair work to rise sharply. This is certainly true of muffler issues. Any problem with the muffler is […]


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What Does An Oxygen Sensor Do?

Published 11:00 AM, Fri June 9, 2017


  As a vehicle owner, the last thing you want to see is the bright orange “Check Engine” light burning. This alert is almost always the result of a tripped oxygen, aka O2, sensor. Another warning sign could be the message on your car’s computer that there is a heater circuit malfunction. When you see […]


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What Does it Mean When the Engine Light Comes On?

Published 07:00 AM, Wed May 31, 2017


  No motorist likes to look down and see the check engine light come on. While the light could point to any number of issues, minor or major, it’s usually not good news. Here is some good news: If you take your vehicle in for service fairly promptly, you can usually minimize the damage done […]


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How Often Should I Change My Oil

Published 11:00 AM, Fri May 12, 2017


  Everyone has a different idea of how often your vehicle’s oil should be changed and what kind of oil is best for your vehicle. It doesn’t help that opinions and vehicle requirements keep changing with new technology over time. What once worked for your grandpa’s 1957 vehicle is vastly different from what works with […]


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Is it Time to Replace Your Brake Pads?

Published 07:00 AM, Wed May 10, 2017


  Sometimes, a mechanical problem with your car can arise out of nowhere—seemingly without any red flags or warning signs. That can obviously be frustrating, as it prompts you to make an urgent, unplanned repair to your vehicle. In other instances, though, you’ll receive plenty of a heads-up that your vehicle needs some work. For example, […]


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