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Vent Caps and Coolant Temperature

The heating furnace that exits within your engine cylinders pumps out plenty of calories as it operates. The motor is dependent on the cooling system to control this heat and to keep operating temperatures within preset limits.

The main component that all else depends on is the engine coolant. This tough liquid must withstand both high and low temperatures while retaining the ability to keep the motor cool.

The temperatures of the engine can actually raise coolant temperatures past dangerous levels even with the intervention of the radiator. In order to maintain...

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How to Jump-Start Another Car

Keeping a set of jumper cables with your vehicle’s emergency kit is a practical way to round it out. They require little space and are inexpensive. Jump-starting a vehicle requires a basic understanding of the positive and negative currents of electricity. Beyond that, they are straightforward to use.

The two ends of the cable set each contain one negative and one positive cable. The red, or positive, cable is attached first to the positive terminal on the dead battery. It typically has a “plus” sign at the terminal. Once you connect, be careful not to let any other cable…

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The Sizing Code On Your Tires Is Easier To Read Than You Might Think

The sizing code on the sidewalls of your tires provides some critical pieces of information. That is, if you know how to read it. Which many people actually don't. But when it comes time to replace your tires, being able to read this code can be very beneficial.

To give an example of how this code breaks down, a tire size code that reads P215/55R17 translates to:
  • P - Passenger vehicle type of tire.
  • 215 - Tire width. This particular tire would be 215 millimeters wide.
  • 55 - Aspect ratio. The height of this tire would be 55% of its width…
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Simple Tips For Regular Tire Maintenance

Properly maintaining your tires is essential to safe driving and getting the most mileage out of each tire. The good news is it is not complicated to regularly maintain your tires. Here are some simple tips that will keep your tires rolling at maximum efficiency.

Although most tires are built for durability, they will not last long if you do not keep them properly inflated. You should check your tire pressure at a minimum of once per month. Most manufacturers will give you a recommendation as to how much air you should keep in each tire. Make sure that you…

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Online Financing Applications Are So Easy

Many people in the United States of America buy their cars, vehicles, and other assets with loans. Doing so is perfectly acceptable if you’re responsible with debt, although a large portion of people in the country isn't very good with debt – the proof is in the proverbial pudding.

As financing is at an all-time high in our country, so are the processes dealerships require patrons to adhere to. Rather than dealing with these outdated processes, you could always visit our website and finance a vehicle for our organization.

When you trust our online process...
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All Tires are Not Equal for Every Road Condition

One of the parts of a vehicle that ensures safe travel is the tires. Tires are not just for looks, the right ones are essential for having the best control in a given situation, but they need to be the right tires for the vehicle and the type of weather. Not all tread is created equal though, while some tires are great during the spring, summer, and fall travel they may not have the type of treads that are right for winter driving.

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Windshield safety

It is easy to forget how important it is to keep a safely maintained windshield. If we just think about how much that one simple item is, it will truly amaze you. Your windshield protects you from the dangerous debris on the road (such as rock, sand, etc.) These things stay on the outside of your vehicle because of this one sheet of tempered glass. It also protects you and your family from weather (such as rain sleet, snow, hail, etc.)

Keeping your windshield clean also helps keep you and any passengers safe. Make sure to refill your windshield wiper…
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Why seasonal maintenance is important

Maintaining your vehicle regularly is a must for every car owner. However, changing seasons require additional maintenance in order to keep your vehicle at optimum performance and safety. I will discuss some of the more important areas of maintenance that should be done depending on the season.

Change tires - This is especially important if you are traveling to an area that gets a lot of snow in the winter and you do not have all-season tires. Putting winter tires on your vehicle during this season helps improve the safety of your vehicle...
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The costs to consider before buying a car

It is your dream to own one of the best car models while buying a car. However, the type of the car that you purchase is the car that is within your budget constraints. Most people will only consider the buying price of the car while buying a car.

Many people forget to include the related costs of having to own that car that you are willing to buy. The costs that are often ignored during decision-making include the depreciation costs. This is the value that the vehicle will be losing each year. Different models of cars have different depreciation…
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