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Monthly Archives: December 2021

Six Things to Stop

Six Things to Stop

Winter driving conditions are here, and there are some things you should review before you head out on those snowy, icy roads. We have all heard that “four wheel drive does not mean four wheel stop!” This is a very true statement; even though you can maneuver better in the snow with a four- or all-wheel drive vehicle, stopping is a different story. Here are a few common sense tips to make your winter driving – and stopping - safer. First – Slow down Ignore the posted speed limit signs and just SLOW DOWN.  Slower speeds will not only give you more control of your truck, SUV or automobile, it will give you more time to react to other drivers that aren’t as “educated” about winter driving. But at this time of year, S&%$* (skids) Happens! If you do happen to skid, remember – take your foot off the accelerator. Steer away from the skid and don’t over steer. Second – Increase your distance fro ... read more

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5 Essential Fluids Found in Every Car

5 Essential Fluids Found in Every Car

The truth is that most Americans struggle or neglect to understand the true importance of car care. They only really know that they have to get oil changes, but beyond that, some have no clue that there's more than just one important fluid that goes into every vehicle. Here are some of the essential liquids that enable the critical processes of your car: Engine Oil Engine oil lubricates your engine's parts, regulates the engine temperature, and enables a smooth and efficient combustion process. Without clean oil, your engine will suffer great damage and break down.  Coolant    Your car needs more than just engine oil to keep the engine's hot temperatures at bay. As a  result, your vehicle relies on coolants (or antifreeze) to absorb the excess heat from the engine. Without the right amount of coolant, your engine will cons ... read more

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