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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Emissions and Catalytic Converters

Emissions and Catalytic Converters

You have probably heard a lot about catalytic converter thefts lately.  And, if you’re like many, you may be thinking, “What is a catalytic converter anyway?” Simply put, a catalytic converter is an emission control devise that turns pollutants from your vehicle’s exhaust into harmless gas.  What makes them a target of thieves is that they are made out of metals like platinum and palladium; precious metals that have a high resale value. All vehicles manufactured after 1974 should have a catalytic converter. That’s a lot of cars for thieves to choose from! The list of automobiles that are most targeted for this type of theft include: Ford F-150 (1985-2021 models) Ford F-250 (1985-2021 models) Honda Accord (1989-2020 models) Chevrolet Equinox (2005-2001 models) Jeep Patriot (2007-2017 models) Honda CR-V (1997-2020 models) Toyota Camry (1987-2019 models) Chevrolet Silverado trucks ( ... read more

What Vehicle Maintenance Schedule Should You Follow?

What Vehicle Maintenance Schedule Should You Follow?

Regular vehicle maintenance is mandatory if you want to keep your car's functioning capacity on optimum at all times. Driving a smooth functioning vehicle guarantees your safety and that of your passengers'. In this article, we shall discuss a list of useful tips on the right vehicle maintenance schedule you should follow. The Wear and Tear is Inevitable It is important to point out that the mechanisms of driving result in the constant wearing and tearing of the car parts – some sections more than others. As such, it is crucial that you stay prepared for continual checks and maintenance services for your car. Tires, Oil, Fluids, light, windshield wipers, engine air filters are among the most crucial parts that need regular maintenance. Tires - Inspecting your vehicles' tire pressure involves a ser ... read more

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