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When my car died for the fifth time this year, I knew that I needed to do something to improve things. I decided to start looking around for little upgrades that I could do on my own, and I ended up completely replacing the oil and changing out the air filter. The difference was astounding. My car seemed to have more power, and so I decided to keep going with my little tune-ups. This blog is all about improving your car one thing at a time and knowing what to do if you encounter car problems when you are on the road.

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Tips For Identifying If Your Vehicle's Coolant Temperature Sensor Is Bad
9 May 2022

Your vehicle has many sensors that are designed to

2 Preventative Maintenance Tasks Your Auto Repair Shop Can Help You With
1 April 2022

Your car is a machine that has a lot of moving par

3 Reasons You Should Never Put Off Getting Your Auto Glass Repaired
7 March 2022

Auto glass damage is often unavoidable. After all,

Protecting Yourself From Expensive Vehicle Repairs With An Extended Warranty
2 February 2022

A warranty can be valuable protection for when you

What Should You Know About Alternating Car Mileage Services?
6 January 2022

Manufacturer-recommended services come in a range

Tips For Identifying If Your Vehicle’s Coolant Temperature Sensor Is Bad

Your vehicle has many sensors that are designed to tell you if something is wrong with it. However, you may be wondering how you can tell if something is wrong with those sensors. Here are some tips to determine if you have a bad temperature coolant sensor.  Know What The Coolant Temperature Sensor Does  It's important to know what exactly the coolant temperature sensor does, even though it may seem obvious by its name. Read More 

2 Preventative Maintenance Tasks Your Auto Repair Shop Can Help You With

Your car is a machine that has a lot of moving parts that need to work the right way. Just one of those moving parts not functioning correctly will throw the rest of the system off and could cause a lot of damage to your car. For example, if the pistons in your engine don't get enough oil, it can cause a lot of friction and heat in the cylinders. That can end up warping the engine block or cause your engine to throw a rod. Read More 

3 Reasons You Should Never Put Off Getting Your Auto Glass Repaired

Auto glass damage is often unavoidable. After all, no matter how safe of a driver you are, you cannot prevent small rocks and pebbles in the road from becoming airborne and striking your windshield. In the event this happens to your vehicle, it is important for you to get the damage repaired right away. Continue reading to learn more about three of the reasons you should never procrastinate when it comes to getting your auto glass repaired. Read More 

Protecting Yourself From Expensive Vehicle Repairs With An Extended Warranty

A warranty can be valuable protection for when your vehicle suffers a mechanical problem that can be expensive to repair. Without this type of policy, you might be responsible for all of the repair costs that are involved with restoring the vehicle. In addition to the standard warranty that manufacturers and dealerships will offer, individuals may also be able to opt to buy an extended warranty that can offer far more expansive coverage and protection. Read More 

What Should You Know About Alternating Car Mileage Services?

Manufacturer-recommended services come in a range of shapes and sizes. Some manufacturers may offer relatively simple plans that specify individual maintenance items at specific mileages, while others group maintenance tasks into more extensive service visits. These grouped service visits typically follow an alternating schedule. German manufacturers are especially fond of these schedules, so they're likely to apply to your car if you drive a BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, or Audi. However, you might find these alternating schedules hard to understand if you aren't familiar with them. Read More