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Rotating Your Tires

Posted January 17, 2018

No matter what make or model your vehicle might be, it needs to be equipped with healthy tires in order to perform effectively. As such, keeping your tires in good shape should be a big part of your vehicle’s maintenance plan and having your tires rotated regularly should be a

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Fluid Flush Frequency

Posted December 20, 2017

You might not consider fluids to be a vital component of your engine but they’re just as important as anything else and critical to your vehicle’s health. Just like you need to perform regular maintenance on the physical components on your car to keep it in good shape, your fluids

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Tips to Avoid Having your Vehicle Stolen

Posted November 28, 2017

Having your vehicle stolen is one of the most frustrating and distressing experiences you can go through as a car owner. Even in the event your car is recovered, it will most likely require extensive repairs in addition to your having to fill out forms and paperwork galore and quite

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Talkin’ ‘Bout the Car Wash, Yeah!

Posted October 30, 2017

While it might be easy to let Mother Nature take care of rinsing your car with the occasional rain storm, you still need to have it thoroughly cleaned with regularity to avoid your vehicle’s body being attacked by iron oxide which can cause long-term damage. The easiest way to avoid

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Curb Your Embarrassment

Posted September 25, 2017

We’ve all done it. Misjudged the distance from car to the sidewalk and – bam! Slamming your car into a curb one or two times can’t cause that much damage, right? Actually – it can. While it may seem like an insignificant occurrence, hitting a curb can potentially cause issues

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Dangers Of DIY Car Air Conditioning Recharge Kits

Posted August 9, 2017

Since the summer is here, one of the more popular things for car owners to try to do themselves is to recharge their auto air conditioning unit with a store bought recharge kit. While this may seem for the typical owner to almost be too good to be true, let

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What Causes Steering Wheel Vibration

Posted June 13, 2017

On good road surfaces around Corpus Christi, cars are meant to drive smooth and steady. However, most people have experienced steering wheel vibrations at one time or another. Car parts can break or fail after continued use, and it’s not uncommon for car components to need to be replaced. Top

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Tips for Washing Your Car

Posted April 25, 2017

Spring Clean the Exterior of Your Vehicle Taking care of the exterior of your investment makes a lot of sense, beyond taking pride in your ride.  National Car Care Month is a good reminder of something you can do regularly to maintain your vehicle and keep it looking sharp –

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How Important is Tire Pressure?

Posted March 22, 2017

As seasons transition from one to the next, you might not think there would be any effect on your car.  But you would be wrong, especially in terms of your tires! Every 10-degree temperature swing can affect the tire pressure by 1 PSI (pounds per square inch).  Tire pressure is

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Bumpy Ride? Check your Shocks & Struts

Posted February 27, 2017

The roads in Corpus Christi are far from perfect. Potholes, cracks, bumps, slopes… imperfections cover the surfaces of roads. Your vehicle rarely travels on a perfectly smooth area. But when you’re riding inside your vehicle, you should feel as if you are floating comfortably above these imperfections. That’s the job of

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