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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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Share Some Love with Your Vehicle

Posted January 19, 2017

While you are around Corpus Christi browsing for cards, candies, and flowers for that special person that completes your life, don’t forget that special vehicle that completes your daily commute. Loving your car today will strengthen your long term relationship, and prevent relegation to the scrap heap.  How can you

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How a Clean Fuel System Can Save you Money at the Pump

Posted December 20, 2016

This December, as you search high and low for the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones, don’t forget about your vehicle!  The following are gifts that you can give to your car to keep it running efficiently and using less gas (keeping more money in your pocket!) this

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Five Holiday Travel Tips

Posted November 23, 2016

Are you planning on traveling this Thanksgiving? If so, you’re not alone! More than 43.6 million Americans travel 50 miles or more during the Thanksgiving weekend, and 90% of those travelers (39.2 million) make the journey by car. But before you hit the roads, be prepared! Long road trips are demanding

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Most Common Car Care Problems

Posted October 21, 2016

Taking care of your vehicle is key to protecting your investment and saving money. Though it may be tempting to put off the “routine” maintenance in order to save a few dollars now, this can have a negative impact on your vehicle and cost you more money long term. Through

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