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If you bring a used vehicle by your local auto shop, the ASE-Certified technicians there can perform this service to make sure the car is in good condition before you buy it. What am I?A: A Pre-Purchase Inspection!Want more safe driving and preventive maintenance tips, fun facts, and special offers? Join the conversation on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DubsGarage

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Transmission Repair Corpus Christi: See a transmission specialist

Many car owners are experts at minor car maintenance—changing tires, oil, and even various fluids. But many times, looking out for your transmission goes overlooked. While it is always recommended you let a trustworthy mechanic at your local transmission repair Corpus Christi center look over your car for scheduled maintenance, here are a few things to look for if you’re suspicious of your transmission failing:Transmission issues happen to the best of us—let’s say after a long day’s work, you notice a small stream of liquid coming from underneath your car, right where the engine is. This is a classic sign of transmission damage—as well as grinding, shaking, or humming—and its presence should send you to straight to your reliable transmission repair Corpus Christi center to get looked at.It’s important to know that a multitude of reasons could be the cause of your leaky transmission. At its base, transmission troubles stem from overheating. Rocking in the snow, towing a heavy trailer, c ... read more

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Safe Driving Tips

Safe driving tips may seem old-fashioned or just for new drivers. Yet by avoiding accidents and tickets, you can keep your insurance rates low, not to mention avoid the costs and headaches of dealing with the aftermath.Keep your vehicle in good repair. Routine maintenance prevents problems before they start. A poorly maintained vehicle is an accident waiting to happen. Consult your trusted auto repair shop in Corpus Christi TX that employs ASE certified technicians. Having the right car repair in Corpus Christi will allow you to drive with confidence and give you peace of mind.Wear your seat belt! It’s proven that seat belts save lives. Make sure that your children are in proper child seats or booster seats, depending on their age and your local and state laws. Drive at the speed limit. Speeding is an obvious danger, but driving too slowly is also dangerous since cars behind you may not realize until it’s too late that you’re driving well under the speed limit.Maintain a safe distance ... read more

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Don’t Stall on Maintenance, or Your Car May Stall on You!

How many times do you see a stalled out car on the side of the road? You can usually spot one on a weekly basis. Depending on how much you drive, you could very well see a different car stalled out every day! Some might say that modern vehicles are the cause, but this is a problem that has been around since the introduction of the automobile, and with the increased number of drivers it stands to reason that there are more break downs.Some might say that a break down is just bad luck, but it’s more likely that vehicle neglect is the root of the problem. Rich White, a spokesperson for the National Car Care Council says, “Don’t blame your car. It can’t drive itself to the shop and ask for an oil change or new spark plugs.” With how important transportation is to us nowadays, it is surprising to see how often minor maintenance is overlooked.By simply having periodic check-ups on your car you do much more than just make sure you don’t break down. There is a domino effect anytime a car stall ... read more

Preventing Oil Loss

Many vehicles will experience oil loss at some point. Usually it is through small drips and minor leaks that can be prevented, but in some cases oil leaks require immediate attention from an ASE Certified Technician. The most common leak is the result of an improperly sealed drain bolt. When you have your oil changed, your oil pan is first drained. The drain is resealed, usually with a new washer around the drain bolt. Cheap oil change services may not include a new washer, which may result in new leaks after the change. If a leak appears after the change and continues after a day or two of normal driving, a new washer may be needed. Small oil leaks are also common in older cars. Often the seals wear or are misshapen due to the mechanical movements and drastic changes in temperature that are common with a combustion engine. While replacing the seals may not be economical, it is very important to check oil levels frequently. If the oil stains pavement, kitty litter or crushed drywall wi ... read more

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