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Seven Things to Keep in Your Glovebox this Summer

Posted May 21, 2018

When you’re hitting the road for a weekend trip to the beach, park, etc. this summer, you should make sure your vehicle’s glovebox: Spare sunglasses – It’s hard enough to focus on the road during long road trips, but when the blinding sun bears down on your all day through

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Go Green with your Vehicle!

Posted April 18, 2018

Is your vehicle harming the environment? Carbon emissions is a natural result of the combustion engine, but if your vehicle is spewing billowing clouds of purple smoke into the atmosphere every time you press the gas pedal, you have much bigger problems. But not to fear! Here are three ways

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Coolant Levels and Transmission Leaks

Posted March 23, 2018

Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for car owners to come into repair shops with severe leaks from around the front seal area of their transmission. The fluid pours out so fast you’d think the front seal popped out. Then, once the car sits and cools off, the leak goes away… until

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Avoid Auto Repair Scams

Posted February 27, 2018

While most auto shops you’ll deal with are honest, reputable establishments, there are unfortunately a few bad apples out there that don’t treat their customers with the level of respect they deserve. If you’re concerned that you might be dealing with an unethical repair shop, here are a few red

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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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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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