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Here's What You Need to Know about Vehicle Service Schedules

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Regularly servicing your car is one of the secrets to avoiding expensive repairs in the future. However, servicing and other maintenance activities are most effective when performed consistently. This is why vehicle service schedules exist. Service schedules are supposed to tell you what needs to be done on your car and when it needs to be done. When these activities are scheduled, it’s much easier for the car owner to stick to the service plan and ensure their car serves them reliably for years to come. Read More»

3 Signs You Need To Have Your Suspension Serviced

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Your suspension system works to maintain a smooth and level ride in your vehicle while driving. Damage or malfunctions to the suspension system can cause all sorts of complications to other parts of your vehicle and can have a marked effect on the performance and ability of your car on the road. Understanding some of the warning signs associated with a suspension system that is in disrepair can help you determine when you should talk to a mechanic about inspecting and servicing your vehicle. Read More»

5 Important Things To Teach Your Newly-Licensed Driver About Tire Servicing

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Rattled nerves for you and sheer excitement for your teenager – a new driver with their license is in for a world of learning. Check out this short list of things to teach your new teen driver about tire servicing before they set out on their own.  1. Teach them how to properly gauge a tire for air pressure.  Using a tire pressure gauge is really important as a driver. This is how you know when your tires are not at the proper fill level to perform at their best. Read More»

Why Windshields Crack And How To Fix Them

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As a car owner, you may dread seeing a small crack in your windshield. While it may stay small in size, chances are that it will continue to grow and require windshield replacement services. Here are some reasons why windshields crack, as well as how you can fix them. Causes of Cracked Windshields Stones The most common reason that windshields can crack is due to the high velocity impact of a stone. Read More»

Repairs You Should Not Attempt On Your Own With Your Luxury Vehicle

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Owning a luxury vehicle is quite the rewarding experience. You get to drive a vehicle that makes you feel good about rolling down the street. You get the certain level of stature that comes along with driving a luxury vehicle. However, owning a luxury vehicle is also means you may not get the chance to attempt certain DIY repairs. While you should be fine with the basics, like changing the oil or installing new tires, there are certain types of BMW repairs that should be left to a pro. Read More»

3 Affordable & Necessary Accessories For Your Boat

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If you just purchased your first boat, you need to make sure that you have the right boating accessories to take it out on the water. You need to have high-quality dock lines, spare fuses and lights, as well as waterproof boxes before you hit the water. High-Quality Dock Lines The first thing that you need is a high-quality dock line. Luckily, even a high-quality dock line will not break the bank. Read More»