Winterize Your Vehicle

Winter is coming… Before we know it, we’ll be bundled up and watching for any signs of snow and ice. Before Jack Frost comes to town, it’s best to get your car winter-ready. Here are some tips to winterize your vehicle now.

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The Evolution of the Windshield

Windshields are an essential part of every automobile. They protect us from the elements, while providing visibility of the road ahead. These windows are something we’ve learned to appreciate, but what do you really know about them? Here are some facts about windshields that may make you see them through a clearer lens.

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Tire Pressure and Cold Weather

As temperatures start to cool down, you may notice your TPMS light illuminating, meaning your tire pressure has lowered. This light doesn’t necessarily mean you have a leak, it’s actually very common to see changing tire pressure with weather changes, but why? Is low pressure a big deal? Let’s find out:

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Safety Tips for Driving In the Rain

Unfortunately, most of us don’t have the luxury of staying home just because of bad weather. We’ve all driven in less than ideal conditions, and this includes rain. Since this may be a pretty common occurrence, it’s easy to go on autopilot. However, driving in rainy conditions can be very dangerous. In fact, falling precipitation increases the risk of an accident by 34%!

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What to Do If You Hit a Deer

October is a beautiful time of year – cooling temperatures, changing leaf colors, and of course, deer crossing. October through January is deer mating season, which means they will be increasingly active, especially at dawn and dusk. Animal collisions can be incredibly scary and dangerous. Here are a few tips on what to do if you encounter a deer while driving.

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How to Jump-Start a Car Battery

A dead battery can happen any time, and usually when you are least prepared. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t jump-start a car all that often and may not remember what goes where or when. Jumping your car improperly can be dangerous and costly. So, here is a step by step refresher on how to jump-start a car in case you ever need it!

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How to Get a Higher Resale Value for Your Vehicle

We all know automobiles depreciate in value over time. In fact, your car will start losing value the moment it’s off the lot. Although your sales price may not be close to what you originally paid, there are things you can do to increase the value of your vehicle. Follow these tips throughout the life of your vehicle to maximize your resale value!

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How to Change a Flat Tire

You’re driving along, minding your own business, and suddenly you hear a pop and a bang… your tire blew out. No big deal, you might think. How hard can it be to change a tire? The answer is – not very hard. However, if you don’t know what to do, it could be a long and painful process. Here’s how to quickly and easily change a tire and get back on your way!

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Keep Your Old Car Running Forever

You may consider your older car your baby. After 100,000+ miles, you’ve clearly put a lot of tender love and care into keeping her on the road. Regular maintenance will not only help her run like a champ but can save you money by avoiding costly repairs. Keep your older car in tip-top shape with these tips.

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Recharging Your Car’s A/C

Sure, fall is just around the corner, but we’ll still be using our air conditioning for at least a few more weeks. If you’ve noticed slightly less oomph from your car’s AC, it may mean it’s time to recharge the AC. This is something you could do on your own. You’ll need an AC recharging kit and these instructions.

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