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Common Squeals And What Your Car Is Telling You

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Is your car screeching or crying for help when you drive it? If your car is squeals or making a squeaky sound, there are several potential causes to investigate. The most common car squeal culprits are usually pretty easy to hear but sometimes challenging to diagnose. One factor that may help is paying attention to when […]

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Simple Automotive Overheating Fixes

Common Cause Of Engine Squeals

Is your car, truck, or SUV overheating? If you are unsure, but you think there may be something wrong with your car, take a few moments to read more about common overheating issues in cars. A good place to start is understanding what causes a car to overheat.  Gasoline and diesel engines create energy through […]

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Enemies Of A Smooth Ride

Enemies Of A Smooth Ride

Is there anything more comfortable than a smooth riding experience in your car? If you are like most people, you want every journey to feel like it did when you first drove your car. It is important to pay attention to what your car is trying to tell you if the riding experience is not […]

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Common Bumpy Car Vibration Issues

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Does your car feel bumpy, wobbly, or unstable while driving? Many possible issues can cause excessive vibration when traveling at speeds above 50 miles per hour. If your car feels shaky or rough when accelerating onto the interstate, you may want to check these common issues to diagnose the problem.  Tires Are The First Place To […]

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Top 5 Common Used Car Catastrophes

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When you buy a used car, wouldn’t it be nice to know the true condition it is in? Purchasing a used car can offer buyers a lot of value by saving money, but sometimes you hear horror stories about lemons. Take a moment to read about some of the most common used car catastrophes and […]

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Look For These Signs If Your Car Choking Or Sputtering

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Does your car feel like it is choking or sputtering while running or accelerating? Although you may be the one crying for help, your vehicle is trying to tell you something if it is sputtering when you step on the gas. Cars are full of parts and sensors that need regular inspection over time. If […]

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What Is The Real Value Of A Car?

Do you know what your car is worth? If you are like anyone else, you probably replied: “Um… No? But I can find out in about thirty seconds from Kelley Blue Book, NADAGuides, or Edmunds. Why do you ask?” We ask because most sources only consider a handful of factors in valuing your car. When […]

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What Even Is OBD?

OBD - On-Board-Diagnostic

On-board diagnostics (OBD) refers to vehicle’s self-diagnostic and reporting capability.Modern vehicles  provide real-time OBD data in addition to a standardized series of diagnostic trouble codes, or DTCs, which allow us to rapidly identify and remedy malfunctions within the vehicle. Onboard Diagnostic (OBD) is a manufacturing standard for cars made since 1996. Mechanics needed a way […]

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