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Preventive MaintenanceThe Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association (AMRA) recommends to its members that (1) Brake fluid be tested for contamination at OEM recommended brake system inspection int...
Welcome to the World of Car CareWhether or not you pump your own gas, your car probably receives less attention than it should. Regular maintenance checks and simple service can greatly reduce the exp...
How many times have you hesitated to bring your car into a auto shop because you were not sure it would be fixed the way you wanted? Maybe you were worried that the technician would be argumentative, ...
You climb into your car with a sense of relief and elation after the auto repair shop says, "Here are the keys...you're all set". Half way out of the driveway you realize something's not right. "Hey, ...
Most people like to take their car in for auto service and auto repairs about as much as they like getting a root canal! Often consumers feel uncertain, overwhelmed, and distrustful when they arrive a...
If you drive a new vehicle, the old days of putting a small sticker on the inside of your windshield as a reminder of when your vehicle is due for an oil change are over. Many newer automobiles have a...
Preventive Auto Service & Auto MaintenanceYour vehicle's power steering system is very complex and is perhaps the most overlooked of all vehicle systems requiring regular maintenance. It is an ext...
When asked, you may hear answers such as every 3000, 5000 or 7500 miles, or when the vehicle's oil monitor indicates that this service is necessary. It is no wonder consumers are confused. The simpl...
Tire ReplacementWhen replacing tires, MAP and vehicle manufacturers suggest that the replacement tires match or exceed the OEM speed and load rating designation. If tires of different speed rating des...
The primary function of automotive engine oil is to provide lubrication to the metal surfaces inside an engine. With proper lubrication the components will not rub against each other as frequently and...