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Information about auto repair and preventive maintenance

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Avoiding the Nightmare of Costly Auto Repairs

Tweet We all know SOMEONE who has had the misfortune of having to pay for major auto repairs. They can suck whatever savings there may be in the bank and then some. Sometimes, expensive auto repairs leave people in credit card debt, other times it leaves them with a vehicle that they cannot afford to […]

Electric Cars in 2014

Tweet It is true that hybrid vehicles have yet to gain the popular vote, instead they have been more of a niche vehicle, owned by few and doubted by many. However, with several luxury automakers releasing hybrid vehicles of their own in 2014, things are about to change.  In fact, 2014 may prove to be […]

Breathing Life into Used Hybrid Batteries

Tweet Most hybrid batteries are designed to last the lifetime of the hybrid vehicle, but that doesn’t mean they will perform like new throughout its lifetime. Many HEV battery packs need to be conditioned or regenerated periodically to prevent them from becoming sluggish or losing fuel efficiency. Hybrid owners often get sticker shock after their […]

Common Reasons Your Car Won’t Start

Tweet You’re on your way out the door and as you put the key in the ignition, you realize that your car won’t start. We have all had those thoughts that fill our head with questions and our stomach with pure anxiety. Not only might you be late for wherever you were off to do, […]

Are electrical system issues killing your battery?

Tweet Your car battery is the center of your car’s electrical system. That is why when it dies, as annoying as that can be, the power to all of the accessories within this system go too. These accessories include the power windows, power locks, head lamps, radio, antenna, and much more. The system itself is […]

Engine Health and Troubleshooting Goes a Long Way

Tweet So you go out to the driveway, turn over the ignition, and your car won’t start. What could it be? The battery? The engine? The gas you bought? It could be a number of things related to your engine and knowing what your engine does and troubleshooting with your trusted repair shop could help […]

Prepare for your Spring Break Vacation the Right Way

Tweet Did you know that U.S. automobile insurance is not valid in Mexico? With many of us heading south this spring break, be sure to plan accordingly with travel auto insurance to cover yourself in case of damage or theft of your vehicle while you are there. One of the biggest mistakes drivers make is […]

Don’t Be A Statistic This Holiday Season

Tweet Last week one prominent auto club published a piece indicating that they anticipate that they will come to the rescue of more than 1.4 million stranded motorists during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. That’s a lot of tow trucks, drivers, batteries, spare tires, and jump starts. Instead, we’d like to give you a […]