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The Effects of Temperature on Your Battery

The battery on your car needs to be in top condition in order to provide the power that your vehicle needs to start and operate while driving down the road. Extremes in temperature have a pronounced effect on the performance of your vehicle's battery.

Starting your vehicle takes the most power from your vehicle's battery. When it is very cold outside, the oil get thicker, and this makes it more difficult for the starter to turn the engine over. More power from the battery is required, and the battery can be drained. 

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What is the Transfer Case in Your AWD Vehicle?

As an all-wheel drive vehicle owner, you might have heard the transfer case mentioned in the past. The transfer case is a special gearbox that your vehicle uses to transition in and out of all-wheel drive.

Transfer cases distribute the engine's power between the front and rear axles of your vehicle depending on whether it's in all-wheel-drive mode or not. Like a transmission, it can develop problems if it isn't maintained as your vehicle ages. Changing its lubricating fluid is needed when it begins to break down. This will protect the gears and other moving parts...

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Handling Radiator Flushing with Ease

Many car owners don’t worry much about their engine or even the radiator until it breaks down and probably costs them a fortune to repair. This raises the question; how well should you maintain your radiator?

This is a critical question that requires a clear answer to ensure you know exactly what to do when it comes to following maintenance requirements. According to most car manufacturers, it is advisable to have the cooling system flushed as per the car manufacturer’s schedule, and that doesn’t mean after the flushing date has gone by.

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Kitty Litter Does Have To Be Used Sometimes, But Not Like Sand Or Salt


Your vehicle sometimes needs extra help to stay on slippery surfaces if it doesn't have winter tires, or if those tires aren't getting enough traction. Maybe you've seen people get bags of kitty litter and put them in the trunk and you wonder if you should do so. Kitty litter is safe to carry in the trunk and can get your wheels turning for short distances when you get stuck. It should not be put all over your driveway.

Sand And Salt Are For Driveways

Kitty litter can get wet and slippery when spread a long ways…
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How To Beef Up Bad Headlights


The United States automotive market is full of many types of vehicles, more than one could name – unless you’re an automotive consultant, or something not the run-of-the-mill in terms of car knowledge. However, it does not take much to know that the headlights made in most vehicles in today’s nationwide market fail to run as expected.

You should replace the headlight lenses as soon as possible if they are opaque and yellow, dirty, or fogged. Aim to replace the bulbs with LEDs, as well. They can be costly, but they markedly improve range of vision.

Invest in a…
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Should I Change My Oil Ever 3,000 Miles?

No longer do drivers have to fear that their engines components will be damaged by dirty oil. Also, using synthetic oil instead of traditional oil will increase the life of an engine. These oils do not break down as readily as traditional oil. This means that a vehicle can go a longer distance without having its oil serviced.

 

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Benefits of Tire Maintenance

You like to save money without cutting any corners on safety and quality, right? We thought so! Tire rotation is one type of car maintenance that may help prevent unnecessary tire replacements. Let’s explore several benefits that you can receive from scheduling routine tire rotation.

Tire rotation may help prevent suspension and steering system problems in your Hyundai SUV or sedan. Regular tire rotations can also help prevent tires from uneven wear. When tires wear unevenly, they may need to be replaced sooner than necessary.

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The 2018 Hyundai Elantra has Much to Offer

If you are looking for a vehicle that you can update with options that will turn it into something special, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra is a good pick for you. This vehicle can be changed up with all of the additional features available to make it a car that is customized to fit your needs.

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