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When my car died for the fifth time this year, I knew that I needed to do something to improve things. I decided to start looking around for little upgrades that I could do on my own, and I ended up completely replacing the oil and changing out the air filter. The difference was astounding. My car seemed to have more power, and so I decided to keep going with my little tune-ups. This blog is all about improving your car one thing at a time and knowing what to do if you encounter car problems when you are on the road.

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Is My Truck Totaled?
24 August 2018

The word 'totaled' is usually used when describing

Signs Your Clutch May Need To Be Repaired
10 June 2018

If you have never owned a car with a manual transm

Stop Bad Brake Rotors In Their Tracks
2 April 2018

One of the most important systems on your vehicle

3 Tips For Quality Auto Servicing
2 March 2018

The service that you put into your vehicle will he

Learn How To Properly Prepare For A Road Trip
8 December 2017

Taking a road trip across the country can be fun,

Is My Truck Totaled?

The word 'totaled' is usually used when describing a car that has suffered substantial damage in an accident. However, for insurance companies, this is a quantitative term, and only vehicles that meet certain conditions are described as totaled. To an insurance company, a vehicle is only considered to be totaled if the cost of repairs is much higher than what it would cost your insurance provider to pay for a replacement vehicle minus the salvage vehicle of the damaged vehicle. Read More 

Signs Your Clutch May Need To Be Repaired

If you have never owned a car with a manual transmission before, you may not know the signs of a clutch that is wearing out. A clutch often gives you many warning signs that it is nearing the end of its lifespan before it stops working altogether. If you miss these signs, you may find yourself in a potentially hazardous situation where the clutch stops working or burns out. Here are a few of the top signs that your clutch may need to be replaced. Read More 

Stop Bad Brake Rotors In Their Tracks

One of the most important systems on your vehicle is the braking system. A series of components work together to help bring your vehicle safely to a stop each time you press on the brake pedal. One of these components is the brake rotor. The rotor is a large disc of metal that is located under each of the rear tires of your car. When you press the brake pedal, brake pads clamp down onto the rotors to help stop the wheels from turning. Read More 

3 Tips For Quality Auto Servicing

The service that you put into your vehicle will help you get the most out of your vehicle investment. It's important for you to handle this service by contacting a few different auto shops until you have found the team of professionals that can look out for you. By getting in touch with a few different auto service professionals, you will be able to get the help of some transmission pros, while also cleaning out your engine and exhaust system. Read More 

Learn How To Properly Prepare For A Road Trip

Taking a road trip across the country can be fun, but you need to be sure to take the time to properly prepare for the trip. Many people think that they can simply hop in their cars and head out whenever they choose. This is not a good option because it could leave you lost or broken down during the trip. The following guide walks you through a few tips to use to ensure that your next road trip goes as smoothly as it possibly can: Read More