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The Biggest Wintertime Myth: That You Need To Idle Your Car Before Driving

Thursday, February 11, 2021

A popular belief among car owners is that they need to let their car warm-up for several minutes before setting out on their drive. The idea behind this is to let the car’s engine get up to temperature by running idle for a few minutes, all to protect the engine’s longevity and performance. The reality […]

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Understanding Car Heating And Cooling Problems

Monday, January 18, 2021

While the heating and the air conditioning systems in your car are connected, they are two different systems and function separately. Nonetheless, like every part or system in a vehicle, car owners need to take care of the heating and A/C systems. Regular maintenance is of utmost importance to keep both systems in good working […]

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As the days become shorter, the vehicle’s lighting system becomes crucial to the safety of the driver and passengers

As The Days Get Shorter In Framingham, MA – Check Vehicle Lights, Wipers

Friday, December 11, 2020

Most people understand the laws surrounding car headlights at night. However, many forget other circumstances where headlights are vital when it comes to driving safely and coordinating with other drivers. Fortunately, this article will cover situations (especially going into the winter months) where wipers and headlights are required to avoid accidents or miscommunication with other […]

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All You Need To Know About The Causes Of Engine Oil Leaks, Their Effects & The Best Way To Avoid A Leak

Friday, November 6, 2020

Car fluids play a key role in ensuring that your vehicle runs optimally. Sometimes, after parking your car in a spot for a while, you may notice liquid spots underneath your vehicle. This is a clear indicator that some type of car fluid is leaking. This article will mainly discuss the most common type of […]

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Do I need snow tires?

Choosing The Right Winter Tires For Your Vehicle In Framingham, MA

Monday, October 12, 2020

Good traction with your vehicle is an absolute necessity when the harsh Massachusetts winter months are quickly approaching. Even though a person may have a four-wheel-drive vehicle, they still need to have the right tires to stay safe on the roads. When driving in wintry conditions, it’s important to follow the rules of the road […]

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Can Water Damage Your Cars Alternator

Can Water Damage Your Cars Alternator?

Friday, September 18, 2020

When you have a car, you need to know how to take care of it. You’ll want to make sure that you understand the various things that can go wrong with it and when you need to get it repaired. One of the parts of a car that you need to keep an eye on […]

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Front-End Alignment vs 4-Wheel Alignment: Learning The Difference

Monday, August 10, 2020

While driving down the road, you may be fighting the steering wheel as your vehicle seems to want to drift off towards the right or left. Does this sound familiar to you? If so, it may be time for an alignment. If you get an alignment, you’re ensuring a safer and smoother ride – all […]

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How To Troubleshoot Smells Coming From Your Car's Engine

How To Troubleshoot Smells Coming From Your Car’s Engine

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Cars are our faithful servants. Give them proper service and repairs, and be sure of getting many hours on the road with minimal problems. However, not every car problem can be solved during the regularly scheduled service checks, and you should be keen to note anything strange with your car since it might be the […]

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The Importance Of Wheel Bearing Maintenance

The Importance Of Wheel Bearing Maintenance

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Everyone knows that good, sturdy wheels are required for cars to function normally. However, you may be unaware of how simple components that form part of your vehicle’s wheels are integral to proper working wheels. There are components in your vehicle that are designed to move. A great example is the wheel bearing. It promotes […]

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Tips for Protecting Your Car During COVID-19

Friday, May 8, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, governments across the globe have put a raft of measures to curb the spread of this deadly virus. While these measures vary, they are intent on reducing movement and containing people at home to avoid moving the virus. This way, our vehicles are being used much less than […]

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