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Summer Wedding? Remember Your Car!

June 15th, 2017

3 ways to keep your car from ruining your honeymoon

 

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What is growing in your car's AC!

June 1st, 2017

Summer sun is summer fun unless you can't cool down! Even if you park in the shade, it doesn't take long for the interior of your car to turn into an oven.

 

Do you remember “four-sixty AC”? That's short for four windows rolled down while the car rolls along at 60 mph. M ...[more]

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Both Grads and Dads Appreciate Car Repair!

May 2nd, 2017
Looking for a great gift for your Grad?
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3 Tips for Safe Spring Driving

April 15th, 2017
April showers really do bring May flowers on the Eastern Shore. The average April rainfall is double compared to some other months like June and July. If you are driving and a storm comes up, be especially careful. Those first few minutes of rain tend to loosen oil and other slippery substances on the roads. Wet, slippery pavement is a known cause of auto accidents!
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Do You Trust Your Mechanic?

April 1st, 2017
Do You Trust YOUR Mechanic?
 
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Uh Oh…My Check Engine Light Is On

March 30th, 2017

So you come out to start your car one morning and the Check Engine light on the dashboard comes on…and doesn’t go back off again. You can’t really notice any difference in the way the car runs and drives, but it’s on anyway.

What does it mean?Check Engine Light

Since the late 80s, most engine functions have been controlled by a central drivetrain computer. This includes emissions controls, fuel metering and delivery, ignition timing, shift points and many other elements of drivability and performance. The drivetrain computer relies on information from a chain of sensors that monitor exhaust composition, camshaft position, throttle position and many other factors.

The voltage readings from any of these sensors are supposed to fall within a certain range. When ...[more]

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Tires

March 16th, 2017

Tires1. For performance and handling, the trend has long been toward fatter tires with a bigger footprint. That’s starting to change, though. Skinnier tires mean lower rolling resistance and better fuel economy, as well as a smaller aerodynamic profile. While fatter tires do handle better, tire engineers are making up the difference by designing skinny tires with a stickier tread formulation for traction and cornering ability.

2. Static electricity used to be a real concern for vehicles; if you’re old enough, you may remember seeing station wagons with a “ground strap” dragging along the pavement. It’s become a concern again, with newer tread compounds cutting back on the amount of carbon black in newer tires. The solution? Many tires are now designed with an “antenna strip” ...[more]

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3 Signs your car needs your car shop and a spring tune-up

March 15th, 2017

It’s time to celebrate new life with spring just around the corner. You and your car might be feeling a little sluggish after the winter months. Here’s how to listen to what your car is telling you. Then you can expertly explain the symptoms to your automotive service provider.

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