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3 Signs Your Auto AC Needs To Be Repaired

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Automotive air conditioning systems are essential during the summer months, because cars can become baking hot ovens if they're left sitting out in the sun for even a few minutes. However, because most drivers will use their air conditioning systems constantly during the summer, the likelihood of a problem developing with an automotive air conditioning system is quite high. Luckily, there are a few early warning signs of a malfunctioning air conditioning system which you can keep an eye out for so that you can get your air conditioning system repaired as soon as trouble appears.

26 April 2016

Repair A Small Hole In Your Van's Passenger Door

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A small hole in your van's passenger door that resulted after a minor traffic accident can become larger after being exposed to moisture for extended amounts of time. Learn how to patch the hole with the following steps. Afterwards, apply a fresh coat of touch up primer and paint to the repaired section to give the door a uniform appearance. Materials handheld scrub brush automotive detergent bucket water hose towel hand sander low and high grit sandpaper tack cloth auto body filler putty knife touch up primer touch up paint automotive compound buffing pad lint-free cloth Clean And Sand The Affected Area

26 April 2016

Buying An RV: What Type Of RV Do You Need?

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Although fuel prices have decreased over the past couple of years, the fact remains that RV trips are still one of the least expensive vacations that you can take today. In fact, the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) reports that one study says that an RV family vacation is significantly cheaper than other family vacations – 27 to 61 percent cheaper in fact. With that being said, you may want to consider purchasing an RV for your upcoming summer vacation.

25 April 2016

Beat The Heat: 4 Ways To Prep Your Car For Summer

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During the warm days of summer, you may enjoy tons of different activities. From road trips with friends to family vacations, many of these memorable times require driving your car. The last thing you want is for your car to break down during sweltering heat. Minimize the chances of this happening, and follow these four tips to prep your car for summer. Inspect And Replace Your Oil And Oil Filter

25 April 2016

How To Keep Your Brakes In Good Condition

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Brakes are an integral part of any vehicle, and if their proper function is necessary to avoid collisions and accidents. However, they work through friction, pressing brake pads against the moving tires of your car. Naturally, this will wear away at the brakes, and over time can cause them to lose effectiveness, making the likelihood of an accident much higher. Thankfully, there are a number of simple things that you can do to ensure that your brakes stay in good working order.

25 April 2016

4 Reasons For A Diesel Truck To Have A Problematic Engine

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Does your diesel truck have a problematic engine and you are unable to pinpoint the cause? Unless the engine has simply become old and worn out, there are a few things that might need to be repaired to bring it back to a good condition. Take a look at the article below to discover a few things that can go wrong with the engine in a diesel truck so you will have an idea of what kind of repair is needed.

25 April 2016

Tips For Preventing An Oil Spill When You Change Your Own Oil

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While it's fast, affordable and convenient to visit an auto service shop to have your vehicle's oil changed, you might occasionally have extra time on your hands and wish to tackle the job on your own. Provided you read up on the steps to changing your oil and you have the right equipment, you shouldn't have trouble getting the job done properly. One area that you have to exercise caution is when you drain the oil from your oil pan into the tray -- even a small spill during this job can leave your driveway with an unsightly stain that will be extremely difficult to remove.

22 April 2016

4 Ways To Save Money On Your Next Auto Repair

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No car owner wants to face a hefty repair bill. Unfortunately, with as many moving parts as the average vehicle has, it's only a matter of time before even the nicest of cars run into a mechanical problem. On the bright side, there are plenty of ways you can go about saving money on just about any type of auto repair with just a little bit of additional time and effort.

21 April 2016

Are Your Tires Ready For A Road Trip? Here Are Three Things To Check Before You Go

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If you are planning a road trip of a few thousand or even a few hundred miles, you need to make sure your vehicle is in good working order. In addition to your car's mechanical systems, the tires also need to be able to hold up to hours of continuous driving and get you to your destination and back safely. Whether you haven't given your tires much thought or you just want to get one more trip out of them before you replace them, here are some things to have checked before you set off on the road

21 April 2016

Determining Whether Your Windshield Can Be Repaired

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You've probably heard someone say that cracks in the windshield need to be repaired before they get too big, but how do you know when a windshield crack is too big? Whether a crack in your windshield can be repaired depends on the location and size of the crack. Fortunately, there are several ways you can determine whether a crack can be repaired before you call a repair shop. Look at the Size of the Chip or Crack

20 April 2016