How To Protect Your Hybrid Car's Brakes

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Concerns over rising oil prices have focused attention on environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient car designs. Surprisingly enough, fuel economy is not the only benefit of driving a hybrid car; you also have massive savings on the cost of brakes and brake repair. Just like any car, hybrids still need a full brake inspection to guarantee a well-maintained vehicle. Brakes are a vital part of your vehicle because they help keep you safe behind the wheel.

4 December 2017

How To Get An Affordable Roadside Service Plan

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Maintaining insurance is an important part of being a responsible vehicle owner. Insurance doesn't just refer to the policy that covers things like accidents or damage from natural disasters. It's also about making sure that you have measures in place to protect you in case you're locked out of your car, get a flat tire, or happen to run out of gas. Roadside service programs offer coverage for these kinds of incidents, but paying for a membership might seem to be a bit out of your budget.

7 November 2017

How Driver's Education Classes Benefit Your Teen

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Many states require teenagers to complete a driver's education class before they can even take the test to get their driver's license. However, even if you live in a state that doesn't require teens to complete a driver training course before getting a license, you should still consider sending your teen to a driving school like GoldenTech Driving School. After all, teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 have the highest violation and crash rates when compared to other groups of drivers.

6 October 2016

3 Warning Signs that Your Suspension Needs to be Replaced

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Your suspension helps you control your vehicle, especially when you need to turn or stop. Suspension systems are often referred to by the parts that make up the whole system, such as struts or shocks. Here are a few signs that your suspension system needs to be upgraded. #1 You Can Feel Every Bump When you drive down the road, you should not be able to feel every little bump and divot that you run over.

11 August 2016

Three Signs That Your Car May Have A Problem With Overheating

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Overheating is a common problem in many cars during hot weather. When a car overheats, there is something wrong with the cooling system that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. If you think that your car may be having an issue with overheating, use the guide below to learn a few common signs of the problem so you can better assess if your car is overheating. Look for a Warning Light

2 August 2016

It Might Not Be the Fluid: Four More Causes of Transmission Slipping

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Most causes of transmission slipping are related to the transmission fluid. For example, transmission slipping can be caused by low fluid levels, burnt fluid, or contaminated fluid. However, this doesn't mean that the fluid is the only suspect if your transmission is slipping. Here are four possible causes of the problem that aren't directly fluid related. Damaged Transmission Bands Transmission bands connect different parts of the transmission system; for example, they connect the different transmission gears together.

13 July 2016

3 Things That Can Cause Car Gears To Slowly Shift

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Is there a brief delay before your car finally goes into the correct gear? You must understand that fear problems are related to there being something wrong with the transmission, but it doesn't necessarily mean that the transmission is damaged. Parts in your car that are responsible for helping the transmission function can also be the root of the problem. This article explains a few things that can become problematic for an automatic transmission and cause delayed gear shifting.

15 May 2016