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Fall Tune-Up and Maintenance for Your Car

Fall is here! This means it is time for a car tune-up and preventative maintenance. We will discuss what is included in a basic fall car tune-up, as well a few maintenance tips to prepare your car for this season.

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Smart New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car

The New Year is upon us! This means resolutions and the best intentions for new beginnings. New Year’s resolutions are commonly either body-image or money-related. Also, it is a well-known fact that most New Year’s resolutions are broken within the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Leave Engine Repairs to the Professionals

Cars today have over 80 separate computers scattered around the car, but one of the big ones is the engine control unit (ECU). Also known as the engine control module (ECM), this controls most of the key engine functions, including … Continue reading

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Understanding the Basics of Diesel Engines

Less than 5 percent of U.S. passenger cars are diesel-powered, but diesel engines are the workhorses of agriculture, construction, drilling, forestry, industry, mining, transportation and shipping. Diesel engines power everything from buses and combines to bulldozers, excavators, semi-trailer trucks, ships … Continue reading

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Give Your Diesel Truck a Spring Tune Up

Spring is upon us and just like your house may need some spring cleaning, your diesel truck probably needs a spring tune up as well. It is no secret that cars take a huge toll during the winter months and … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Vehicle’s Heater for Winter

If you haven’t already checked your vehicle’s heater, now is the time. With the cold winter days upon us, preparing your heater for the winter is extremely important to not only avoid that miserable ice box feeling when there’s no … Continue reading

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Your Vehicle’s Serpentine Belt: Does It Need A Replacement?

The serpentine belt in your car or truck is usually one lengthy, snaking, rotating belt which keeps ones alternator, power steering pump motor, air conditioning and — every now and then — ones water pump motor running efficiently and without … Continue reading

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Advantages Of Gasoline Direct Injection

In a car engine, direct injection, or direct fuel injection as it is more commonly known, is the process of forcibly pumping gasoline through a small nozzle or injector under high pressure into a car engine. It’s different than relying … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Noises From Your Car

Most of us love our vehicles, especially more so when the noises that it makes are pleasant and natural. However, in some cases you could hear a noise that definitely shouldn’t be coming from your vehicle, anywhere from your valve … Continue reading

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Signs Of A Bad Automotive Air Conditioner

A broken air conditioner in your automobile gets put at the bottom of the “to-do” list all winter long. As we move into another warm, Texas summer, however, suddenly having a car air conditioner that works – and works WELL … Continue reading

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