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Engine Tips for your high mileage vehicle

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Engine Tips for your high mileage vehicle

Don’t get skimpy on your maintenance schedule for your vehicle, make sure to keep your engine running in tip top shape with some simple DIY tips. Your owner’s manual will contain the proper maintenance schedule for your vehicle including oil change intervals, tune-up schedule and more. If your owner’s manual specifies changing the oil and oil filter every 3,000 miles, make sure to follow that. As oil ages, it gets thinner which means less lubrication for your critical engine components. High mileage engine oils have ingredients in them like conditioners, antioxidants along with wear and friction additives to increase the...

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4 Tips to get your car ready for Fall

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4 Tips to get your car ready for Fall

  The end of Summer means cooler temperatures and possibly snow, here are 4 quick tips to get your car ready for the Fall and winter months. Wipers – NAPA recommends that you replace your windshield wipers every 6 months. Depending on where you live, you might need a thicker wiper for the snow and ice of the North. Don’t forget to change out your windshield washer fluid either with de-icer. Tires – Check the current tires on your vehicle for tread depth, if they need to be replaced, now is the time to do it. We also recommend rotating your tires...

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