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Car Emergency Kit Checklist

Car Emergency Kit Checklist

This kit is intended to aid you in getting help, signaling your car’s presence to other motorists, and tackling simple challenges. Even if you have roadside assistance coverage or an automobile club membership with roadside assistance, you usually need access to a phone in order to contact th ... read more

What you really need to know to stay cool on the road

What you really need to know to stay cool on the road

The AC system in your vehicle is similar to the one in your home, but it’s wedged into an area that runs to temperatures above 250 degrees and is regularly exposed to rattling and rolling everywhere your vehicle goes! Over time, these factors cause the system to leak refrigerant and lose the a ... read more

Vehicle AC Fun Facts

Vehicle AC Fun Facts

Test your IQ and see how many facts you already know: The refrigerant for your car is made specifically for vehicles. It can’t be used in other air conditioner systems. The EPA has banned the use of Freon, a brand for a popular refrigerant, because it’s bad for the o ... read more

Innovative Auto Care Shop Marks Grand Opening

Innovative Auto Care Shop Marks Grand Opening

Automotive repair industry expert Matt Curry brings advanced technology, modern auto repair services to the D.C. metro area with the opening of Craftsman Auto Care. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) April 25, 2017 -- Automotive repair experts Matt and Judy Curry have opened their newest venture, Craftsman Au ... read more

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"That Pothole I just hit won't cause any damage to my vehicle, right?"

"That Pothole I just hit won't cause any damage to my vehicle, right?"

Potholes can wreak havoc on your tires, rims, alignment and shocks & struts. If you hit a particularly nasty one, beware of these warning signs that could be exacerbated if you ignore them: Vehicle is pulling to one side (alignment or steering system issue) A particularly bouncy or loose ride ... read more

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Keep Your Hybrid Rolling Through Fall

Keep Your Hybrid Rolling Through Fall

Fall is back to school and back to work time. That means returning to a crazy schedule of activities and commitments for you and your family. Make sure your hybrid won't let you down by following these important tips to keep it performing in top-notch condition. 1. Change Your Oil and ... read more

How much does it cost to get my car fixed? Can you PLEASE give me a price NOW over the phone!

How much does it cost to get my car fixed? Can you PLEASE give me a price NOW over the phone!

We get this call all the time. Everyone is in a hurry and everyone these days, including myself, we just want to get the information, make the best decision, get it done and move on with their lives. I need brakes on my car, how much will it cost, asked the caller. Hmmm…Well that depends&hel ... read more

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Top 10 things that every hybrid vehicle and electric vehicle (EV) owner needs to know…. Test your Hybrid IQ

Top 10 things that every hybrid vehicle and electric vehicle (EV) owner needs to know…. Test your Hybrid IQ

Don’t let your hybrid vehicle sit for long periods. This will cause the battery to degrade faster. It’s scientific fact that your battery is going to loose its power and capacity. Document its health so you know when it does. The good news is that cur ... read more

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Winter Maintenance Tips for Hybrid Vehicle, EV and PHEV Owners

Winter is right around the corner, and with it, frigid temperatures and precipitation that make the trek to work treacherous. Cold temperatures are hard on cars and especially so on cars that have a hybrid battery. Here are some winter maintenance tips for to keep your hybrid vehicle performing in t ... read more