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Ignore These Vehicle Repairs and You Might Get Pulled Over

While a vehicle is in operation, traffic laws require that certain equipment is properly installed and functioning correctly, including brakes, headlights, turn signals, mirrors, windshields and safety belts, to name a few.

Scan Tools: There’s One for Every Job

The number of electronically controlled sensors and systems on vehicles today is increasing, and therefore requires much more sophisticated tools to communicate with the computers on board.

WATCH: Replacing Cabin Air Filters

Did you know that in just one hour of driving, more than 26,000 gallons of outside air can circulate through the interior of your vehicle?

Specialty Chemicals: There’s One for Every Automotive Repair Job

There’s virtually no part of the vehicle where a chemical isn’t used to aid in the repair or replacement of a component

Vehicle Owners Should Have Air Conditioning Checked During Summer Months

A vehicle’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system (HVAC) keeps the interior cabin comfortable in any season by providing the right temperature and humidity level.

Air Filters Vs. Oil Filters: Which Is More Important To Vehicle Health?

Both are obviously necessary to protect the engine from contaminants and abrasives that cause wear and damage.

Long-Life Antifreeze: Service Intervals, Replacement Considerations

The best way to change coolant is to have it professionally changed with a coolant exchange machine.

Fuel Pumps: Does No Fuel Always Mean A Bad Pump?

Most returns occur not because the pump was defective, but because something else prevented the pump from functioning normally, or because something happened to the pump after it was installed.

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