Monthly Archives: March 2017

April is National Car Care Month

The Car Care Council reminds motorists to implement 10 maintenance procedures to make sure vehicles run at peak performance for summer driving season. We’ve added a bonus reminder that will help extend the life of a car. Also, when a … Continue reading

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Knowing What to Ask or Say to a Mechanic

Have you ever asked how long the repair will take and found that the car wasn’t ready for an additional three hours? Or, you weren’t sure what was wrong with the car and after three days of troubleshooting you shared … Continue reading

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Interview with ASE Certified Mechanic Corey Smith

Corey Smith explored being a mechanic directly after high school. He heard great things from friends that attended Universal Technical Institute and decided to give it a try. His studies included both automotive and diesel systems. CJ: Corey, why did … Continue reading

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My Turn to Drive

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Why Gasoline is a Critical Choice

Between AAA’s extensive gasoline survey and Consumer Reports’ testing and verification process, there are only two types of gasoline recommended for your car: BP and Shell. The difference between these two brands and other Top Tier gasoline is dramatic. However, … Continue reading

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How Cars Start

The engine is the powerhouse of a vehicle that is self-sustaining once it’s started—thanks to inertia. The starter motor gets the engine up to speed so inertia can take over, but the starter motor also needs a start, which is … Continue reading

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