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How to Make Your Car Last Longer

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Making Your Car Last Longer

More and more car owners are keeping their cars long past the 100,000 mile mark.  They know that regular maintenance is far cheaper than buying a new car, so they look at ways to make their car last longer.

With the right care and attention cars can last a lot longer than you might expect.  If you look after your car there is no reason it shouldn’t last 100,000 miles or more.

Wondering what you can do to keep your car running for longer?  Here are some tips to make your car last for years to come […]

Why use an Independent Import Auto Repair Shop?

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Import Auto Repair

When you need a Mercedes or Audi service or other import auto repair, you might assume your better off with an authorized dealership.

There is often an assumption that dealerships are better, they specialize in your vehicle, so why shouldn’t they be?    Vehicle owners are often under the impression that they need to send their Mercedes to the authorized Mercedes garage, for example.

But while authorized dealerships might provide a reliable, tailored service, you can expect to pay a lot more than your independent import auto repair shop.

According to a study by AutoMD, authorized dealerships can cost on […]

How to Make Your Tires Last Longer

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Your tires are one of the single most important parts of your vehicle.  The tires on a vehicle are the only contact it has with the road, so it’s important to look after them!

Tires undergo a lot of wear in their lifetime, being subject to all kinds of bumps, scrapes and knocks.  If you don’t want to spend out on a new set of tires any time soon, the best defence is to take steps to make them last longer.

Over time our tires can lose performance and require replacing sooner if they are not properly looked […]

Common Causes for Check Engine Light

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The check engine light can be an unwelcomed annoyance for most car owners, considering the feature can be triggered by hundreds of problems, anything could be wrong with your engine!

When your check engine light shows it doesn’t mean you need to pull over right away, but what it does mean is you need some sort of engine repair or inspection soon.  Ignoring your check engine light could lead to even bigger problems and more money out of your pocket!

 

 

Reasons for Check Engine Light showing

What are the most common causes for […]