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Car Tune Up: Warning Signs & Complete Checklist

A car tune up can certainly be an ambiguous request or service, as it can mean different things for different people. Some car owners refer to an auto tune up as merely a regular check-up, to make sure that their car is in good shape and everything is working correctly. Others may refer to an […]

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How To Wash A Car

  Most careful and cautious car owners are well-aware of regular maintenance and tune-ups for their vehicle, whether it’s a car, truck, SUV or any automobile. However, washing and cleaning cars is often overlooked and considered just a cosmetic or vanity exercise. But that’s not the case, and properly and effectively and correctly washing your […]

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What is a CVT Transmission? How It Works – Pros and Cons

If you’re shopping for a new vehicle, you may come across the term CVT Transmission. What does this term mean? And more pointedly, is it something you should buy – or something you should avoid?   What is CVT?   CVT stands for continuously variable transmission, which is different from a conventional automatic transmission. The […]

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Is Dish Soap Safe For Washing Cars?

  What Soap is Safe for Cars?   Is dish soap safe for washing cars? No. It’s that simple, but let’s take a deeper look at why. Weekly homemade car washes can not only make your vehicle look better, and they can also make your vehicle last longer, however, there is a right way to […]

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Buying Tires From Sears

Buying Tires From Cheseldine Tire and Auto, California MD One of the reasons that many people like buying from Cheseldine Tire and Auto is because they find it to be very convenient. They can take their car in and while their Cheseldine Tires are being balanced and rotated, they can shop conveniently at nearby shops […]

Techniques To Select A Car Entertainment System

Techniques To Select A Car Entertainment System Purchasing a brand new automobile entertainment system results straight into enhancing the actual manufacturer installed car speakers or perhaps starting over with brand new elements. You may enjoy your current songs in your own personal car plus you do not have to pay attention to any one asking […]

Wheel Alignment vs. Front End Alignment: Is There a Difference?

  Do you ever find that your vehicle seems to veer, even slightly, to the left or to the right? If so, this could be the result of poor wheel alignment. This is both a simple yet urgently needed fix. Not only will an alignment make for a smoother and safer ride, but it will […]

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Why Is My Car Leaking Oil When Parked?

  It is often said that changing the oil is the single most important thing you can do to take care of your car. Nevertheless, it is something that many automobile owners delay—and the results of procrastination can be dire.   The purpose of oil is to cut down on friction within your engine. When […]

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Wheel Bearing Warning Signs

  You already know that your car cannot function safely or properly without good, sturdy wheels. What you may not know is that the wheel is far from a simple component. Actually, there is a lot of complexity that goes into the design of a wheel, and several components that must all be integrated together. […]

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How Does an Automatic Transmission Work

  Automatic and manual transmissions do basically the same thing—but if you’ve driven them both then you know they work in very different ways. Essentially, an automatic simplifies the driving experience considerably. Unlike driving a manual, there is no clutch pedal to contend with. Even more significantly, there is no gear shift for drivers to […]

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How To Properly Wash A Car

  While most people are careful with regular maintenance and tune-ups, car washing can sometimes be overlooked. Weekly car washes can not only make your vehicle look better, they can make your vehicle last longer. However, there is a right way to wash your car – and many wrong ways to do it. At Meineke, […]

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Benefits of Anti-Lock Brakes

  Anti-lock brakes come standard in most modern vehicles—and not without reasons. Generally speaking, anti-lock brakes are quite advantageous. They provide the driver with more stability and prevent the car from spinning out of control, in particular on wet or slippery surfaces. As far as modern vehicle safety features go, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are […]

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The History of Anti-Lock Brakes

  It’s easy to take anti-lock braking systems for granted. After all, ABS technology is a standard safety feature on most new cars and trucks. But there was a time before ABS—and in fact, the evolution of ABS technology has been fairly long and involved. It took a lot of work before anti-lock brakes became […]

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Does Using Premium Gasoline Really Save You Money?

  Buying gas is one of life’s small conundrums. Most of us have little idea what those numbers on the pump mean, so we usually just pick one that seems to correlate best to our stage in life. When we’re starving students, we go for the less expensive 87 octane. If we drive a nice […]

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Can You Use Dish Soap To Wash A Car?

  What Soap is Safe for Cars?   While most people are careful with regular maintenance and tune-ups, car washing can sometimes be overlooked. Weekly homemade car washes can not only make your vehicle look better, but they can also make your vehicle last longer. However, there is a right way to wash your car […]

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Automotive Emergency Kit

Avoid breaking down in Southern Maryland without these automotive accessories. Road trips can make for great weekend getaways or even more lengthy vacations for those who can’t get enough of the open road. But before embarking on any road trips, motorists should replenish their automotive emergency kits with the following items so they are fully […]

Technology can help extend the life of your lights

Automotive News Near Me (St. Mary’s County MD):  Perhaps no aspect of life has gone untouched by technology in the 21st century. Technology has changed the way we communicate, how we watch television and listen to music and even how we keep abreast of the latest happenings in our communities and abroad. Technology is also […]