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Fall Car Care Month: Winterizing your vehicle

Fall Car Care Month: Winterizing your vehicle

An early blizzard in North Dakota is a reminder that we need to winterize our vehicles. Here are some times on how to prep your vehicle for optimum performance and safety in snowy and icy conditions. [...more]

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Poll Monday: Is your work vehicle the same as your personal vehicle?

Poll Monday: Is your work vehicle the same as your personal vehicle?

Because it is still National Car Care Month, we've been thinking of all the ways your car can take a beating. If your car plays a major role in what you do for a living, you could be putting significantly more wear and tear on your vehicle than the average driver. Is your work vehicle the same as your personal vehicle? [...more]

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Does your car need a tune-up? Yes and no.

Does your car need a tune-up? Yes and no.

As cars evolve, so does the meaning of an engine "tune-up". The essence of a tune-up, however, remains the same. Prior to the 1970s, most gasoline vehicles required regular tune-ups, often annually, to replace key ignition system parts such as spark plugs and perform basic adjustments like ignition timing. Of course, that doesn't mean they don't need some tweaking, here and there. [...more]

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Don’t let maintenance be a necessary evil

Don’t let maintenance be a necessary evil

Automobiles are complicated pieces of machinery that require maintenance and upkeep. Scheduled maintenance and oil changes are not enough to keep our automobiles running smoothly, Even when we do a great job at maintaining a vehicle, we still find ourselves at the mechanic from time to time. To do the best job you possibly can, we've rounded up the most frequent service occasions for you. [...more]

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Jump start your car care routine

Jump start your car care routine

Continuing with our Fall Car Care Month series, we discuss the importance of regular maintenance. Because of the high cost of vehicles and our dependence on them, logic says that we should make a priority out of vehicle maintenance. Read how you can jump start your car care routine. [...more]

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October is Fall Car Care Month

October is Fall Car Care Month

October is a great time to evaluate how you've been taking care of your vehicle, while planning for the upcoming winter. Fall Car Care Month, held in October, is part of the Car Care Council's "Be Car Care Aware" consumer education campaign. In the coming weeks, we'll bring you articles and posts about the importance of regular maintenance, the nine major service occasions, understanding tune-ups, as well as how to winterize your vehicle. [...more]

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