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Check Vehicle A/C and Stay Cool on the Road

Imagine being stuck in traffic on a 90-degree day when your vehicle’s air conditioning system malfunctions. With summer heating up, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends that motorists be car care aware and have their A/C system checked to make sure it is working properly. “As the weather turns warmer, the last thing anyone wants to be is hot under the collar in their vehicle when they are driving to work or on a family vacation,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Making sure your A/C system is working properly will keep you and your passenge ... read more

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When Should I Rotate My Tires?

Have you gotten around to rotating your tires lately? If not, we’re here to explain why it should be a top priority. Your tires play a vital role in keeping you safe on the road. Much of today’s advanced safety technology relies on your tires to be effective. Think of it like this: If you’re trying to change lanes on the highway, and you’re alerted to a vehicle in your blind spot, you may have to quickly pull back into your own lane. You’ll want your tires to be at their best for that kind of maneuver. Why Should I Rotate My Tires? Because tires are softer than ... read more

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3 Car-Related Ways to Spend a Tax Refund

April 15 has come and gone, which means millions of Americans have filed their tax returns and are anxiously waiting for their refunds to come through. For many, the prospect of getting money back is the only bright point in this otherwise chaotic period. But the effort that goes into filing taxes may be worthwhile for individuals across the country.  Yahoo Autos reported that the Internal Revenue Service will pay an average refund of $2,815 to each filer. That ... read more

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Avoid These Driving-Related Infractions to Keep Your Insurance Down

If you're running late to your scheduled maintenance appointment, try to resist the urge to speed up. Minor infractions, such as speeding and reckless driving, shouldn't be glossed over because they're less dangerous than more extreme violations. These small penalties can still wreak havoc on your insurance, causing you to pay up to 21 percent more on your insurance as a result.  According to The Columbus Dispatch ... read more

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9 Ways to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

Hybrid and electric cars aren't for everyone. For one, it's expensive, and not everyone is ready or even able to switch over to battery power. Luckily, you don't need the latest Tesla to cut down on your car's carbon footprint. Here are nine proven ways to make your car more eco-friendly, regardless of make, model, or year. Fill Under-inflated Tires When was the last time you checked your tire pressure? Under-inflated tires don't roll as efficiently as fully inflated ones, so your engine has to work harder to get them moving. That mean ... read more

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