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Benefits Of Utilizing Professional RV Appliance Inspections

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Regardless of what type of RV you own, it probably has a lot of important appliances like refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, and air conditioners. In order to keep these parts fully functional, you should opt in to a professional inspection program. With it, you get some important things. Appliance Specialty  If you tried to inspect the appliances in your RV, there probably would be a couple that you’re not overly familiar with.…

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Things You Should Know About Oil Changes And Your Car

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Changing the oil in your car or truck serves several purposes, and they are all essential. Knowing when to change the oil, what oil to use in your engine, and the benefits of different oils are crucial to understanding why the oil change is so important to your vehicle. Oil Change Intervals Determining when to change the oil in your car is essential, and the information is easy to find. Every vehicle manufacturer includes an owner’s manual with the vehicle when it is sold, and if you bought your car new, it is most likely in the glove compartment so that you can easily access it.…

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Dealing With A Broken Window In Your Vehicle

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A broken window in your car or truck can be a significant problem, and hiring an auto glass repair service to replace it needs to be a priority. The windshield in your vehicle stays intact when it breaks, but the remaining glass will break into many small pieces and leave you unable to secure the vehicle until the new glass is installed.  Safety Glass The glass in your car or truck is made from durable tempered safety glass, and breaking it is more challenging than you might think.…

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Your Manufacturer Doesn’t Have a Recommended Transmission Drain Interval: Now What?

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Manufacturer recommendations are the best guide you can follow for vehicle maintenance, but not all automakers provide the same level of detail. If you consult your car’s manuals, you may find detailed intervals for everything from oil changes to power steering fluid flushes. On the other hand, you may discover that your manufacturer only recommends a few essential services. Occasionally draining and replacing your transmission fluid is a critical task to prolong its life and performance, but what if your manufacturer doesn’t provide a recommended service interval?…

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Auto Repairs Vehicles Need When Long Commutes Cause Wear And Tear

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If you have a long daily commute, it can cause wear on automotive components. Wear can also lead to you needing to have repairs done outside of the normal maintenance schedule of your vehicle. Here are some auto repairs that your vehicle may need due to long daily commutes: Suspension Wear and Handling Problems The suspension of your car can receive a lot of abuse during a long commute. If some of the roads you drive on during your commute are unkept—these problems can be worse.…

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Tips For Fixing Auto Body Stone Chips

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Have you noticed a lot of stone chips on the body of your car, and you want to repair them on your own? If so, it helps to know the following tips to help you do it. Get The Right Color Paint The first thing you’ll need to do is find touch-up paint that matches the color of your car. Where do you find the exact color of paint that is needed for your vehicle?…

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Brake Pad Wear And When To Get Your Brakes Repaired

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There’s a wide range to consider when you are looking at brake pads. You may need new brake pads on your vehicle as quickly as at around 25,000 miles, but they might last as long as 60,000 or more. How long your brake pads last depends on how often they are used and how abruptly you hit your brakes on a consistent basis. When you spend long miles on the highway and don’t brake often, you can expect your brakes to last on the higher end of the mileage spectrum.…

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Keep Your Commercial Vehicle Compliant With An Annual DOT Vehicle Inspection

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When you own a commercial vehicle that weighs over 10,000 pounds, the vehicle must be inspected annually by a DOT inspection service station for your vehicle to be in compliance with regulations. The yearly inspection is to ensure that your vehicle is safe to drive, that everything involved with the vehicle is in good working order. The Department of Transportation has six levels of DOT inspections, with the Level 1 North American Standard Inspection being the most comprehensive.…

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Typical Causes Of Steering Pull

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A steering pull occurs if your car tends to pull to one side even when you try to steer straightforward. A steering pull means something is wrong with your car, and it is also a safety issue. Below are some of the reasons your car might experience such an issue. Brake Drag Brake problems can also cause your car to pull to one side. The brake drag may occur only during braking, or it can occur at any time when the car is in motion.…

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Try Out an Upgraded Camping Style with a Used Fifth Wheel

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When you love camping and you have spent your vacations putting up tents and blowing up mattresses, it’s time to consider an upgrade to your camping style. If you love the outdoors but you are no longer comfortable sleeping in a tent, you can try a popup camper or fifth wheel instead. When you aren’t ready to buy a motor home but you are looking for an alternative to tent camping, a used fifth wheel can give you what you need to camp in style.…

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