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4 Ways To Make Sure Your Transmission Lasts

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Replacing a transmission can be a large expense, which is why you want to make sure that you take proper care of your transmission so that you can avoid having to replace it and can instead just focus on maintaining your transmission. Keep Your Transmission Fluid Full As you go about your daily life, getting in and out of your vehicle, it can be easy to forget about the important fluids that keep your vehicle running.…

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The Pros And Cons Of A DPF And EGR Delete

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Today’s diesel-powered trucks come with two notable pieces of emissions equipment: a diesel particulate filter and an exhaust gas recirculation valve. Both components are tasked with reducing the level of pollutants produced by diesel engines. However, many truck owners feel that this comes at the expense of overall performance. DPF and EGR delete kits are a popular way for truck owners to get significant performance gains from their diesel engines. Like every other vehicle modification, a DPF/EGR delete comes with its share of advantages and drawbacks.…

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Should Your Transmission Be Replaced Or Repaired?

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Is your car having a problem related to the transmission? If so, one question you’ll certainly have is if it is time to replace or repair this important part of your car. While your initial thought may lean toward repairing the transmission to save money, that may not always be the most logical option. Here are some thing to keep in mind when weight your options between repair or replacement.…

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4 Tips For Effective Fleet Truck Maintenance

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Companies invest a lot of money into fleet trucks, so it is essential to properly maintain them so they can be driven regularly and perform without any issues up until the point that they are scheduled to be replaced. Making fleet maintenance a priority will help ensure that each truck in your company’s fleet is available when it is needed. Use the following tips for more effective fleet truck maintenance.…

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3 Auto Body Improvements That Help Improve Performance And Handling

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When you need to have auto body repairs done, there are many choices of improvements that can be done. Many of the repairs that you have done to the body of your car can help improve performance and handling, such as using lightweight panels to reduce weight or adding a spoiler to improve handling. Here are some of the auto body repairs and improvements that will improve the performance of your car:…

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New, Used Or Rebuilt? How To Decide Which Transmission Replacement Option Is Right For You

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One of the worst things you can hear from your mechanic is that your car’s transmission is busted — repairs and replacements are expensive and labor intensive. Thankfully, you have a few options available to your when your car needs a new transmission. You can either replace it with a new or used transmission or you can have your car’s existing transmission rebuilt by a professional mechanic. To help you decide on which option is right for both your car and your wallet, here’s how they compare.…

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Three End Of Winter Vehicle Maintenance Tasks

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The winter season can be hard on the internal components of your vehicle, as the low temperature and the poor driving conditions can drastically increase the amount of stress that your vehicle experiences. By the end of the winter season, your vehicle may be in dire need of maintenance to get it back to prime working condition again. Understanding what some of the most important end of season maintenance tasks are can help you complete them early and ensure that your vehicle is ready to handle the good summer weather.…

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4 Warning Signs Your Truck Need Repairs

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Being able to go where you need to each day is essential. This can allow you to get to work or enjoy your time off and spend time shopping. Having a truck to make your trips possible is sure to be foremost on your mind. It’s critical to keep this mode of transportation in good shape, or you could end up being stranded on the side of the road. Being aware of warning signs your truck may need some attention by a mechanic is sure to be helpful to you.…

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Think You Need An Oil Change? Know What To Look For

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One kind of car maintenance that is very important to have done is an oil change. While this is something that can easily be forgotten throughout the year, not changing the oil can lead to engine problems that can lead to an expensive repair or replacement. Here are some things to look for to tell if you need an oil change. The Color and Texture of the Oil  A lot can be said about the engine oil simply by looking at the oil.…

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3 Things To Know Before Having Your Car Repaired

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Unfortunately, even if you are a careful driver, accidents can still happen. Most drivers will be involved in a collision at some point. In fact, on average there are a whopping 6 million car accidents each year in the US alone. Getting into an accident often leads to damage to your vehicle and even injury to yourself or other passengers. Dealing with the aftermath of an accident can be a hassle, especially if your vehicle needs collision repair.…

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