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Talking About Automotive Upkeep

Hello, my name is Sigmund. Welcome to my site about automotive upkeep. I would like to share my journey of automobile ownership and upkeep. The time and money you put into your car, truck or van will pay you back in the long run. You can save money over the years by keeping your old car chugging along. You just need to complete regular maintenance and perform repairs in a timely manner to keep your car running right. I will cover all of the different tasks you need to complete on this site. I hope you will follow along to learn more. Thanks.

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Should You Call For A Tow In The Snow?

16 September 2020
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Calling in a tow truck can sometimes feel like admitting defeat. Once you place that call, you know your vehicle won't be making it home under its own power. While it's understandable to feel this way, the reality is that towing is often the safest, most cost-effective way to get your car out of a challenging situation. Getting stuck in snowy conditions can be especially frustrating and potentially dangerous. Knowing when to call for a tow can help you to get home safely on even the snowiest nights. Read More …

3 Tips To Help Avoid Some Of The Most Common Winter Car Troubles And Engine Damage

15 January 2018
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Cold weather that has come in winter can be extremely hard on cars. Some simple maintenance and common sense will help prevent damage to your cars engine during cold weather. You want to make sure you have maintenance like antifreeze checked and the oil changed when the weather is extremely cold. Here are some tips that will help you with some of the most common cold weather car troubles and avoid engine damage: Read More …

2 Reasons To Retread The Tires On Your Commercial Truck

10 May 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If your commercial truck's tires are showing signs of wear and tear, you might be thinking about replacing them. After all, as you probably already know, worn-out tires can cause all sorts of problems; they can cause your commercial truck to not get the same fuel efficiency that it would with good tires, they can affect the way that the vehicle rides and drives and they can make your truck a lot more dangerous. Read More …

Animal Owners: 4 Horse Trailer Mistakes That Can Lead To Serious Injuries

12 May 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

Two million people in the United States own just over 9 million horses, and the horse industry brings significant revenue to the country, raising nearly $40 billion annually. Unsurprisingly, as part of this thriving industry, owners must often move their horses around, and horse trailers are a common sight on American roads. Nonetheless, if you don't handle the trailer and its contents correctly, you can seriously injure your horse. Find out about four common mistakes horse trailer owners make that can easily lead to serious injuries for their horses. Read More …

3 Signs To Look For When Buying A Used Car You Suspect May Have Been Submerged During A Flood

26 April 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

If you have found a used car you are thinking about buying, you may be concerend about the possibility of it having sustained flood damage, especially if you live in an area prone to floods. If so, look for the following signs that the car may have been submerged in water during a flood. Make Sure All Of The VIN Numbers Match While the VIN number is typically viewable on the dashboard, it can also be found in other areas of the car, such as on the door frame or engine. Read More …