The Importance of Proper Wheel Alignment

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When you’re driving here in Gloucester County, you’ve enough to worry about with road conditions, other drivers and various hazards to contend with. As such, your own vehicle’s health and drivability should be one thing you don’t have to worry about and keeping up with your maintenance schedule is the best way to avoid this

The Timing Belt – Keeping your Engine in Sync

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Modern car engines are highly-sophisticated pieces of engineering that have dozens of components working together to produce motion. What’s perhaps most amazing is that there’s one part that is in charge of keeping your engine in sync: the timing belt. The force that makes your engine move your car is a series of tiny controlled

Three Fluids to Check this Month

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In order to run smoothly, your vehicle’s engine is dependent upon countless moving parts and fluids. Just like the components in your engine, vehicle fluids need to be tended to regularly in order to ensure they’re in good working order and can perform their particular functions at a high level. With that in mind, here

Don’t Skimp On Brake Repair!

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While you may be unaware of it, many self-advertised “cheap brake repair shops” sell parts and/or services that simply aren’t needed. Fortunately, there several steps that you can take to protect yourself from these kinds of scams (beyond simply not visiting a shady brake shop). Every time you take your car in to have your

Summertime Glove Compartment Guide

Road trip with friends? Weekend at Buckroe Beach or in the Blue Ridge Mountains? No matter what your summertime plans are, it’s likely that you’ll spend a lot of it in your car driving from Point A to Point B. In addition to your regular year-around car safety must-haves in your car, below is a

Five Reasons for Steering Wheel Shakes

On good road surfaces, cars are meant to drive smooth and steady. However, most people have experienced steering wheel vibrations at one time or another. Car parts can break or fail after continued use, and it’s not uncommon for car components to need to be replaced. Because your steering wheel is your connection to both

Improve Your MPG This Summer

Summer has officially arrived in Gloucester County and while we’re all enjoying the warm weather and beach time, the hottest season of the year can also wreak havoc on your vehicle’s gas mileage. Here are a few tips on how to avoid racking up extra fuel costs when you’re on the road this summer: Check

Vehicle Belt Factoids

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As we celebrate National Car Care Month in April, here are a few factoids about your vehicle’s belts to keep in mind: • Belts in today’s vehicles are designed to last for years, and you may even know people who haven’t ever replaced them • But if you ever hear a loud, sharp squealing come

Exhaust System Maintenance

Your vehicle’s exhaust system is one of those things you don’t notice… until you do. Maybe you’ll smell leaking fluids. Or hear loud clicking and noises from the engine. Or see a billowing cloud of grey or green smoke lingering behind you on the road. When everything is working properly, you’ll hardly ever have a

Driving in the Rain

As we head towards spring, there are bound to be a few rainstorms heading our way in the coming weeks here in Gloucester County. When you’re confronted with wet road conditions and limited visibility due to precipitation while driving, here are few things you should keep in mind in order to stay safe: Drive in