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Breakdown Breakdown

breakdown

A breakdown can affect drivers at any time during any season. One minute you’re driving your kids to school, heading to work, or running errands and the next your car is emitting smoke, forcing you to pull off the road immediately. A total disaster? It doesn’t have to be. Remaining calm and being equipped with

How Replacing your Timing Belt can Save you Money

The first time most drivers think about the timing belt in their vehicle is when the manufacturer’s recommend maintenance schedule says it needs to be replaced. Other drivers aren’t so lucky. These drivers are often lamenting a problem they didn’t know they had when the timing belt brakes and leaves them stranded on the road

Waxing vs. Polishing Your Car

waxing vs polishing

Car wax and car polish are two of the many products used to protect your vehicle and keep it looking good. Unfortunately, there is a common misconception among car owners about these products and what they are used for. So, what’s the difference between washing vs. polishing? And what’s right for your car? Polish A

Brake Failure Warning Signs

One of the scariest scenarios that can happen to a driver is brake failure. You don’t want to be driving down a steep hill and all-of-a-sudden lose your ability to stop. As such, if you’re car owner you should be on the lookout for signs of brake system failure, including the following: Vibrations If you

Six Ways You Could be Killing Your Car

maintenance

Whether you own a new car or an older model, your car requires regular care and maintenance in order to stay safely on the roads. Ignoring warning signs and key services is the quickest way to send a vehicle to an early grave… The Car Care Council offers the following warnings about 6 ways you

Three Steps for a Clean Car

waxing vs polishing

It’s officially springtime in Gloucester County, which means it’s time to start your spring cleaning. This year, don’t forget about your vehicle! Follow these three steps to get your car looking good this spring: Step 1: Scrub the exterior. The same contaminants and salt can damage your vehicle’s paint, so wash the exterior too! Pay

What is a Serpentine Belt?

serpentine belt

Your vehicle contains complex systems of electronics, belts, hoses, and mechanics to move you along the road. Because it is so complex, it’s important to keep up with preventative maintenance – even for the parts you may not have heard of, like the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt connects the alternator, power steering, and A/C

Keep it Cool

transmission

Your vehicle’s transmission is responsible for adapting speed and torque, deftly shifting gears to ensure that the right amount of power is going to the right place and your wheels can rotate properly to make forward propulsion possible. Since it’s such a vital component and is used with great regularity, your vehicle’s transmission can sometimes

Oil Loss Prevention

oil loss

The vast majority of cars experience oil loss at some point. Usually it is through small drips and minor leaks that can be prevented, but in some cases oil leaks require immediate attention from an ASE-Certified Technician. An improperly sealed drain bolt is the most common leak. When having an oil change performed, your oil

The Importance of Proper Wheel Alignment

wheel alignment

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