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What to do if Your Car Overheats

When the mercury begins to rise outside, it’s common for car engines to get overly toasty too. Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to make sure a temporary jump in temperature doesn’t lead to long-lasting trouble. To … Continue reading

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Types of Exhaust Smoke

Blue/Gray Smoke: Blue/gray exhaust smoke is an indication of oil burning in the combustion chamber. These are possible symptoms and causes: Valve Seals: Leaking valve seals will cause blue/gray exhaust smoke. Valve Guides: Excessive clearance between the valve stem and … Continue reading

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Service for you and your vehicle

Our certified technicians only use state-of-the-art technology to perform any type of service your vehicle may require, from routine maintenance to major repairs. We are located in Chesapeake Virginia, just minutes away from anywhere in Norfolk County. We truly believe … Continue reading

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Time to Change Your Vehicle’s Cabin Air Filter

Cabin air filters clean the incoming air and remove allergens, and according to the Car Care Council, should be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, or per the owner’s manual. The cabin air filter helps trap pollen, bacteria, dust and … Continue reading

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Check Your Tires for Wear and Tear

It only takes a penny to see if your tires are worn or losing tread. Examining your tires for wear and tear, along with checking tire pressure and alignment, are essential to ensuring your vehicle’s safety on the road and … Continue reading

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Avoid Surprise, Winterize

Battery – Cold weather is hard on batteries, so it’s wise to check the battery and charging system for optimum performance. Because batteries don’t always give warning signs before they fail, it is advisable to replace batteries that are more … Continue reading

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Basic Auto Care Many Drivers Miss

Fluids and lubricants rank among the most neglected items when it comes to basic auto care. Community car care events held throughout the country found that the top-three fluids most likely to be low or contaminated are windshield washer fluid … Continue reading

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