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Dealing With Road Salt

Road salt is one of the many annoyances of having to drive your car in ice or snow. The benefit of preventing ice from forming on the road makes road salt a necessary evil. The downside is that it can ravage your paint job and cause rust fairly quickly.

Apply a wax sealant to the exterior before you set out on winter roads. This should ideally be done throughout the year to protect the paint. Inspect your car for signs of the film left behind by road salt, and ensure that each of your car's doors and trunk open…

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Repair Your Windshield Today

If your windshield is cracked or chipped, you may be thinking you must replace the entire windshield, which can cost a considerable amount of money. However, there are things you can do to have your windshield repaired at a very low price.

The most used route to repair a windshield that is cracked is windshield bonding. The process of this type of bonding is when a substance is placed in the crack in order to bond both pieces of glass together. This process may take only a few hours.  

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Understanding Winter Tires 101

Winter is officially in full swing across most parts of the nation and you will want to make sure that your vehicle is equipped to handle the rigors of the season. The used car sales team at our dealership wants to ensure that you are well-informed about the different types of tires available to you so that you can safely navigate the roads regardless of the weather conditions.

Studdable winter tires are a good choice in extreme conditions. However, many cities have banned this choice of tire so be sure to check with your local authorities. 

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Understanding Tread and Tire Pressure

While they can often be overlooked, tires are a vital part of your vehicle's ability to operate effectively. Improperly inflated tires can lead to a loss in fuel efficiency and can also be a cause of tire blowouts. Learn to spot any potential problems and save yourself aggravation down the road.

Under-inflated tires cause the tread to wear unevenly and also cause heat to build up between the tire and the road, causing the tire to wear out faster. Both instances can increase the probability of a tire blowout, which can be dangerous at high speeds.  

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