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How Temperature Extremes Affect Your Battery

Weather extremes are hard on many systems in your car, especially the battery. Vital for providing that first spark that gets your engine running, your battery can leave you stranded unexpectedly when it fails. Regularly servicing it and getting an inspection when you're headed into the winter and summer seasons will keep it running smoothly.

Winter's harsh temperatures affect the electrolyte fluid inside your battery, causing it to freeze if it is already weakening and demanding more than it is capable of delivering when running multiple systems in subzero temperatures. In the...

 

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Making a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

Avoid the very worst of being stranded in the snow by equipping your car with an emergency kit filled with useful items.

Prepare for a puncture by keeping a tire gauge, portable electric tire pump, foaming tire sealant and necessary tools on hand. Include useful items like duct tape, a flashlight, a tow rope, jumper cables and a fire extinguisher. To keep you from getting stuck, pack a shovel and a heavy bag of kitty litter in your trunk. Not only will the weight of it help keep your car stable, but you can also scatter it on snow or…
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How to Clean Your Car In Minutes

Your car will generally look better and last longer when you take the time to clean it regularly. The good news is that you only need to spend a few minutes to get rid of loose junk or to clean glass or leather surfaces.

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Understanding Car Alignment

Regardless of the type of car or truck that you drive in Wilmington, DE, it's important that all four wheels are properly aligned. The angles of the wheels are measured by their camber, caster, and toe. Each of these measurements ensures that the wheel is properly positioned relative to the frame of the vehicle and the other tires. 

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What You May Need for A Tailgate Party

Whether this is your first time tailgating or you are a tailgating veteran, there are plenty of things that you can learn in order to make your experience the best possible. With tailgating, you are going to need a few materials in order to make sure that you are going to enjoy yourself.

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Understanding Vehicle Warranties

There is a lot of technology in vehicles that are on the road today. If there is a problem, it can cost a lot of money in repairs. It's important that you have a warranty on your vehicle, and it's important that you know what the warranty on your vehicle covers and for how long.

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Brake Pads Key Component In Stopping Your Vehicle

The ability to brake quickly and easily is paramount to your safety while driving. One of the key components of your braking system that allows you to stop the car is the brake pads. Our service technicians at Cox Auto Group want you to understand more about how brake pads work so you'll understand the importance of keeping them in good repair.

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The Knowledge Needed For the Pickup Truck Life

If you have a pickup truck or are thinking about living the lifestyle of a pickup trucker, then you are going to have to make sure that you have all of the definition straight. For one thing, you can be making a major misstep that can cause a lot of damage to your truck.

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Car Detailing: Controlling Pet Hair

Do not despair if you notice tons of extra pet hair in your car after riding with your dog. You can enjoy time on the road with your furry companion and still keep your car tidy with these helpful hints for eliminating pet hair.

Give your pet a good brushing before they even set foot in your car. 

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