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How to Find Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

How to Find Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

Major automakers all offer electric vehicles in their lineups and sales of EVs are climbing. One thing that many people wonder is how to find charging stations to plug in your vehicle. Plugging In First of all, most EV drivers charge their vehicles at home when they are not using them. It is most common to plug in after you get home from work and then the car is fully charged when you need it again in the morning. But…

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How to Spring Clean Your Car

How to Spring Clean Your Car

You’ve heard of spring cleaning for your home, but have you ever thought to spring clean your car? You can get your car ready for summer road trips, spring sports, and every other ride by taking on these three simple steps towards a cleaner car. Wash the Exterior A good spring cleaning starts with a clean exterior. With the weather warm enough to avoid freezing, take your car into a car wash, or wash at home with car wash soap…

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Proper Brake Maintenance

Proper Brake Maintenance

Your vehicle’s brakes are an essential component of safe driving. As such, it’s important to practice responsible, consistent brake maintenance to keep your car’s brakes in the best working condition possible. Learn to drive the right way A big part of brake maintenance is learning how to treat the brakes well on a daily basis. Don’t drive in ways that will wear them down more quickly. Think of it this way — the more and harder you use the brakes,…

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Car Maintenance Tips

Car Maintenance Tips

Proper car maintenance starts with you. Whether you’re ready to take on DIY tasks like oil changes, or just want to be aware of what your car needs to stay in good condition, this guide will start you on the right path. Read the owner’s manual The best way to provide proper car for your vehicle is to become acquainted with it. Read through its owner’s manual to learn about its recommended maintenance schedule. Use the manual to learn about…

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How to Prepare Your Car for Summer

How to Prepare Your Car for Summer

Hot summer weather puts its own set of demands on your vehicle, and you want to make sure that you prepare your vehicle so it can be ready to meet them. Here are a few suggestions on how to prepare your car for summer. Keep the heat down: In the summer, your cooling system is of the utmost importance. Before the hot weather hits, you should check the radiator for leaks or breakage, and make sure that you have adequate amounts…

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Keep Cold Weather Car Problems at Bay

Keep Cold Weather Car Problems at Bay

You might think that because we’re in the South, we’re exempt from weather-related car troubles in the winter, but that’s not necessarily the case. Vehicles can have all kinds of cold weather car problems even when there’s no snow and ice on the ground, so it’s best to be prepared.   Check Your Battery The battery is often the number one car part that suffers when temperatures plummet, as extreme temperatures affect battery capacity. Have your battery checked as soon…

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