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Blowouts Aren’t as Fun as they Sound!

Blowouts are one of the leading causes of serious accidents in Waco. Sadly, it’s one of the easiest things to prevent 99% of the time. Ensure the safety of you, your loved ones and your fellow drivers by following these simple steps to ensure the health of your tires.

Checking Pressure (wait 3 hours for cool-down after driving)

Using an analog or digital gauge, test the pressure of each tire. Ideal pressure is listed in the manual, or on the door sill, fuel door or glove box. For every 10 degrees warmer or cooler than average temperature, add or…

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Get Comfort and Convenience With the Mitsubishi Outlander


For several years, the Mitsubishi Outlander has been a popular SUV in the American market. The Outlander is notable for its well-designed exterior and for its spacious interior. There are several features on the Outlander that make this a comfortable and convenient vehicle to operate.

The Mitsubishi Outlander is equipped with features to help in cold and frosty weather. The vehicle has a heated steering wheel to help warm cold hands. The front windshield has a wiper de-icer. The ice and snow won't be able to freeze down your wipers when they are needed most. 
 
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The Importance of Maintaining Correct Car Tire Pressure


Riding on car tires that do not have the right tire pressure is more damaging than you might realize. These are a few things to consider about maintaining the correct tire pressure in your vehicle's tires.

If you travel on car tires that are underinflated, this means more of the tire tread is now in contact with the surface of the road. Not only will the tires begin wearing faster, those areas along the side that usually don't contact the road are thinner and could result in a tire blowout.

If there's too much air in the…
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It is Important to Maintain the Vehicle Battery

Your vehicle depends on the battery for many things, such as powering the vehicle upon start-up and sending energy to the many electrical components that reside within your vehicle. If the battery isn't functioning at full power, the vehicle will have trouble starting and maintaining power.

Proper battery maintenance consists of checking the battery's charge with a voltmeter, clearing corrosion from the terminals and checking the battery cable ends for wear and tear. Checking the battery before extreme weather begins and before undertaking a long trip is always a good idea...

 

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Is Steam Rising From Your Engine? Here's Why

Have you ever seen steam rising from your engine? It's a scary situation, isn't it? If you've been in this situation, then you know that your engine was overheating, and there's a good chance that you'd like to know why an engine overheats. Here are a few of the most common reasons.

One of the most common reasons that you might have an engine that is overheated is that your coolant is low. If you've checked and your coolant is low, you could have a leak in your radiator. Extreme heat outside will also…

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When a Fuel Pump Needs Maintenance

A fuel pump is a very important automotive component that distributes gasoline to various engine components. If you want to protect your engine, you must understand the signs that mean that a fuel pump needs to be replaced or repaired.

As a car speeds on the road, a fuel pump will function improperly whenever it has some kind of mechanical issue. Depending on the hardware, a typical car may sputter after the fuel pump malfunctions. This process happens because the fuel in the pump can't effectively reach the engine.

In many cases, when a fuel pump needs to be…

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Proper Tire Pressure

Tires must have the appropriate amount of air installed to prevent under or overinflation. When tires are underinflated, the outer edges of the tire make more contact with the road, which causes undue wear. When overinflated, the centers of the tire all that make contact with the road, which wears that portion of the tire faster in addition to providing less traction. Improperly inflated tires are a road hazard, reduce the life of the tire and can interfere with gas mileage.

A simple tire gauge allows owners to check tire pressure periodically to ensure the best performance. 

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Why Changing Your Car's Battery Is Important


Electricity plays a vital role in the processes that enable your vehicle to move effortlessly down the road. Without it, a car simply cannot move. Your car's battery is the tool which allows for this to happen. But how does it work?

When you put your keys in the ignition and begin your commute, the car battery's stored electricity is responsible for turning on the car. A standard lead-acid battery consists of three parts:
  • Cathodes
  • Anodes
  • Electrolyte Mixture
In simple terms, these parts control the flow of electrons in a series of cells that total an average of…
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Horsepower And Modern Machines

Horsepower will get you everywhere, but where do you want to go?

If you've ever thought about the meaning of horsepower, don’t you think it's time to learn more about where the term originated?

Horsepower is the term used to describe the power of a given vehicle or machine. It originated in the 18th century when James Watt was attempting to find a way to sell the steam engines he had designed. He knew that people were already using horses to pull wagons, buggies and farming equipment, so he chose to establish a measurement to explain their…
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Efficiency Starts With Our Service Team


Efficiency starts with our service team. Our expertly trained technicians want to get to know you and your vehicle. We take those extra steps to make sure your car, truck or SUV is prepared for the road. That efficiency often starts with our online service scheduler. It's an easy to use tool our customers love.

You can schedule your next service appointment with just a few clicks. You don't have to call during the hectic portion of your day. You can just log on and select from the available options. You find the time frame that meets your…
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