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Your Proactive Auto Maintenance Guide to Brake Pads

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Everyone can agree that brakes are a critical care need. It’s easy to take for granted the fact that your vehicle is going to stop when you press the brake pedal, and all it takes is one or more components to fail to place you in a terrifying or even lethal situation, fast! This is why you have to maintain your brakes, replace them when they are worn, and make sure they are operating correctly at all times. The condition of your brakes is not something you can let go of in terms of regular maintenance, due to the severity of the consequences should something fail. That’s why proactive maintenance is critical for your brakes to continue functioning reliably, for the life of your vehicle (and everyone inside of it!).

Need Hybrid Car Repair in Boise?

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Hybrid vehicle maintenance or repair is often seen as being expensive and hard to find a location that knows how to provide the right kind of maintenance.

Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance: Info & Tips

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If you're considering buying a hybrid vehicle (or already have one parked in your driveway) but aren't sure how you'll maintain it, don't worry--it's not as difficult as you might think.

Winter Driving Tips to Get You There Safely

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It's that time of year again: winter weather is coming, and it's coming fast. Are you (and your car) ready for the perils of driving on snowy, icy, and just plain cold roads? Here are a few winter driving tips to keep you safe and cozy this season!

What Proactive Vehicle Maintenance Is [& Why it Matters]

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With winter weather almost upon us (and, on some days, already upon us), it's more important than ever to make sure your car is up to the challenge.

Don't Drive on an Empty Tank!

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Have you ever been driving along, maybe with your windows open and maybe singing your favorite song at the top of your lungs, only to see your gas light come on?

Which Auto Maintenance Services You Need

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When it comes to our personal health, we might take vitamins or go to the gym (or at least pay for a gym membership and set an alarm and plan to go). So what do we do for our cars to make sure their engines stay healthy so they can get us where we're going for years to come?

6 Signs Your Car's Suspension Needs To Be Checked

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Most of us don't think about our car's suspension until a problem suddenly gets our attention. Then it's impossible to think about anything else when you're driving down the highway.

Independent Auto Shops Vs. Dealerships

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Have you been taking your car or truck to a dealership but are wondering what to do now that the new-car or dealership-extended warranty has expired?

4 Ways to Maximize Hybrid Fuel Efficiency

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Hybrid and electric cars have become popular for many people over the past decade as concerns regarding the environment and fuel efficiency drive increasingly drive consumer choices. Switching to a hybrid vehicle comes with several incredible benefits when it comes to paying at the pump and reducing your impact on the environment. Hybrid vehicles aren’t just an economically good choice over the long run, they are also a socially conscious way to contribute to fewer emissions and lessen your fossil fuel consumption.