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January 11, 2023
Safe Driving Practices in the Snow

Whether you know how to handle your vehicle in the snow or not, it’s always beneficial to refresh yourself on driving safely in snowy conditions. Sometimes lack of experience is problematic, but other times overconfidence is the culprit. Here are some great winter driving tips from Car and Driver Drive smoothly: Gentle movements, gradual acceleration […]

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December 11, 2022
Mileage Maintenance Checklist

Just like your body, your vehicle needs some TLC through reliable checkups. Routine maintenance is required for all vehicles, and the needs will vary with every make and model. But keep in mind, your vehicle’s health also relies on how you drive your car. Let’s be honest, some of us are much harder on vehicles […]

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November 11, 2022
Maintenance for Electric Vehicles

The electric vehicle market skyrocketed in the last few years in Utah. In June earlier this year, the Salt Lake Tribune wrote an article on the vehicle boom saying Utahns are adding more vehicles than people right now. Their article reported: “According to Utah Division of Motor Vehicle statistics, registrations for electric vehicles are up 560% […]

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October 3, 2022
Classic Cars Need Specific Care

Your classic car is your baby. You do not want to trust it to anyone but a true professional who knows and appreciates all its purrs and growls. You’ve probably spent countless hours (and loads of money) getting that hot rod up and running at tip-top shape, and we’re sure you ride around in it […]

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September 5, 2022
Cool Car Facts

The auto industry has its fair share of incredible stories. The first automobile was invented in Germany in the 1800s, but America quickly dominated the industry in the beginning of the twentieth century. In the 1920s, the auto industry was the backbone of consumer society across the country, and in the early 1980s, one out […]

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August 1, 2022
Overheated Car? Here’s What to Do

Nothing ruins a road trip like your car overheating in an unknown place. Not only is an overheated engine inconvenient, it’s also scary and potentially dangerous. Engines overheat for a variety of reasons, such as a cooling system leak or malfunction preventing heat from escaping the engine compartment, a broken radiator fan or water pump, […]

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July 1, 2022
Cars and Summer Heat

When you plan to spend the day outside in the summer heat, you probably take a few minutes to get prepared with water, sunscreen, a hat or umbrella, or other items to protect you from the sun. Well, your car needs some TLC in the summer too, because it doesn’t particularly love the effects of […]

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June 1, 2022
What’s That Smell?

You may get an odd whiff from time to time while in your car, and it’s not always the fast-food bag you left in the back seat. It’s a good idea to pay attention to new or consistent smells coming from your car. Here are five smells to pay attention to and get remedied before […]

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May 23, 2022
Get Ready for Road Trip Season

The kids are almost out of school for the summer and it’s a great time to get thinking of a few road trips. Whether you’re planning to travel the entire continent or staying in our beautiful state of Utah, being prepared will make your trip more enjoyable. Before you get out there, take some time […]

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April 1, 2022
Potholes Wreak Havoc on Vehicles

Utah roads have a lot of potholes, but our state is not in top 10 in the US with the worst potholes. According to Google ranks, the worst states for potholes are New York at 10, then Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, Nebraska, Michigan, Indiana, and Washington at number one. Potholes can wreak havoc on […]

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