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Do I Need Professional Auto Repair Services?

Updated March 16th, 2017

Purcellville, Virginia - Drivers - much like other cities in the U.S. - rarely want to deal with auto repairs, as they tend to be time-consuming and costly. Choosing a reliable Fairfax auto shop that employs ASE Certif ...

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Driving in the Rain Safety Tips

Updated March 16th, 2017

Herndon, Virginia - Everyone knows that it's much better to avoid driving in heavy rain conditions rather than taking unnecessary chances. However, this option isn't always available. For this reason there are some driving in the rain safety tips you should consider, because they dramatically lower the risk of getting into an accident.

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How Do I Know When I Need New Brake Pads?

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Updated March 15th, 2017
Let's admit it--most of us don't think about the brakes on our car that often, but they're definitely one of the main things you would never wa ...
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What's the Difference Between Synthetic Oil and Conventional Oil?

There is some debate today over the mileage at which engine oil should be changed. Traditional advice says 3,000 miles while modern car experts and manufacturers recommend 7,000 miles to 10,000 miles. But mileage is not the only thing you need to decide in regards to your engine oil, you also have to choose between two types of oil; conventional or regular and synthetic.

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Why Do I need to Change my Car's Air Filter?

The air filter is a component of a car engine that guards against entry of airborne particles such as dust, leaves, pollen and sand. This keeps the engine running smoothly and prevents engine damage that could be caused by these particles and others. When you visit your local auto repair shop your mechanic may mention your air filter is dirty and recommend the filter be changed.

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