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What to Know Before Taking Your Car in for Repairs
What to Know Before Taking Your Car in for Repairs
Auto Maintenance
Published July 25th, 2018
Keeping a paid off vehicle is a great way to save some money. Unfortunately, many price-conscious drivers are also putting off needed repairs to try to save an extra buck. But putting off repairs could actually cost you more, and it puts your safety and the safety of other drivers at risk.
Dale Investigates: Diesel Dilemma
Dale Investigates: Diesel Dilemma
Auto Maintenance
Published April 21st, 2018
If you accidentally start pumping diesel into your gasoline powered car, you’re in for some expensive repairs. And if you pump gasoline into a diesel engine, the damage could be even worse! But mixing up the two pumps may be easier than you’d think.
Common Symptoms of Transmission Problems
Common Symptoms of Transmission Problems
Auto Maintenance
Published March 29th, 2018
If you hear strange noises coming from your car, or feel gears slipping or clunking, you may suspect you have transmission problems. But when is it really time to come to a mechanic, and when might you really be looking at issues with the transmission?