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Is It Time for an Oil Change?
Is It Time for an Oil Change?
Auto Maintenance
Published November 3rd, 2019
Running on old engine oil—or, even worse, too little engine oil—can damage your car and reduce its lifespan. So don’t take a chance. Always keep track of your engine oil, and when it’s time for an oil change, reach out to a TrustDALE certified oil change specialist like Havoline xpress lube.
Dale Investigates: Faulty Filter
Dale Investigates: Faulty Filter
Auto Maintenance
Published January 27th, 2019
An oil change should be a pretty simple procedure. So imagine the surprise of one couple when a simple oil change led to a busted engine!
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?
How To Find The Best Automotive Services In Atlanta
How To Find The Best Automotive Services In Atlanta
Auto Maintenance
Published October 30th, 2017
While owning a vehicle has basically become an unquestionable need for people of all ages, it does come with a few downsides, the main negative being the inevitable need for automotive repair and maintenance services.
When To Service Your Transmission
When To Service Your Transmission
Auto Maintenance
Published August 9th, 2017
Servicing your transmission as needed is an important way to avoid larger, more costly repairs in the future. 
5 Reasons Why You Should Have An Oil Change For Your Car Right Now
Auto Maintenance
Published February 3rd, 2016
Car manufacturers are increasingly making claims about low car maintenance costs by lowering down the number of visits you need to make to the mechanic. Technology is fast advancing, yes, but the myth about now having to get an oil change at 15,000 miles needs to be debunked.
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