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Top 5 Signals Your Car Requires a Brake Repair

Although defective brakes can turn out to be every motorist’s most horrible experience, brake repair is bone of the most frequently disregarded repairing fields. Fortunately, brakes seldom give out with an alert. Here are five indications that your vehicle’s brakes are not functioning correctly and require repairing or replacing. 1. Screeching or Scraping Sounds While…

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Selecting a Reputable Service Center

Each Fall, students make their way back to college, at times hundreds of miles away from home. They may be in a new city, where they do not know a lot of folks and are not acquainted with community organizations. Often, new motorists find themselves uncertain of how to locate a reliable, trustworthy mechanic who…

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15 Essential Tools for Emergency Car Repairs

Let us be honest – it is not cute to imagine that you have a flat tire or a dead battery, and you are stuck in the middle of the highway without any help. However, if this fictional situation motivates you to keep yourself always geared up with emergency car repairs, it is worth it…

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Ford Car Care Tips for Everyday Use

Change wipers and lights With snow and icy weather just ahead of us, you can prepare your vehicle to handle the coming winter weather. Salt from the roads can develop over time on the headlights and taillights, which restricts visibility. Plan a car wash to cleanse all the salt from your vehicle and pay awareness…

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Car Repair Lingo You Should Understand

Unless you deem yourself a car aficionado, you may discover yourself feeling a little clueless when having discussions with your mechanic. Occasionally, it can feel like you are communicating to someone using a separate language with phrases like “grease monkey,” “kickdown,” and “oversquare” zooming over your head like airplanes. With a bit of luck, this…

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How to Prolong the Lifetime of Your Brakes

Keeping your car’s brakes in excellent condition is one of the most important precautionary maintenance items for keeping yourself, your passengers, and your car safe on the highway. Your vehicle’s brake elements are not going to last indefinitely, but you can keep them properly maintained to preserve their effectiveness and make sure they keep doing…

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What’s Included in a Tune-Up?

At Beach Quick Lane, we often get asked what is included in a traditional tune-up. The answer will vary from garage to garage, but usually this is a type of precautionary and preemptive upkeep which targets problematic areas and solves small concerns, so they do not grow. Most tune ups consist of a thorough engine…

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Explanation of a 4-Wheel Alignment

Alignment basics When your alignment is off, your tires are not pointing in the same direction. This will affect 4 things: Steering Suspension Safety Durability of tires How do vehicles lose their alignment? Wheel Alignment can be thrown off by: Port holes Hitting a curb Bumping into concrete parking stalls Wear & tear – rubber…

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Proper Car Maintenance at Beach Quick Lane

1. Keep your tires in shape It is easy to take those tires for granted. But according to safercar.gov, more than 11,000 tow-away (that is, serious) crashes annually are caused, in part, by tire issues. Car maintenance is very important! Check air pressure: Underinflated tires are 3 times more likely to cause a serious accident…

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