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Maintaining a Vehicle During COVID-19

April 14, 2020 9:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Like most people in America, you’re probably spending a lot more time at home these days thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re suddenly storing your car in Salt Lake City, UT, it’s important to keep up on your vehicle maintenance, so that you avoid nasty surprises the next time you go to drive your car. If you think it’s going to be more than a month between drives, you’ll need to make sure you’re storing your car properly. Here’s what to do beforehand: Wash and dry thoroughly: Don’t put your car away dirty, unless you want to damage the... View Article

What to Do When Someone Uses Your Driveway

April 2, 2020 12:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Having an off-street parking spot is a major luxury if you live in a busy area—just ask anyone who doesn’t have one! But that driveway parking spot isn’t very helpful if other drivers use your spot or park in a way that obstructs access to your driveway. This post will teach you about towing from a driveway in Salt Lake City, UT and how to deal with those rude vehicle owners: Confront the guilty party: Ideally, you’ll be able to catch the person in the act of parking in or in front of your driveway. Though it may be awkward,... View Article

Steps to Take When You Get a Flat Tire

March 19, 2020 12:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Let’s hope you never get a flat tire when you’re driving down the road, but if it does happen, it’s vital that you know what to do. This post will teach you everything you need to know about fixing a flat tire in Salt Lake City, UT: Always have the right tools: Properly fixing a flat tire begins before your tire even goes flat. Your car’s supply kit should always include a spare tire, a jack, a tire iron and a brick to keep the car in place. It may also be a good idea to carry some road flares... View Article

Newest Recall to the Hyundai Elantra

March 2, 2020 9:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

First launched in 1990, when the mid-sized sedan ruled the world, the Elantra has remained a staple of South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai’s lineup since it hit the market. Thirty years and three new models later, the Elantra remains a frequent sight on the road in Utah and the rest of the United States. As with nearly every vehicle on the market, however, the Elantra’s design isn’t perfect. As of early February 2020, a Hyundai Elantra recall in Salt Lake City, UT has gone into effect. An ABS issue Over the course of the last two years, engineers at Hyundai... View Article

Will the United States Phase Out Gas-Powered Vehicles?

February 17, 2020 9:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

For as long as the automobile has existed, the United States has prided itself on being a nation of car drivers. As a country, we’re big and spread out, but our highway system makes it a breeze to travel 3,000 miles coast to coast. Our cities are even built for drivers. Now, however, that image of gas engines roaring down the open road is facing some resistance. Around the world, governments are enacting plans to not only support the creation and purchase of electric vehicles, but to actively ban gasoline engines. With the tide turning against traditional automobiles, it begs... View Article

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