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How to Tell if Your Vehicle Battery Is Almost Dead

December 23, 2021 10:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With the temperatures dropping, you may be worried about whether your car will start. No one wants to turn the key and wonder, “Is my battery almost dead?” Like everything else, your battery does have a lifespan. When it goes, you’ll be in for an unexpected cost and plenty of inconvenience. If you want to know how to tell if your battery is dead or almost dead, then read on. Slow engine crank This is one of the leading signs that your battery is dying. The engine takes amperage from the battery every time the car is started. When the... View Article

Preparing Your Vehicle for Winter

December 9, 2021 10:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter is already upon us. While you’re getting ready for the holidays, don’t neglect your car or truck. There’s plenty to do when it comes to winter preparations for your car or truck. Let’s look at our leading tips on how to prepare your vehicle for winter. Winter tires You might figure that your all-weather tires are just fine. While they’ll serve you well enough in most instances, winter tires really can make all the difference in dicey situations. That’s because they provide additional traction during inclement weather—no matter if it’s snow, slush, ice or heavy winds. Make sure that... View Article

The Advantages of 24-Hour Emergency Towing Services

December 6, 2021 11:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A vehicle breakdown can occur at any time of day, and, unfortunately, it always seems to happen at the most inconvenient times (and locations) possible. For this reason, it’s important to have the number of a 24-hour towing company saved in your phone’s contacts, just in case. Here are just a few examples of some of the most significant benefits of 24-hour emergency towing services: Accidents: Disaster can strike at any time on the road. If you get into an accident and your car is no longer operable, you’ll need to have a towing company come out and remove the... View Article

Tips for Securely Towing a Motorcycle

November 22, 2021 11:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When motorcyclists get stranded on the side of the road, they might wonder what steps they should take. Towing companies are well equipped to help out stranded motorists and pull them to safety, but will the same company offer services for motorcycles? Motorcycle-safe tow companies tend to be in high demand during the main riding seasons. Any towing company that wishes to assist motorcyclists must come equipped with: Loading ramp: A loading ramp that is securable to a truck ensures the bike will be able to be loaded safely and efficiently. Without adequate loading ramps that properly secure to the... View Article

How to Determine if It’s Worth Repairing Your Car

September 21, 2021 10:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Is your old car worth repairing, or are you better off cutting the check for a new ride? It’s a common question for many drivers, and the answer depends greatly on your individual situation. Read on to get a basic understanding of the situations when a car is not worth repairing. The cost of repairs exceeds the value of the car Are car repairs always worth the cost? A lot depends on the value of your car. If you’ve visited your local mechanic and received an estimate for repairs that comes close to the resale value of your car, it’s... View Article

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