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Our Top Fall Car Maintenance Tips

September 7, 2021 10:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As fall approaches, is your car ready for the change in weather? Seasonal changes affect vehicles in a variety of ways, from changes in tire pressure to thickening of fluids. What car maintenance should be done in the fall? Read on to learn about the most important things to check on your car this fall. Fluids Some of the most basic things to check on your car during the fall are the fluids. Your car has a variety of fluids that cool, lubricate and perform other important tasks to keep your vehicle running smoothly on the road. When the weather... View Article

When Should You Tip a Tow Truck Driver?

August 20, 2021 8:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Tipping at a restaurant is the standard practice in America. In fact, anyone who doesn’t tip their server is seen as a rude customer. But are you supposed to tip a tow truck driver? And if so, how much are you supposed to tip AAA? Since calling tow trucks isn’t as common as dining out, many drivers don’t know the answers to these questions. Customers aren’t required to tip their tow truck drivers. However, it’s always appreciated. Keep reading to learn more about circumstances in which you might want to consider giving your tow truck driver a few extra bucks.... View Article

How to Prevent Getting Scammed by Towing Services

August 6, 2021 8:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most tow truck companies do their best to provide fast service with honest pricing. Unfortunately, there are some bad actors out there who will overcharge for their services when you’re in a tough spot and need a tow or roadside assistance. The good news is that avoiding these predatory towing companies is rather easy. Continue reading to learn how to stop letting tow truck services overcharge and scam you: Read online reviews: We know you want to get a tow as fast as possible, but be sure to read reviews before you call the first towing company you find online.... View Article

What Are the Most Important Preventative Car Maintenance Tasks?

July 28, 2021 1:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Routine car maintenance is the best way to keep your vehicle in great shape, so it will last as long as possible. Since most of us rely on our cars to get us to work and school, to run errands and more, it’s crucial that you stay on top of these regular maintenance tasks. Bonus: When you keep up with regular maintenance services, your car will run more efficiently. You’ll not only save money on expensive repairs, but you’ll also save money on fuel. Here’s a closer look at the regular car care your vehicle needs. Oil and filter changes... View Article

Maintenance Costs for Electric Cars Compared to Gas

July 14, 2021 1:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Thinking about switching from a gas-powered car to an electric car? Many people wonder what the cost of routine care for electric cars will be. Right now, electric cars are typically more expensive than a gas-powered vehicle. However, there are federal tax rebates that can help bring down the cost—and experts predict that the cost of electric batteries will go down in the near future. Here’s what you can expect to pay when you own an electric vehicle. Fuel or electricity costs Depending on where you live, the cost of gas can be astronomical—in some places, it’s reaching $6 per... View Article

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