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Don't Let Autumn Chill Zap Battery Power

A battery drained after a long summer doesn’t stand a chance against a first frigid cold night. So now’s the time to see if your charging system can stand test.

Fall Inspection For Winter Warmth

Your family doesn’t need to wear parkas to stay warm in your vehicle this winter. You may just need your climate control system inspected.

Turn Faded Lenses Into Bright Beacons

Those bright bulbs in your headlights don’t help much if the plastic guarding them is cloudy and stained.

Summer sun turns clear composites into hazy lenses and can dramatically reduce visibility. It makes night driving potentially hazardous as drivers encounter autumn’s shorter days and longer, darker nights.

Build Your Own Safety Kit for Holiday Travel

Severe winter weather can spell disaster for the unprepared. Fortunately, you can set up a substantial roadside emergency kit--possibly with stuff you already own.

The season of wind chill factors and slippery roads will be here shortly, and safety experts are advocating preparation.

Treat Your Eyes To Cleaner, Brighter Headlights

A bright, shiny new set of bulbs placed inside a pair of clean headlights reduces eye strain and improves your view of the road. And that’s vitally important this time of year as night driving becomes the norm.

Don't Drive In Haze, Remove Filmy Glare

Learn what causes that cloudy film on the inside of your windshield and what gets rid of it.

First Hues of Autumn, First Hint of Trouble?

Fall brings the arrival of pumpkin spice lattes and picturesque foliage. But it’s also the season to address any vehicle problems before winter rushes in.

The Telltale Sign Your Battery’s In Trouble

Corrosion is never a good thing, especially when it comes to your vehicle’s battery.

But why does it happen and what can you do about it?

Don't Let All The Small Electronics Turn A Good Day Bad

It’s not enough anymore for your car’s battery to just help start the engine. It also needs to power a navigation system, charge your cell phone, operate a back-up camera and a plethora of 21st century conveniences.

So how do you ensure your battery has enough strength to do all that and prevent you from being stranded thousands of miles from home on your summer road trip?

Multipoint Inspection Finds The Problems You Don't See

Winter arrives quickly and hits hard in many parts of the country. Scheduling a multipoint inspection for the vehicle is crucial with frosty, frigid months ahead.

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