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9 Ways to Prep your Car for Summer Travel

May 26, 2016
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Summer is a popular time to drive, whether on a short trip to the beach or a week-long road trip. Summertime tune-ups were once a costly annual chore, but modern vehicles are designed to need much less frequent maintenance. Nonetheless, there are still a few items […]

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When should I get my brakes changed? Vancouver WA Orchards Washington Uncle Al's Automotive Services

Automobile Brakes – When is it time to get them changed?

May 24, 2016
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The brakes are one of the most important safety features on a car. An accident can occur if they fail to perform as designed. To prevent mishaps, drivers should have their car inspected if they experience any of the following telltale signs that it is time to have […]

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Is your cars AC ready for summer? Vancouver WA Orchards Washington Uncle Al's Automotive Services

Getting Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioning Tuned Up for Hot Summer Weather

May 19, 2016
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Getting Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioning Tuned Up for Hot Summer Weather

With lower fall, winter and spring temperatures, drivers seldom use their car air conditioner or think about this essential system. The end of spring signals the arrival of hot, sultry temperatures typical during the summer driving […]

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when should I replace my shocks? Vancouver WA Orchards Washington

How Do I Know if My Car Needs Shocks?

May 17, 2016
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Shock absorbers are an essential component of a car’s suspension system that should be checked regularly. Like other vehicle components, shocks eventually wear out from continuous use and no longer function as designed. In addition to worsening the quality of the ride, worn shocks pose a safety […]

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