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Why Consider a Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement?

Every time that you use the windshield wiper blades on your vehicle, the rubber breaks down a little more. That isn't the only thing working against your wipers. The reasons the windshield wiper blades wear so quickly is because they are made up of mostly rubber elements. This rubber will begin to break down from oxidation, direct sunlight, and even just passing over the glass to clear your field of vision.

Once the rubber becomes hard and brittle, the windshield wiper blades leave streaks and blurry patches on the glass where you need to see.  

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Back-to-School Vehicle Care

When college students take a car, truck, or SUV back to school, they must make sure that the vehicle gets proper maintenance. For many young drivers, this may be a first-time responsibility. It is essential or young drivers to get familiar with the auto, learn to listen for unusual noises, and organize a program for maintenance.

Great Neck drivers know the importance of consistent basic maintenance. Drivers must frequently check the engine oil, brake fluid, coolant, and washer fluid levels. The autumn is an excellent time to check tires and prepare for the cold months with extra windshield 

 

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Simple Guide on How to Test Your Battery

To safely check the charging power of the car battery, you are going to need a wire brush, work gloves, safety glasses, and a voltmeter. With the car engine and headlights off, open the hood and use the wire brush to carefully clean the contact points of the car battery. The voltmeter will have two cables, red and black. The red cable goes to the positive terminal of the car battery. The black cable goes to the other terminal.

With the voltmeter on, you should see a reading in the 12.4 range if the battery is still able to…

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Signs Your Ignition Needs Service

The ignition switch is one of the most important components to your fuel and ignition system. Of course, when you turn the key, you expect the car to go forward. However, there are a lot of reasons that the ignition could be the issue. You may also be getting the problem mixed up with issues caused by a battery or starter.

One of the first things to check is the key. Is it broken or worn down? Is the transponder working on your key? You may also want to see if it's the battery. If lights are flickering but…

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