Auto Warranties & Routine Maintenance

June 26th, 2014

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If you own a car, you know how important it is to keep up with routine maintenance and repairs. But can a dealer refuse to honor the warranty that came with your new car if someone else does the routine maintenance or repairs?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, says no. In fact, it's illegal for a dealer to deny your warranty coverage simply because you had routine ...[more]

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myCARFAX App

April 9th, 2014

Download the myCARFAX App

When service information gets reported to CARFAX, you'll be the first to know. Get alerts and reminders for regular car maintenance.

myCARFAX is a convenient car maintenance app that makes car care easier.Keeping your car in good running condition should be a top priority for all car owners. However, daily activities and this wonderful thing ...[more]

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Spring is the Season for Change

March 27th, 2014
As the weather changes and the world is energized to get out and do something, you can start with a simple change:  changing the fluids in your vehicle. It’s fast.  It’s easy.  It’s not expensive, and it is the single most important thing you can do to maintain your car or truck. 
 
A quick run down of the fluids in your vehicle are Oil, Coolant, Transmission Fluid, Brake Fluid, Power Steering, and Washer Fluid. To maintain your vehicle’s proper functions, you want to make sure you are changing the oil, and flushing out or replacing the coolant and transmission fluid. Washer fluid should be checked and topped off whenever it is low (most vehicles have a light that will indicate when the reservoir needs to be filled).  Brake Fluid and Power Steering Fluid should rarely, if e ...[more]
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