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The Importance Of Automotive Brakes On A Vehicle

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19
October

While the maintenance of some vehicle components can wait until you have some extra money to spare, the brakes should never be neglected. The brakes are what allow you to stop at railroad crossings, slow down on the freeway when traffic gets backed up and prevent you from rear-ending the car in front of you in a parking lot. The ability to stop quickly and safely is a vital component of overall automobile safety. If the brakes start slipping, squealing or otherwise malfunctioning, they require immediate inspection and possible repair to lessen the risk of an accident down the road.

How to Get Better MPG Out of Your Car

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12
October

With the current global recession, many people are looking for ways to save money on transportation. While public transport can be a good choice for people that live in a city, many areas are inaccessible without a vehicle. The following guide provides simple tips and tricks for saving money and reducing gas usage in a car. As gas prices have risen in many parts of the United States, many people are looking for ways to get better miles-per-gallon (MPG) out of a car.

Is Leasing Right For Me?

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28
September

Should I lease or should I buy? This is a question pondered by most drivers at some point in their lives. The reality is that leasing does make perfect sense for some, and not so much for others. While it is nice to think of always being able to drive around in a new car, one must never forget they are talking about a car they will never technically own. The leased car will have to be turned in at the end of the lease and the process looking for another car will begin again, unless that car is purchased.

How To Sell Your Car Quickly And Get The Most Out Of It

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31
August

Sometimes you don’t have the luxury of holding out for the highest offer on your car. Whether you are facing an impending financial crisis, need a working car quickly, are moving or simply want to get the tedious process over with as soon as possible, getting rid of a car fast without losing money can seem nearly impossible. If your price is too high, you may not get any interest and your car could sit for weeks, but if you price it too low you are denying yourself valuable cash. The good news is that there are several tricks that can be done within just a few hours to give your car the very best chance of selling at a fair price.

Run-Flat Tires: Peace of Mind for the Long Haul

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24
August

Tires—they are the most important part of a vehicle other than the frame. From wheel loaders to cranes, semi-trucks to buses, racecars to passenger automobiles, tires are responsible for traction, steering, braking, and overall vehicle handling. However, when tires rupture, they hamper handling, alter vehicle steering, and hinder braking. Each year, flat tires cause hundreds of motorists to wreck or lose control of their vehicles. On an even sadder note, the dangers of tire changes on interstate highways cause many deaths. In spite of all these circumstances, tire technology has progressed rapidly, and safety is improving steadily. One of the most recent innovations in tire technology is run-flat tires, but these tires are actually not new.