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Spend Your Tax Refund on One of Your Biggest Investments

 

February 15, 2016


Maintaining Your Present Vehicle May Be Key to Long-Term Financial Happiness. How will you spend your tax refund? Flat-screen TV? iPod? Clothes? The Car Care Council has a better idea for your money: spend it on your second biggest investment, your car. "Whether it's an oil change, replacing brakes or new belts and hoses, that Read more...

Show Your Car a Little Love

 

February 2, 2016


Your car doesn’t want flowers, or balloons, or even candy this Valentine’s Day – it just wants a little love in the form of an oil change, tune-up and basic service. There’s no debating the value of preventive maintenance to keep your car running well – not to mention getting you safely to your hot Read more...

Low Prices at the Pump Free Up Funds for Investing in Your Vehicle

 

January 20, 2016


History tells us that the currently low fuel prices will eventually go up. Be prepared: use the savings you are seeing now toward preventive maintenance to increase your vehicle's fuel efficiency for the future. When gas prices drop, motorists should take advantage of their savings at the pump and invest it back into their vehicles. Read more...

Motoring Trend: More Motorists Keeping Vehicles Longer

 

January 13, 2016


Routine maintenance and timely repairs on currently owned vehicles help consumers avoid being locked into high car payments on a new car. According to a recent story in USA Today, more motorists are maintaining their current vehicles instead of purchasing new ones because of the uncertain economic environment. However, recent Car Care Council survey results Read more...

NASCAR Knows: Clear Communication Gets It Fixed Right the First Time

 

January 4, 2016


You and your technician may never win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, kiss the bricks in Indianapolis or win a Daytona 500 like Malec and Johnson, but the trust and communication skills you build with your tech can help he or she better take care of your car, which in turn will take care of Read more...

When Brakes Talk: Your Auto Tech Speaks Their Language

 

December 16, 2015


When it comes to driving safely, it’s easy to take your vehicle’s ability to stop for granted – until you really need it. Your brakes often reveal possible serious situations when they make noise, pull, judder – another term for vibrate – or feel soft. Addressing these symptoms promptly enhances your safety and may save Read more...

Car Care Tips from the Pros Prepare You for Winter Driving

 

December 8, 2015


As the temps start to drop and snow begins to fall, a car care check can go a long way in getting you and your passengers around safely this winter. Regular, routine maintenance can help improve your gasoline mileage, reduce pollution, and catch minor problems before they become big headaches. The pros at ASE offer Read more...

Stress Management Works for Holidays and Automobiles

 

December 3, 2015


An early visit to your repair facility provides the opportunity to budget for unanticipated repairs. In domino fashion, failing to plan for maintenance can turn small problems into larger ones, putting a serious dent in your automotive budget. The penalties of procrastinating on vehicle maintenance range from a heater that runs cold to a battery Read more...

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