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Cooling System Maintenance Keeps Your Vehicle from Running Too Hot

Your engine generates a tremendous amount of heat. That is why there is a built-in cooling system in order to keep it at acceptable operating temperature. But this cooling system is under quite a bit of stress throughout its operation and does require its own maintenance in order to keep it going.

A cooling system flush involves draining the entire system, attaching a hose to both ends of the system which is then power flushed. A new coolant mix will then be pushed through the system. This flush procedure will not only get the old coolant out and replaced with…

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Does Your AWD Transfer Case Need Servicing?

Shifting in and out of all-wheel drive should be smooth and easy. If you've noticed difficulty or slippage, it may be time to have the transfer case on your vehicle serviced. It may need a lubricant exchange or a worn internal part replaced.

The transfer case manages the engine's engagement with your AWD vehicle's wheels. It dynamically transfers its energy to the wheels that have the most traction as you drive over difficult terrain. When it's lubricant leaks or breaks down, the gears and moving parts inside of it can wear out prematurely. This causes slippage…

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Driveway Surfaces Are Better Paved With Salt And Sand Instead Of Kitty Litter During Winter


You might be looking for ways to keep your driveway from getting too slick during the winter, but if you're thinking of using kitty litter, think again. Yes, kitty litter is cheap, and if you do need something to get your wheels turning over a short distance, it's not a bad idea. But if you pave your driveway with it, it will get wet, slippery and smell bad and you'll have an even worse problem than you did before.

Paving Your Driveway With Salt Or Sand

Salt may be the best choice to put on your driveway…
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Winter Wiper Blades Smart Choice for Driving in Snow


Driving in the snow is dangerous enough, forget to change your windshield wiper blades, and you could be making things harder for yourself to drive this season. These are a few things to consider about getting a pair of durable winter wiper blades installed on your vehicle.

The winter wiper blades have a different rubber that is not going to rip or tear in the freezing weather.

The rubber case that surrounds the winter wiper blades is to keep ice or snow out of the moving parts so the blades can properly flex on to the windshield.

If the wipers…
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Avoid Issues This Winter With A Full Tank Of Gas

Keep your gas tank full to avoid having issues such as frozen fuel lines and clogged fuel filters. It is easy to avoid by keep that gas tank full. It is probably the easiest maintenance and has great results. If you let your gas level get low then you will make it possible and more likely for condensation to build up in your fuel lines.

 

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Obeying Move Over Laws Can Help Save Lives

Move over laws exist to protect law enforcement, first responders, and others on the road. In short, every state has a move over law that requires motorists to move to the side of the road so that first responders are safe from passing cars. This law may include tow-truck drivers in some instances. While each state’s laws may vary, they are essentially created with the safety of everyone on the road in mind.

 

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How Tire Rotations Save You Money in the Long Run

Here at Thompson Hyundai, our team always looks for ways to help our customers save money. Did you know that preventative Hyundai maintenance can go a long way toward saving you money? The simple act of rotating your tires consistently can actually save you hundreds, if not thousands of dollars over the course of your ownership experience. When you only get new tires when you get a flat, consider all of these compelling benefits to getting your tires rotated every other oil change:

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Just How Important Are Fluids?

You might not consider fluids that important. You don't see the fluids every day. They are hidden within your vehicle components. That doesn't mean they don't provide a meaningful job. Fluids are vital to your vehicle. They keep mechanical parts fresh. They help those parts operating smoothly. That's why it's important to have your vehicle fluids assessed on a timely basis.

 

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