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Bumper-to-Bumper Vs. Powertrain Warranties: Know the Difference

You know that you want a warranty on your vehicle just in case something goes wrong, but you might not know the difference between bumper-to-bumper warranties and powertrain warranties. They're different, and if you are buying a vehicle, you'll want to understand what will be covered, just in case you find yourself needing a new A/C unit or a new engine.

A bumper-to-bumper warranty covers almost any mechanical or electrical component of the vehicle that could go wrong. This includes powertrain warranty offerings and other components such as power windows.

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How to Handle a Roadside Emergency

You were driving along the road just fine until a tire blew on your car. Now, you are stuck on the side of the road, and you are afraid for your own safety. It is important for you to know how to handle a roadside emergency.

Get as far off the road as you can when your vehicle is having trouble. Move out of the path of the vehicles that are still using the road. Contact authorities as soon as you have the chance so that you can get help and so that they can come and keep you safe…

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Keep Your Gas Tank Full This Winter

You always want to keep your gas tank full if you can. By keeping your gas tank full, you can avoid a lot of problems. You will keep air in the tank to a minimum, and that's a good thing since air contains condensation. Condensation can freeze, and if it does, then you will end up with frozen fuel lines. If your fuel lines freeze then your car will not start. If your gas level is low, then more gunk can make its way into your fuel filter, and your fuel pump can potentially overheat.

Be sure to bring…

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Avoid Unnecessary Costs with Regular Coolant Maintenance

In order for your vehicle's cooling system to operate effectively, the cooling system needs a full level of antifreeze. The primary cause of an engine overheating is due to the antifreeze leaking from the car's radiator or from worn-out radiator hoses.

Because of this potential occurrence, regular cooling system maintenance should be completed. The coolant level needs to be monitored regularly. The mistake many car owners make is waiting for their dashboard warning light to indicate that the antifreeze level has decreased, which can be costly. An overheated engine can mean towing...

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Busy Drivers Need Online Scheduling

You're busy. We get it. It's hard to imagine a world that isn't busy. The fast-paced lifestyle most of us face can be maddening. We can't imagine having a moment to do the things we deem tedious. Vehicle maintenance may seem tedious. It'll save you money in the long haul. You don't probably think about routine maintenance every single day. You may only think of it every few months.

Each car, truck, and SUV needs regular service at different intervals. It's important to schedule maintenance, so major issues don't occur. The health…

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Only Use Genuine OEM Mercedes-Benz Parts When Maintaining Your Vehicle

Having your car serviced or repaired at the original dealership has many perks. For starters, there is the assurance of knowing the job will be done right. Here at Tysinger Motor Co., INC, we have a team of factory trained Mercedes-Benz technicians that have the expertise you need and only use top of the line genuine replacement parts when repairing your vehicle.

 

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Get Your Oil Changed Later than You Think

It used to be quite common to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles, but you can actually go as long as 7,500 miles between oil changes these days. That is because there are much better synthetic oils and engines these days that are much more efficient.

You should also keep tabs on how your oil looks and check your oil when you do your pre-checks. It should be clear like cooking oil. If it isn't then you need to get your oil changed soon. If your oil is dark or looks sludgy, then it isn't…

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Explore the Differences Between All-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel Drive

When the terms "All-Wheel-Drive" and "Four-Wheel-Drive" come up there are times when people become uncertain what they actually mean. Many just things that the two variations are really talking about the very same thing. The fact is true that both items create the result of all four wheels receiving power in order to provide extra traction for the vehicle on the driving surface.

However, each functions in different ways for different purposes. For example, the four-wheel-drive application uses a split differential and a lower gear ratio in order to bring about its function.

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Drive safely this winter season with the proper wiper blades

If you have been driving in the snow a lot, you may have noticed that your windshield wipers are much better at keeping your windshield clear of rain. Regular windshield wiper blades struggle when it comes to keeping your windshield clear of snow and ice. Fortunately, there is an easy fix to this problem.

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