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June 2012

Auto PartsTech Tips






Like most parts of your car, you wouldn’t necessarily notice it when your suspension is working properly. You’d be more likely to take notice when it’s broken. After all, its primary function is to smooth out the ride. So, what would you look for in order to spot a problem?




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There’s a lot more to consider about tires than whether or not they’re inflated. Age, improper care, and other factors can lead to more than one kind of damage. If you see any of the below, this should serve as a guide to helping correct the problem so that your




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When it starts raining, you want to flip on your windshield wipers and have them work properly. In order for this to happen, you’ll need to give your wiper system some attention once in a while. If you haven’t lately, now’s a good time to do so. Chances are that




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So you’re on the road, and you sow down to a stop. As you’re on the brakes, you notice a scraping sound that wasn’t there before. That’s most likely the first indication that your brake pads are worn out, and that it’s time to change them. This isn’t too difficult




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One of the most commonly-neglected maintenance items I see on older cars is fuel lines. This isn’t a job that’s usually included in the factory-recommended maintenance schedule. Maintenance items are usually limited to wear-and-tear items, such as brake pads and tires. Unfortunately, very few people think of  fuel lines in terms




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When it comes down to ways I’d choose to spend my time, taking my car in for its annual state inspection ranks right up there with going to the dentist and going in for jury duty. But, where I live, it’s a requirement. My last inspection was over a year




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