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Precautions to Take When Jump-Starting a Vehicle

October 18, 2021 11:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With colder weather fast approaching, there’s an elevated risk of battery issues that could result in you needing a jump start for your vehicle. Jump starts are among the auto electrical services we provide all year round, but if you have the proper tools and equipment, you can jump start your vehicle on your own. If you choose to go the DIY method, it’s important to take all of the proper precautions to ensure you complete the task safely. Here is a brief, step-by-step overview of how to safely jump-start your vehicle—that is, if you choose not to seek professional... View Article

Why It Makes Sense to Replace Your Suspect Battery Before Winter Hits

October 4, 2021 11:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As you may know, extreme temperatures can affect your vehicle’s battery. If you’ve been seeing symptoms that your battery’s condition is worsening, it may be worth replacing your battery before winter hits, rather than chancing it. After all, the last thing you want is for your battery to die while you’re driving on the highway on a below-zero winter day. The next time you head to the shop for professional auto repair services—or even just an oil change—have them check out the condition of your battery and determine whether it will make it through the winter. Now that mild weather... View Article

Advantages of TechNet Roadside Assistance

September 9, 2021 4:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re in need of roadside assistance, who do you call? If you have had your car or truck worked on at a TechNet auto repair shop, you can call a nearby TechNet auto repair facility to help. The best part is there is no extra charge for this service—it’s included as one of the benefits of choosing a TechNet auto repair shop! What is TechNet? TechNet is a group of auto maintenance and repair shops across North America that are backed by a nationwide roadside assistance and road hazard protection plan. There are 12,000 TechNet auto repair shops in... View Article

Advantages of a TechNet Nationwide Warranty

August 26, 2021 4:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When your car or truck needs repairs, the main concern is often just getting back on the road as soon as possible. But wouldn’t it be great to know that your auto maintenance and repairs are covered by a two-year warranty that is good at thousands of auto shops around the country? That’s what service at a TechNet auto shop can provide. What is TechNet? TechNet is a group of auto maintenance and repair shops across North America—more than 12,000 shops, actually—that are backed by a consistent warranty, roadside assistance and road hazard protection plan. Each of these shops is... View Article

How a Rear End Differential Works

August 16, 2021 4:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While driving your car, you may not give a second thought to its ability to turn. You probably just flip your turn signal and casually turn the wheel to the right or left as you smoothly change the direction you’re heading. But you may not know that your car’s ability to turn is more complicated than it seems. When your car turns, the outside wheels travel a different distance and at a different speed than the inside wheels. No matter what kind of driving system your car has (front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive), your car has... View Article