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Lowering Your Auto Repair Expenses

July 28, 2016 12:02 am Published by

One way that you can keep your auto repair expenses down is for you to keep meticulous track of your vehicle’s records and performance. Without them, you’ll be leaving your auto repair budget in the hands of someone else. Your vehicle has needs and maintenance requirements that should be fulfilled as often as needed. In addition to having your local Tennessee mechanic keep a log of all of your vehicle’s repairs, you should also keep a journal of them yourself. Here are some other things you should include: Track Your Fuel Expenses Every time you go to the gas station,... View Article

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Check Your Ride Before You Hit the Road This Summer

July 15, 2016 12:59 am Published by

If you are getting ready to hit the road for some last minute traveling, then you better get your vehicle to the auto shop near you before you do so. The summer heat can be especially brutal on your car. And when you take into consideration that the road is full of dangers, it’s best for you to have a car that is in good working condition on your side. Do the Penny Tread Test Examine the treads on your tires and make sure that there is enough of them left. If you can stick a penny with President Lincoln’s... View Article

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Summertime Car Troubles

July 1, 2016 1:54 am Published by

Summer is here and you may have already taken some time off work so you can hit the road. Before you get started on that road trip, have your car checked out by your local mechanic in Tennessee for the following repair concerns. Check the Battery and Electrical System Excessive engine and outdoor heat can cause the fluid inside of your vehicle’s battery to dry up and cause the battery to malfunction.  If there is an issue with your vehicle’s alternator or an electrical problem, it could also prematurely drain your battery and interfere with its ability to hold a... View Article

Rivergate Auto – Fun Car Facts

June 17, 2016 1:01 am Published by

As an automobile owner, you probably think that the owner’s manual is the only thing you need to read to know all there is about cars. However, everything that is interesting about vehicle is not going to be inside of your owner’s manual. Here are some fun and weird car facts that you should know. Which Pollutes More the Horse or the Car? If you think cars are the source of transportation that causes the most stink and pollution to the local community, you may want to go back in time to before vehicles were invented. When horses were the... View Article

Get Better Mileage Out of Your Vehicle

June 3, 2016 6:20 pm Published by

If you are looking for a way to save money on your vehicle, how about making some changes to improve its mileage? One expense that really adds up is fuel. If you cut back on the amount of fuel your car needs to drive, you’ll increase its efficiency and keep more money in your wallet. Along with keeping your vehicle regularly serviced by your local mechanic in Tennessee, here are ways you can get more mileage out of your ride. Replace Your Mass Air Flow Sensor This component is responsible for measuring the amount of air the engine receives while... View Article