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Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Video: Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Gainesville residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology a... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Video: Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Gainesville

Video: Some Gainesville drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Gainesville, you should be aware of safety issues, FL towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for sa... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Gainesville Drivers

Video: Hello, Gainesville residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Gainesville auto owners don't need to filter t... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

Video: We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Gainesville drivers ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Gainesville

Video: With high fuel prices in Gainesville, FL, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on   is great.  When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Video: Gainesville drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the s... Read More

Gainesville Road Trip Preparation

Video: People from Gainesville, FL, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a FL road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you can take... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Gainesville

Video: All modern Gainesville vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Gainesville drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air and burned i... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Gainesville?

Video:   Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Gainesville?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in FL – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New a... Read More

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