Category Archives: Vehicle Care

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What’s the Difference Between All-Wheel, Four-Wheel and Front-Wheel Drive?

If you’re in the middle of the car-buying process and aren’t as familiar with cars as some, you may come across some terms and words that may be confusing to you. For instance, you’ve probably heard about All-Wheel Drive (AWD), Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) and Front-Wheel Drive (FWD). But, what’s the difference between them? We can answer that and more, right here!  Read the rest of this entry >>

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How to Protect Your Car in a Hailstorm

As we get into April and the start of warmer weather (we hope) and spring, we may not get much snow anymore but there are other types of weather to look out for. We don’t see a lot of severe weather here in Wisconsin, but occasionally we do run into a thunder or hail storm every year or so. If you’re looking to protect your car but don’t have a garage to put it in, here are some ways you can prevent hail damage!  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Mileage milestones that can affect your vehicle’s value

When buying or selling a used car, it is important to pay attention to the mileage as this can have a major impact on the vehicle’s overall value. Mileage has a large impact on the value of a vehicle because it gives buyers an idea of how much maintenance has been and will be needed for the vehicle. To make things easier, mileage has been broken down into three milestones which have a direct impact on the resale price of the car. In order to get the best price for your vehicle, it is important to either sell or buy your car well before its next milestone.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Reasons Your Car Battery May Be Dying

Three Reasons Car Batteries Die

If you’re driving an older vehicle, battery problems can become frequent nuances. Those needing frequent jump starts for dead car batteries know that the problem of a dead battery can range from annoying and time consuming to potentially dangerous. That’s why it’s important to determine the reason behind your vehicle’s battery problems. Here are a few reasons you might be experiencing problems with your vehicle’s battery. Read the rest of this entry >>