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Springdale Automotive Centers Fall Block Party & Classic Car Show

Springdale Automotive Centers Fall Block Party & Classic Car Show

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Why Is It So Important to Read the Owner's Manual?

Why Is It So Important to Read the Owner's Manual?

When you make an expensive investment such as a car, you should be more inclined to take care of it as best as you can. Car manufacturers recognize this need, which is why they created the owner's manual. The owner's manual is essentially an ultimate way to know anything and everything about your car. This book will guarantee that you know how to maintain your beloved ride, what all goes in it, and how to keep it running for years and years to come. The pages also contain a set scheduled maintenance routine that is highly recommended that you stick with to ensure the car's longevity.   HERE'S WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE THE OWNER'S MANUAL A READ: Proper Vehicle Maintenance This handbook will list how much maintenance is needed to ensure your car delivers optimal performance and safety. The manual also specifies the proper repair techniques to ensure you or your mechanic is doing it right. After reading the manual, you'd also be able to understand the warning li ... read more

Why You Should Park in the Shade This Summer

Why You Should Park in the Shade This Summer

Every driver knows how harsh the cold winter weather can be on their cars, but the summer season can be equally disastrous for your vehicle. The Kentucky heat can significantly impact your car's internal health and performance. However, the damage can worsen for those who tend to park their cars in direct sunlight on hot days. On a summer day, its internal temperatures can quickly skyrocket to extreme numbers, impacting the battery and engine performance. If you love your car and want it to be reliable for the summertime, you must try to park it under the shade as much as you can.   Protect Your Battery Besides parking under shade to protect your internal components, be sure to inspect your battery terminals for any signs of corrosion to assure it is in good condition. Sometimes, shades might not always be available. In such circumstances, you must carry a set of jumper cables in your trunk to be safe.   Prevent Damage to Your Tires Leaving your car parked out on h ... read more

When Should You Replace Your Spark Plugs

When Should You Replace Your Spark Plugs

A car's spark plugs may be relatively smaller components, but they play a massive role in the vehicle. Like other parts and systems, they require proper maintenance. That said, it is critical to know in advance when you should replace them to ensure that the engine's ignition is working smoothly. Without the spark plugs, the vehicle won't start. Therefore, you need to adhere to a strict routine maintenance schedule and replace the plugs at the right moment. How Often Should I Replace the Spark Plugs? The purpose of the spark plugs is simple: engine ignition. They create the spark that ignites the fuel and air mixture to initiate combustion in the engine cylinders. As a result, the engine starts when you turn the ignition key. Like the water pump, the spark plugs have an extended lifespan, and you won't have to replace them for many years. Still, other issues in the car, such as inaccurate heat ranges and chemical contamination, can cause the plugs to wear, warranting ... read more

How Long Do Shock Absorbers Last?

How Long Do Shock Absorbers Last?

By the time you begin driving, or shortly afterward, you should know that the vehicle is made up of more parts than just the body, wheels, and engine. There are many components that make up a car. Some parts are as large as the body, engine, and wheels. Also, there are some that are smaller like the brakes, calipers, and shock absorbers. All the components of a vehicle aid in keeping it running. On occasion, we will need to replace the parts that make up our car. Here is a small guide to help you learn when and why to replace your shock absorbers. What is a Shock Absorber Used for? The shock absorber, while small is an essential part of the car's braking system. It helps to take the sternness off the braking. That is, it is for when you stop you and your passengers do not feel it as bad as you would should you not have the absorber. It prevents large amounts of hydraulic fluids from entering through the pistons. Know When to Replace Your Car's Shock Absorbers Many parts of ... read more

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