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How to Jump-Start Another Car

In this day and age of people always being on the go, one of the most important skills you can have would be the ability to jump start another car. It may seem intimidating, but it's really not that hard. Here are the steps for a stress-free experience whenever your car’s battery dies:

First of all, get out your battery cables and be sure that both vehicles are parked and turned off. Then, attach one of the red clips to the positive component of the battery of the other car and do the same for your car.

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What is the Purpose of Headlights on a Vehicle?

Headlights are the most important lights on a vehicle. When people first started driving vehicles, headlights were used to light the way during the dark hours of the day or night. Without headlights, divers were unaware of road hazards that may damage their vehicles. Later, when speeds generated by vehicles increased, the headlight became an important warning device indicating the presence of a moving vehicle.

 

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How to Stay Safe While Towing

A huge number of things can potentially go wrong when towing a trailer, which is why it is essential that you know exactly what to do in order to tow safely. This means never exceeding your vehicle’s maximum towing capacity or your trailer, tongue or towing hitch’s maximum weight rating. In addition, it is also imperative that you follow these other safe-towing tips.

Even if you have towed the same trailer with the same vehicle hundreds of time, it is still essential that you fully inspect your vehicle, trailer, and all towing components before starting your trip.

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Reduce Your Odds of Hydroplaning

To avoid hydroplaning, it is important that you stay calm and make gradual movements on wet roads. It is also important that you have tires with proper tread depth and pressure. Furthermore, tires should be balanced and rotated regularly for best performance during rainy days when the roads are wet.

Making gradual movements on the road can make it easier for your tires to do their jobs. Ideally, you will reduce your speed during wet conditions even if it means going under the posted speed limit. Maintaining a safe speed may help you stop suddenly if necessary or make a…

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Consider the Benefits of Genuine Replacement Parts

Although spare parts from the aftermarket are readily available and cheap, they may turn out to be more expensive in the long run. More so when you keep going to your local mechanic for replacement over and over again. According to Tulley Automotive Group, by using OEM parts, you enjoy the following benefits;

  • You are guaranteed a valid warrant that will cover the particular part for a period of one year.
  • You are sure that the quality you are buying is right for your car as it is the same as the old part that you had earlier.
  • It becomes…
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Regular Cooling System Service Prevents Overheating

We have all seen it: the guy standing on the side of the road with his vehicle, the hood up with lots of steam coming from it. When the engine is overheated, your vehicle won't run and can actually become a potential fire hazard. Your engine can reach temperatures of 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. That's why properly a properly functioning radiator and cooling system is essential to its operation.

Vehicles experiencing problems with the radiator or cooling system will run hotter shortly after starting, or the temperature may continue to rise over time. Antifreeze pooled beneath it when parked…

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You Can Schedule Your Service Online

As many drivers know, it can be excellent to have your car's routine maintenance service by the dealership. After all, who knows your car better? The dealership can offer not only extensive knowledge of what parts and fluids are best for your car, but you can be guaranteed that they only use the best products and tools.

But are you finding it inconvenient to call to make an appointment or service? Fortunately, you can use our website to schedule services. It's simple and free to make an appointment. Simply go to our site on your mobile phone or…

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Make Your Appointment with Our Service Center Online

Our staff members strive to ensure that Tulley Automotive Group is the best place to have your vehicle serviced, but you may be having difficulty finding the time to schedule a service appointment with us. This a common issue for busy, modern drivers. Luckily, our online service scheduler makes thing much easier, as you can now set up an appointment in just a few minutes on our website.

After navigating through the pages, all you need to do is input the required information and tell us what kind of service your vehicle is going to need. Then, just pick the…

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Switch to Winter Wiper Blades

Are you sick and tired of your car's windshield wiper blades leaving streaks behind on the glass? This is a severe safety hazard because it impairs your visibility of the road in front of you. If you did not have this problem when the weather was warmer, then the colder weather is likely the cause.

The best and simplest, way to fix this issue and restore your visibility in the driver's seat is to just remove your car's old windshield wiper blades and replace them with winter wiper blades. Winter wiper blades are built to handle ice…

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Make Sure To Keep Your Gas Tank Full This Winter

With the cold weather really starting to settle in that means snow is on the way. When you hear the news reporting on some nasty weather coming your way, you usually head to the grocery store to stock up on some essentials in case you can't get out of the house for a few days. There are some other things you should consider doing before the snow flies and they can include keeping your gas tank full.

 

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