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What is Leaking From My Car?! Signs of a Brake Fluid Leak

Mar 29, 2021
A fluid puddle under your vehicle usually isn't a good sign especially if it's brake fluid! Learn the signs of a brake fluid leak and what to do about it.

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What is Leaking From My Car?! Signs of a Brake Fluid Leak
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What is Leaking From My Car?! Signs of a Brake Fluid Leak

Mar 29, 2021
A fluid puddle under your vehicle usually isn't a good sign especially if it's brake fluid! Learn the signs of a brake fluid leak and what to do about it.

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Don't Ignore That Check Oil Light! Common Car Problems and How to Prevent Them
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Don't Ignore That Check Oil Light! Common Car Problems and How to Prevent Them

Mar 1, 2021
Don't let surprise vehicle issues ruin your day! Check out these common car problems and how you can stay ahead of them with preventative maintenance.

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How to Teach A Teen To Drive Safely
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How to Teach A Teen To Drive Safely

Mar 1, 2021
Parentings scary, but parenting a new driver takes things to a different level! Use these road safety tips to help your teen prep for the road ahead.

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How Long Should a Car Battery Last?
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How Long Should a Car Battery Last?

Feb 8, 2021
Your car battery isn't meant to last forever but how long is it supposed to last? Learn what a typical battery lifespan is and factors that can affect it.

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What Is the Drivetrain and What Does It Do?

Jan 25, 2021
Perhaps you've heard the term "drivetrain" before. But do you know what a drivetrain is and what it does? We have the answers to your drivetrain questions!

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Air, Oil, Transmission, Fuel & Cabin: Get to Know Your Vehicle's Filters

Oct 26, 2020
Cars use multiple filters to keep everything running clean and smooth! The air, oil, transmission, fuel, and cabin filters each contribute. Learn how.

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What is Included in a Car Tune Up?

Jun 4, 2020
Ever wondered what a tune-up is or if you even need one? Learn more about what is included in a car tune-up, what it does, and how it could help your vehicle.

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How to Tell If Your Car Air Conditioning Has a Leak

May 18, 2020
Breaking a sweat over a wonky car A/C? In some cases, car air conditioning problems can be due to coolant leaks. You may have one if you spot these signs.

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How to Deep Clean Your Car

Apr 20, 2020
You use your car often, which means a mess can build up pretty quickly! If your car needs a cleaning, check out this step-by-step DIY detail guide.

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What's the Difference Between Shocks and Struts?

Mar 25, 2020
Though they might seem the same, shocks and struts are very different parts! Learn the differences between shocks and struts and when they need to be serviced.

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How to Budget for Car Maintenance & Repairs

Mar 16, 2020
Owning a car can be costly, especially when it's time for maintenance! Follow these car budgeting tips to help stay prepared for whatever's down the road.

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5 Simple Car Maintenance Tips to Help You Save Money

Feb 24, 2020
Preventative maintenance might not seem necessary, but it could help you avoid costly repairs! Here are five simple maintenance tips that could save you money.

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Scraping ice from a car window
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7 Weird Ways Winter Affects Your Car

Jan 27, 2020
Does your car start acting funny when the temperature starts to drop? Check out weird ways winter temperatures can impact your cozy ride, with Tires Plus!

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Check These 5 Things on Your Car After a Long Road Trip

Dec 23, 2019
Feeling some post-road trip fatigue? So is your car. Help get it back in tip-top shape with Tires Plus and this list of things to check after a long drive.

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Girl on phone stranded on the side of the road
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What to Do If Your Car Won’t Start in the Cold

Nov 4, 2019
Is the winter season greeting you with car problems? Learn how cold temps affect your cars inner workings and what to do when your engine wont start.

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Truck Maintenance Tips to Help Your Pickup Live its Best Life

Sep 30, 2019
Want to enjoy that new truck feeling, way past the high mileage mark? If so, give your pickup the care and maintenance it needs to keep trucking!

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4 Reasons Your Car A/C May Be Blowing Hot Air

May 13, 2019
A car A/C that blows hot air is a symptom of a variety of car A/C issues. Find out whats causing your hot A/C problem, and how to get your cool back.

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Tires plus technician handing keys back to smiling car owner (1)
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5 Cheap Car Fixes That Are More Important Than You Think

Mar 1, 2019
Want to invest your extra cash wisely? These 5 affordable car repairs can help you enjoy a safer drive, making them great investments in the long run! Best part is, you'll have cash left over to treat yourself after you treat your car.

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Man wearing gloves scraping windshield frost off his windshield in the morning sun
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How to Make Your Own Windshield Defroster Spray

Oct 29, 2018
Dont let windshield frost put a halt to your morning commute. Try one of these DIY windshield de-icer sprays to save time, from Tires Plus.

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Bundling Up? It's Time to Winterize Your Car

Oct 15, 2018
Winter comes with its fair share of car care challenges. Make sure youre ready by following these tips to winterize your car, from Tires Plus Total Car Care.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Tires Plus Technician

Aug 6, 2018
Vehicle maintenance shouldnt be a complete mystery. Come in and ask your local Tires Plus technician these questions for clear and direct answers.

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Why Is My Car Overheating?
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Why Is My Car Overheating?

Jun 26, 2018
The hood is up. Steam pours out in every direction. Why is your engine overheating? Learn the top reasons, plus how you can help prevent overheating again.

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How to Prevent Common Causes of Car Breakdowns
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How to Prevent Common Causes of Car Breakdowns

Jun 18, 2018
Being stranded with a broken down car is frustrating, and often unsafe. Dont let it happen to you! Find out what typically causes a car break down and how to prevent it.

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Maintenance Your Car Craves in the Spring
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The Maintenance Your Car Craves in the Spring

Apr 30, 2018
Potholes. Freezing rain. Puddles of snow and slush! Your car went through a lot this winter. Is it ready for a season of blistering heat and epic family road trips? Get your ride ready for warm weather with these essential spring maintenance services, from Tires Plus Total Car Care.

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5 Most Important Car Fluids to Check in the Spring
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The 5 Most Important Car Fluids to Check in the Spring

Mar 26, 2018
While youre wiping windows and vacuuming winters dirt, dont forget to give your car a little springtime TLC, too! Learn why its important to check (and sometimes change) these five essential car fluids in order to get the most out of your car this spring. Turn to Tires Plus for help today!

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Checking for weak air flow from car air conditioning
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4 Signs Your Car Air Conditioning Needs a Checkup

Jul 24, 2017
Don't let a troubled A/C leave you in a sweaty situation. Use your sense of sight, smell & touch to troubleshoot your A/C, then visit a nearby Tires Plus!

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How To: Clean Hazy Headlights - Fast!
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How To: Clean Hazy Headlights - Fast!

May 2, 2017
Wanna see your lights shine? Watch this fun video from Tires Plus to see how you can clean foggy headlights with a dab of toothpaste & some elbow grease!

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