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Using Synthetic Oil for Better Stability and Reduced Breakdown

Synthetic oils are manufactured in a way that they maintain their viscosity. They preserve their thickness for an extended period and even at high temperatures. In this way, you can keep your car engine running smooth. Oil will stick to the parts of the engine easily. It means that the engine is readily protected from wear and tear. It also protects your parts of the engine that are dry.

A dry start happens when the car is parked for a long time. It occurs because of the effects of gravity which pulls the oil to the bottom of the vehicle…

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Are You Interested in Buying a Top Notch SUV?

When you start to think about all of the options you might want in your next SUV, it can become quite overwhelming. Once, you decide on the features and style you are in search of, then come the questions of budget and finance, and whether or not it is best to buy a new or used SUV.

If you buy a used SUV from Earthycars there are many benefits. The dreaded price of a fully loaded brand new SUV can be avoided, with our incredible pricing that we offer. Also, once you purchase a brand new SUV, the value goes…

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What Type of Oil Should You Choose?

Which Type to Choose and Who to Bring It in To?

It's important to change your vehicle's oil regularly. Knowing the difference between synthetic oil and conventional oil certainly helps in this endeavor, for you must make a decision between the two that will affect your vehicle's engine life.

First of all, the conventional type of oil has been around first. It is a refined crude oil that has worked well for many years, but it requires more frequent changes as it is susceptible to forming sludge. Synthetic oil may start as crude oil as well, but…
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Understanding the Maintenance of your Vehicle

Your new car has made you so joyous. It even still has that clean smell, and the paint shines brightly in the sun. Now that you have taken it off the lot it is your responsibility to follow your maintenance schedule. Whether it be oil changes, tires, or even wiper blades, these are all key to keeping your car like new for the next 300k miles.

Your vehicle maintenance schedule is based on your manufacturer's guidelines. They designed the car, so they know how to keep it going down the road. In your owner’s manual should be the…

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Three Vital Reasons to Change Your Oil Regularly

Here at Earthycars, we recognize that car engines have truly come a long way over the decades. In addition to becoming more lightweight, powerful, and even fuel efficient, car engines now use technology to help you travel between destinations with ease. That’s why it is important to check every component in your vehicle’s engine routinely to ensure optimal performance and efficiency. Regular service appointments can help you to avoid the issues caused by friction, corrosion, overheating, and more.
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Four Reasons to Consider a Used Car Purchase

Most modern cars and trucks can last for years with regular service appointments. That’s one big reason why the Earthycars team suggests that you start your search for a new car by browsing through our used car inventory. While there are benefits and drawbacks to purchasing a new or used car, we are pleased to share four reasons why you may want to give a pre-owned car a second look! A used vehicle gives you access to:

  • Unique models that may be out-of-production
  • Affordable daily transportation with low monthly payments
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Could Cars One Day Relieve Global Water Shortages?

Though it's not something we worry much about in our day-to-day here in Vermont, around the world, there is an increasing scarcity of clean drinking water. As climate change continues to take its toll and human population continues to soar upward, the UN estimates 47 percent of people will live in water-stressed areas by 2030.

Cars, you would think, are part of the problem, not the solution.

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Bring Your Dog on Every Adventure with a Pre-Owned Car

If there is one thing Vermonters love, it's their dogs -- or as many cheekily dub them, "fur-children." And, if there's another thing Vermonters love more, it's taking their four-legged kids on outdoor adventures through the Green Mountains.

That means a lot of dog-hours on the road.

When you travel with your pet in the car, make sure you are doing it safely and with less stress by following these handy tips from Ford:

  • Keep a water bowl in the car for on-the-go hydration. Most pet stores in the Burlington and Williston area sell collapsible bowls made of…
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Clean Up Backseat Crafting Gone Awry in 4 Easy Steps

Whether you are keeping the kids occupied on the way to school, or your friends are doing a Zen-inspired adult coloring book in the passenger seat, one thing is certain -- crayon is a mess to get out of fabric car seats.

The reason, as true science-nerds will appreciate, is that crayons are made with wax, which an extremely hydrophobic non-polar substance. In layman's terms -- it will not dissolve in water no matter how hard you try. Most cleaning products are designed for things that can dissolve in water. That's why crayon stains defy fabric cleaner.

What can you…

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Is Burlington a Hotbed of Distracted Driving?

According to NHTSA distracted driving statistics, drivers under 25 are more likely to text while driving than any other age group. As a college town, Burlington must be facing a serious distracted-driving crisis!

But can we really blame younger drivers for all our traffic problems?

It is statistically true that younger drivers are more likely to drive distracted, and more likely to use a cell phone -- but the track record for members of older demographics is far...

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