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Taking Care of Your Automobile in the Winter

The winter is an exceptionally important time of year to pay close attention to vehicle maintenance. With snow and ice wreaking havoc on the body of your vehicle and cold temperatures making your engine work harder, it's incredibly important that you maintain a good winter car care regimen each year.

You can address routine maintenance before the snow flies. Have an oil change performed, top off fluid levels and have a multi-point inspection performed. If our service technicians at Earthycars find anything wrong with your vehicle, have it taken care of right away.

 

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Stay on Top of Ignition Maintenance for Your Vehicle

In many cases, a problem that occurs when starting a vehicle can be attributed to a weak or dead battery. However, sometimes the problem goes much deeper. The ignition system is one of your vehicle’s key components, and the team at Earthycars wants you to have the information that you need to ensure that your ignition is operating properly.

A grinding or whining noise could point to a problem with the starter’s flywheel or gear system. This type of ignition issue will continue to worsen until the vehicle won’t start at all or until repairs are made…

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The Advantages of Windshield Chip Repair

Here at Earthycars, we want to make sure you know what to do about a damaged windshield. If your windshield is chipped, you might be concerned about the cost of windshield replacement. However, unless the chip is in the driver's critical viewing area, it is usually possible to do a chip repair without a full windshield replacement.

When your windshield has a chip in any other part of it, the most important thing is to make sure that it remains strong so the chip does not spread into a larger crack. This is what an injection of liquid resin…

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What to Know About Engine Gaskets

The folks at Earthycars want you to know as much about your vehicle as possible. Therefore, we'd like to take a moment to help you learn more about what gaskets are and what they do. A gasket is used to create a seal between two surfaces in your vehicle's engine.

Gaskets are typically made from copper or steel, and they are designed to keep their shape regardless of what happens in your engine. A gasket ensures that gases, liquids and other materials stay where they are supposed to. This can prevent key components from becoming clogged or damaged…

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Tips For Removing Bad Odors From Your Vehicle

Here at our dealership in Williston, we want you to be an informed vehicle owner. We are here to keep you informed on matters such as keeping bad odors out of your car. Bad smells are bound to form in your car over time; here are a few tips that will help you take control of them.

Classic Home Remedies

After you have cleaned all foreign objects you can try a number of home remedies that have proven to remove odors, including leaving a cup of coffee grounds or white vinegar inside overnight, pouring baking soda on the floors and…

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Using Your FWD System: 4H vs 4L

Here at Earthycars, we want you to be informed when it comes to using your truck or SUV. Let's go over the differences between 4H and 4L so that you have a better idea of what to do in an off-road situation.

If you find yourself in a high-speed situation and struggling for traction, you will want to shift into 4H or four high. A couple of examples would be driving on the highway during a snowstorm, or navigating a smoothly paved dirt road.

4L or four low is designed to give you more torque in low-speed off-road situations…

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A Few Facts on Why You Should Rotate Your Tires

You might have already been told that you should rotate your tires. After all, tire rotation is one of the basic tire maintenance techniques that will prolong the life of your tires. At Earthycars, we want you to have all of the facts, so here are a few more reasons that you should rotate your tires regularly.

When you rotate your tires on a consistent basic, not only will they last longer, but they'll wear more evenly. You want your tires to wear evenly because that will help you with cornering and breaking, which will mean that you'll…

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Safety While Using Your Roof Rack

When you're traveling with luggage or bulky items that won't fit in your vehicle, you can use the roof rack on top of your car for additional space and security. While traveling in Williston, there are a few tips to keep in mind so that your vehicle is protected as well as your belongings.

Before using straps or positioning your belongings, read all of the instructions about your roof rack. You can talk to Earthycars if you can't find the information in your owner's manual...

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How to Get The Dealer to Give You a Good Deal

Dealers and buyers are going to have to negotiate in order to find a good deal that they both can agree with. For those of you that want to walk away with a vehicle and a good deal, then you are going to have to make sure that you know the market value of the vehicle.

If you know the market value of the vehicle, then you can make a deal for a price that is below the market value. As the negotiations move forward, you can actually sweeten up the deal. This can move things in your favor when…

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Changes in Color as the Weather Cools Down

The summer has officially ended, and the weather is cooling down. As the weather cools down and the days get shorter, there are going to be certain changes in the environment that result from it. Among the things you are going to see are leaves changing colors. This can be a good time to schedule a road trip or a simple ride to look at all of the different colors of the fall.

One of the things you can do is go on a leaf peeping road trip. There are quite a few places you can go such as New…

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