What Tire Size Means

Buying tires for your car seems like a simple enough process, but it's important to get the right size and kind of tire. Using the wrong type or size of tire can cause your car to not drive as efficiently and straight as possible. Our team at Earthycars is here to offer tips on tires and the importance of knowing how to read tire sizes so you buy the correct tires for your vehicle. The letters and numbers you see on a tire all represent something different but something that's important for getting the correct tire size. An…

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Worried About Fuel Economy? Here Are Some Tips from Earthycars

If you're concerned that you're spending too much money at the gas pump each week, Earthycars has some tips that will help you out.

It's important that you stay consistent with routine maintenance for your automobile. Earthycars's service department can assist with things like oil changes, tire rotations and brake service. When you keep up on these tasks, your vehicle runs more efficiently. It also gives us the opportunity to repair any issues that are going on.

 

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Why Use a Dash Cam?

If you do not have a dash cam, then it is a good idea for you to invest in one. A dash cam can benefit you in many ways. If you get into an accident, then you will have a record of it. This will provide you with video proof that can prevent you from being blamed for an accident that you did not cause.

A dash cam can help you get out of a ticket. If you are stopped and have not committed any driving violation, then you can provide the dash cam video as proof. 

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3 Signs that Indicate the Need for Brake Pedal Repair

You use your brake pedal almost constantly when driving around Vermont yet you probably do not think about it all that often. Before hitting the road again in Williston, consider the following to ensure your brake pedal is in good condition.

A brake pedal in need of repairs is often very difficult to press. As a result, you may find yourself needing to step on it harder than normal to get your car to stop. Your brake pedal could also need repairs if it takes longer than usual to stop. If you have difficulty stopping

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Understanding Gaskets

A gasket is one of the most important parts of any vehicle. Here is a look at what a gasket is and what it does. Also, you'll understand where the gaskets are located inside your vehicle and when they should be replaced.

What is a Gasket?
A gasket is a protective seal that separates the components inside one part of the vehicle from outside elements. For instance, an oil pan gasket will protect your oil from dirt, dust and other foreign particles.

Where are the Gaskets Located?
 

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Tips For Handling Your Next Collision

Being involved in an auto accident is never a fun experience. It can be heartbreaking, difficult, expensive and even confusing, at times. That is why, we at Earthycars wish to give you the following two tips to help you the next time you find yourself in an accident, so you can feel confident driving safely on the road.

Two Major Tips For Auto Collisions

1. Check For Injuries- Be sure not only to check yourself, but to also check others involved. This includes other motorists. Be sure to call for an ambulance as well, if the situation calls for it…
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Get Your Vehicle In Order Before Going Off The Road

There's nothing like feeling the breeze blow through your hair while on an off-road adventure. If you're not experienced, there are a few tips to keep in mind so that you're safe when you're not navigating paved roads in Williston.

Learn about high gear and low gear before getting in your vehicle to go off-roading. If you're traveling on dirt or if you get stuck in the mud, then a lower gear is what you need. Higher gears are for paved roads and when the terrain doesn't have a lot of ruts and holes…

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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors: How They Work

As a vehicle owner, we believe it’s important for you to be informed about different auto features. It’s beneficial to know how technology works, especially when it’s designed to keep you safe. That’s why we’re sharing details about auto-dimming rearview mirrors.

An auto-dimming rearview mirror is designed to decrease the amount of light that’s reflected. This technology is also known as an electrochromic mirror. While it might not seem like a big deal on the surface, it’s quite significant. When 

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Crossover Vehicles: The Choice For Those On A Budget

Everyone is pinching pennies during times like this, and that may mean reconsidering the type of vehicle that we decide to get. Many have begun to look at crossover vehicles as an excellent choice to save money and yet still get something that is effective at getting the job done.

Crossover vehicles are around $20,000 for the base models. That is a lot better than the fully-layered vehicles that have all of the bells and whistles. Skip out on all of those unnecessary extras and try going with a base model crossover for the very best results.

 

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Why Extreme Hot & Cold Kill Car Batteries

The lone motorist broke down at the snowy roadside and needing a jump start is a common image in pop culture. However, intense winter temperatures aren't the only enemy of a car battery. Summer's heatwaves are just as deadly. According to the factory-trained techs in our Earthycars service department, here's why.

Increased Capacity, Shorter Life

Summer brings good news and bad news to your car battery. In summer, your car battery's capacity increases as the weather gets hotter. However, this has two drawbacks. 

 

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