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Tire Changing Strategies for Automobiles

The process of changing a tire is simple if proper tools are used. During a general tire replacement routine, you can implement all maintenance procedures by using a traditional jack and a lug wrench. If you want to tackle lifting routines quicker, you should invest in an advanced jack that's designed with convenient hydraulic hardware.

Whenever you need to replace a flat tire on the side of the road, always examine the surroundings in the environment. The layout on the ground is very important because the car will roll if you try to use a jack on uneven terrain…

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Myths About Motor Oil


There are some things that we believe are true about motor oil that simply are not. For one, did you know that just because oil turns dark over time doesn't mean that it needs to be changed? It could actually mean the opposite. However, oil should be changed once it becomes low. You can check your car's owner manual to see the intervals of when to change.

In addition, you don't have to change your oil every 3,000 miles. This is just an estimate. Most oils can now go about 7,000 or more miles.

If…
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How to Determine if Your Tires Need Replacing

Every vehicle owner should regularly perform routine maintenance on their vehicle. Tires that are in good shape are necessary for safety and for optimum performance on the road. Tires should be checked for the correct inflation pressure and for signs of wear.

The penny method can be used to determine if the tread is the correct depth. Place a penny upside down in the tread groove and if Lincoln's head is completely showing, then it is time to replace the tire. Besides checking the tread, examine the tires for unusual wear....

 

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Brake Pads Are an Important Component of Your Braking System

When you own a vehicle, it's important to keep all the working components in good working order. The brakes are a vital part of the vehicle's operation and require regular service checks. The brake pads will wear down eventually and should be examined and replaced periodically.

Vehicles that have disc brakes work by a braking system that features a rotor attached to the wheels. The wheels are stopped by a brake caliper that squeezes the rotor when the driver presses the brake pedal. Brake pads are situated between the calipers and the rotor, in order to absorb the…

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Always Respect Move Over Laws


We here at Alderson European Motors not only respect our customers, but we also make sure to thank our first responders, police, firefighters, and public safety departments for the work that they do; a vast majority done as volunteers. We ask that anyone who happens to purchase one of our vehicles to make sure that they move over and give plenty of clearance to any vehicle that is being driven by a…
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Handling Roadside Emergencies


It's an unfortunate fact of life that cars break down when you least expect it, and it often happens in some of the worst places. What should you do if you have a roadside emergency in a place with which you are unfamiliar?

If you have a flat tire while driving, don't be concerned about driving for a little while until you can find a safe location for you and your vehicle. A rim is replaceable, but you are not. If you are on the side of the road and a stranger approaches, tell that person that you…
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Why It's Important to Use Windshield Wiper Fluid



Windshield wiper fluids are paramount in the vehicle’s wiper system for a number of reasons. Reasons for using windshield wiper fluid:

The fluid serves a lubricant for the parts. Parts that immensely benefit from the wiper fluid include the pump that would otherwise be damaged if the car user used water only. It also serves as a lubricant for the hoses. Internal parts are susceptible and may corrode of the correct windshield fluid is not used. 

It is also not advisable to run the washer fluid pump when there isn’t any fluid in the reservoir. Your pump is…
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Enjoy The Car of Your Dreams at a Convenient Price


Buying a car may turn out to be a challenging factor. While trying to decide on which car to buy, you will always fall victim to the aspect of its price. Maintaining budgets is a conceptual fact that every car owner desires to keep in check.

Checking on factors which compose the total monthly costs of your car is essential. Various aspects apart from the price can also be considered. These include insurance, the fuel economy, depreciation value and regulatory fees. Estimating the total costs gives you an average of what to expect before marching forth to buy the car…
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Use Expert Knowledge to Choose Your Car Tires

The set of tires on your car are like a pair of shoes on your feet. If they are the right size, you will have it easy, if they can walk you through winter, it is great. If they hurt under summer sun, well, better make a change.

Weather is almost everything to look out for when purchasing tires for your car. Being able to use a given set of tires through various weather patterns gives the motorist value for money .

At Alderson European Motors, we understand that you might not be versed with your vehicle's tire needs. Drive…

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Don’t Stress When Travelling this Holiday Season

Traveling for the holidays can be stressful, but if you plan ahead you can make this trip into another holiday family memory that you’ll never forget. Whether you are traveling solo or taking your family along with you, we have a few tips to help you get from point A to point B safely and efficiently!

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