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Choose to Have Your Vehicle's Muffler and Exhaust Serviced Regularly

When your vehicle lets out exhaust, it does that in a certain way. The whole exhaust system has to be working correctly for the vehicle to let that out in the right way. It is important for you to keep your muffler and exhaust system serviced so that you can look out for yourself and the world around you.

The exhaust that a vehicle lets out can be harmful to breathe in, and you need to make sure that every part of your vehicle is running as it should and that your car is not putting anyone in danger. You…

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Is Your Car Drifting from One Side or The Other?

Do you feel your car pulling from one side or the other while you are driving? Have you noticed uneven wear on your tires? This is a sign that the alignment of your vehicle is off and needs to be corrected.

Rough road conditions can result in more than just an uncomfortable ride. Over time, it can cause the alignment of your tires to be thrown off. The result of improper alignment can be a decrease in fuel efficiency, more difficult handling, and an uneven accelerated wearing of your vehicle's tires. This will cause you to spend money that…

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Keep Condensation Down with a Full Tank of Gas

The winter months can wreak havoc on your vehicle. With temperature extremes that go from above freezing to below zero in a single day, it's important to know how to protect your vehicle. At Mansfield Motor Group, we recommend keeping your tank as full as possible during the winter months to reduce condensation.

Condensation is moisture that develops in your gas tank when the tank isn't full. The emptier your gas tank is, the more condensation can develop. Once condensation takes hold, it can seep into your gas. While gas alone doesn't freeze, gas with water in…

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When Is Your Car Due for an Oil Change?

If it's been a while since you purchased a new car, you're probably still thinking you'll need to get your oil change every 3,000 or 3,500 miles. However, the new technology that is used to create vehicles has changed all that.

Most modern cars only need an oil change every 7,500 miles or so, and you can even find a few models that need the oil changed every 10,000 miles. The chemistry of oil has significantly changed over the years, and several manufacturers are now using synthetic oils, which can improve the way…

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Keep Your Car Intact This Holiday Season

The holidays are the perfect time to catch up with family and friends, which means that you'll probably be taking a few road trips. This is why it's important to make sure that your car is functioning at its best, so that the holidays will go smoothly. What can you do to prepare for holiday season travel?

Your tires should be inspected and rotated before you get on the road. The tires on the front of the vehicle may be too worn to be rotated, and if so, they should be replaced before you take your road trip…

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Dashboard Warning Lights are Crucial for Proper Vehicle Care

Dashboard warning lights are for the protection, safety, and maintenance of the vehicle. Ignoring these lights can easily lead to damage to the vehicle and extensive repair bills. These lights represent your car’s way of asking for help. We are here to help you decipher what the most common lights mean.

The Brake System light has three possibilities. The parking brake is on, there is an ABS issue with your vehicle, or the brake fluid is low. These possibilities should be checked immediately, and if the light remains on, the vehicle should be taken to Mansfield Motor Group for…

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Keep Safe on the Road. Keep Your Brakes in Good Shape.

When brakes work fine, they keep people safe. When they don't? Things can go poorly. It's important to keep your brakes in working shape. The key to well-working brakes? Regular maintenance. While it can be tempting to put it off, the moment you notice a problem is the moment you should be scheduling a maintenance appointment.
 

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Servicing Your Vehicle On a Regular Schedule

Every vehicle owner knows that, eventually, they will need to bring their vehicle in for service. Generally it will be for minor service, like an oil change. However, these smaller, more routine services are vital to ensuring that your vehicle continues to run smoothly.

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Cracks and Bulges in Your Tires

While many people look at their tire tread depth regularly, it is equally important to look for cracks or bulges on the side of your tires. Normally, cracks and bulges are caused from hitting something in the road. They can also be caused by hitting potholes or the curb. Chronic under inflation can also cause this problem. Cracks or bulges can lead to dangerous blowouts, so make sure to come see our tire experts very soon if your vehicle has any.

While this problem can occur any time of year, it is especially a problem in the summer.

 

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