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What Does an Alternator Do?

The alternator in the vehicle is one part that has the responsibility to power an abundant number of features when you drive. The common misconception is the car battery is responsible for powering everything in your car, but without the alternator, you'd be hard pressed to even move out of your driveway.

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Get Your Vehicle Ready to Tow

Whether you need to pull a small trailer for a personal move or your fishing boat for vacation fun, it's important to check that your vehicle is up for the job before you tow.

Most importantly, check your vehicle's towing capacity and weight limits--even if your vehicle is large, that doesn't mean it can handle everything. 

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How to Clean Your Car Quickly

When you own a nice car, you want it to look its best. Unfortunately, you may not have as much time as you would like to devote to cleaning your car. There are some ways that you can quickly make your car look nicer without too much effort.

One way to make your car look nicer quickly is to clean up all of the loose trash that is in the car. 

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The Versatility of Crossovers

Crossovers are quickly becoming one of the most popular types of vehicles on the road. Manufacturers are continuing to improve the design, performance, and efficiency of these vehicles to give drivers more options. We want you to be comfortable with your next vehicle purchase, so here's some important information about crossovers that you need to know.

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Vehicle History Reports Help You Make Informed Decisions

If you are in the market for a used car, you should received a vehicle history report. It will tell you if the car has been in an accident, has a lien against it and how many owners it is has had in the past. Based on this report, it may be possible to estimate the current value of the car.

A vehicle history report should also disclose if the odometer has been rolled back or if the car has been reported as a lemon. 

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The Purpose of Backup Cameras

A backup camera is a new feature that you will see on all passenger vehicles starting in 2018. In this post, we will explain the impact they can have on car prices.

From 2018 onward, backup cameras are mandatory. However, on all earlier years they were not. Moreover, they tended to be in the higher trim levels because they needed an infotainment system with a screen in the dashboard to work. 

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Why You Need a Car Cover

Covering a car can protect it from bird droppings, excessive sunlight and road debris kicked up by passing vehicles. If you aren't planning on using the vehicle for an extended period of time, a cover can prevent dust or pollen from accumulating on its surface. Over time, that dust or pollen can find its way into the engine or other interior surfaces.

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Tips to Prepare for a Test Drive

To make a test drive successful and enjoyable, prepare a few things ahead of time. Make sure you have your driver’s license. Write out a list or have a general idea about what type of vehicle you are looking for.

When you find a vehicle you want to test drive, walk around it, and ask any questions about the exterior that you may have. When getting in, note if it is easy and comfortable. 

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