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How to Control Pet Hair in Your Vehicle

If you have pets, you may take them in your vehicle for occasional drives around Billings. One of the side effects of this practice is that you may wind up with hair stuck to your interior. Here are some tips for controlling pet hair in your car.

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Are Your Brakes Working Properly?

When your vehicle's brakes are working properly, it will come to a stop with a light tap on the brake pedal. If you have to push the brake pedal all the way to the floor, it could signify that they need to be repaired or replaced.

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How to Jump Start Another Car

Has your battery died? There might be a way to save your battery for one last trip, but you’ll need to head to the mechanic straightaway. With jumper cables, you can jump-start most cars and bring your battery to life for a short period of time. All you need is a set of jumper cables and a working car battery to get back on the road.

Both cars should be turned off and parked before attaching jumper cables. With cables in hand, look at your battery. You should note the positive and negative symbols on the terminals of your…

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Have you noticed that there are brown spots on your car’s tires? Brake dust and other grime can get into your tire’s sidewall that causes brown rot to bloom. There are some steps you can take to avoid this problem, such as using a tire cleaner that works with rubber and doesn’t dry out your wheels. 

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Why Your Car Engine Overheats

One of the more frustrating situations is an overheated car engine. There are a number of situations that commonly cause overheated engines. At the top of the list is too little coolant in an engine. A related problem is improperly diluted coolant.

Another common cause of an overheated engine is an issue with the thermostat. When a thermostat begins to malfunction, the net effect is a disruption of the flow of coolant. A malfunctioning water pump also causes engine overheating. A water pump can become damaged or simply wear out of over time. 

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How to Create a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

Like many people, you undoubtedly will spend a considerable amount of time driving in wintertime. You need to be prepared for emergency situations. As part of that preparation, you need to make a winter survival kit.

As part of your winter survival kit, you need to keep extra clothing and blankets in your car. You also need to ensure that you have an appropriately stocked first aid kit in your vehicle as well. Your winter survival kit should include drinking water and some nonperishable food items. You will also want to make sure you have a snow shovel and cat…
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You Still Have Traction on Your All-Season Tires. When it is Time to Change To Winter Tires?

It is getting on that time to change the tires. However, you are probably dealing with all-season tires that are still good. It is still a good idea to change these tires so that you will be able to deal with the more extreme weather conditions that come with the snow.

The winter tires are designed for when the winter is in full swing. For instance, winter tires will be able to handle the snow on the road. This is something that the all-season tires are not going to be able to do. The winter tires have a special pattern…

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