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Why Your Engine Could be Overheating

Your vehicle's engine is extremely important. It's what keeps your car running, and it provides your vehicle with all of its power. This means that engine overheating can be a serious issue. So what causes overheating, and how can it be fixed?

By far the most common cause of overheating is a coolant shortage. If your vehicle's coolant levels get too low, then the coolant system can cease to function properly, and your engine can quickly begin to overheat. 

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Common Signs of a Faulty Fuel Pump

When a fuel pump fails, it doesn't necessarily stop you vehicle from running, but it will begin to cause poor fuel economy and engine stalls. This is because the pump's motor may only weaken or the pump's filters may gradually become clogged.

The first sign of a weakening fuel pump will often happen when your engine is running high at RPMs on the freeway. 

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New Tires Keep You Safe on the Road

The treads on tires aren't just for making fancy tire tracks. Their real purpose is to push rain and snow out of the way as you drive. If your tires are too worn, they may lose traction in those conditions, and your car could slip and slide across the road.

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Exhaust System Problems: You Can See, Hear, and Smell Them

We've all probably heard, seen, and smelled a vehicle that was having exhaust problems. If a muffler isn't working properly, it's loud. Moreover, there are other parts on the exhaust system that are responsible for controlling the emissions on your vehicle, so that your vehicle isn't producing fumes that you can see and smell.

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Proper Alignment: Proper Ride

As a car owner, you know the importance of maintaining your car for safety and longevity. One routine maintenance is an alignment, but what is it and how much does it cost to have it serviced? Below are some answers to your alignment questions:

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Move Over For Roadside Workers & Emergency Vehicles

The safety of emergency workers lending assistance alongside the highway is important to us here at Jaguar Grand Rapids. According to studies reported by the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition, as many as 200 people die annually in traffic accidents while they are working on the side of the road. Many of these tragic accidents could be avoided if drivers would remember to change lanes and make extra room for emergency vehicles and other roadside workers they notice along the highway.

 

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How to Interpret the Dashboard Warning Lights on Your Car

The use of dashboard lights in vehicles dates way back. The symbols used have changed a little as car manufacturers produce new models. Nonetheless, the basics have remained strictly the same. Jaguar Grand Rapids gives you some standard dashboard warning lights that are common to all vehicles.

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Don’t Neglect Your Gas Tank! Keep It Full This Winter

Many smart drivers in the Grand Rapids area make an effort to get their cars or trucks ready for winter temperatures and this also means keeping their fuel tanks full. Many drivers are still unaware of the necessity of keeping a full tank of gas throughout the winter months. Damage and unplanned auto repairs may follow if you are not careful.

 

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Importance of Vehicle Fluid Maintenance for the Winter

When you drive a vehicle, it falls upon you to handle the maintenance on the car or truck or SUV to make sure that it will continue to operate. One of the easiest ways to not only prolong the life of your vehicle's engine but also save you time and money later on expensive repairs is to regularly check and change the fluids of your vehicle.

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