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Yearly Archives: 2022

What Kind of Fluid Flushes Does My Car Need?

What Kind of Fluid Flushes Does My Car Need?

All cars, SUVs, and trucks rely on various fluids to maintain their mechanical systems. As you may know, these liquids don’t last forever. They become ineffective, get dirty, and/or run low over time. Most people don’t change them until it is too late. As a car owner, you need to regularly change them to keep your car components in good, working order.    Every driver should know about the fluids that their car uses. This way, you can avoid the inconveniences of breakdowns and repairs. Below is a complete list of fluids that requires flushing. Fuel System Flushing The industry standard for flushing the fuel system is approximately every 35,000 miles. This cleaning is an intensive process requiring unique tools and should be done by professional technicians. Brake Fluid Flushing Typically, brake fluid flushes aren’t the norm. However, if moisture contaminates the brake fluid, or the fluid overheats, it is best to have it flushed.  Engine Oil Flush ... read more

What Is The Best Type of Windshield Wipers?

What Is The Best Type of Windshield Wipers?

Windshield wipers are essential to every car, and they keep you safe. You never know when you may have to drive through unexpected rain, snow, or debris. To keep your line of sight clear, you’re going to need effective wiper blades.    After several months, you should consider changing out your windshield wiper blades. When you go shopping for wipers, you may notice that they come in various styles, brands, and lengths. You can reference your owner’s manual for the specific lengths from your automaker. However, the brand and type of wipers you pick are up to you. There are three basic types of wiper blades that you should know of: Conventional – Conventional blades are traditional, basic frames. They are straight and have a rubber squeegee side to remove moisture from your windshield. They are the least expensive, and they tend to last around 6 months.  Beam – Beam blades are the most preferable design of wiper blades. They’re typically ... read more

Headlight Adjustment - Something that Many People Ignore!

Headlight Adjustment - Something that Many People Ignore!

A vehicle's lights are one of the most disregarded items for a roadworthy car. Even though they have been victims of headlight glare, most car owners do not know that there is a proper way of aligning the headlights. For your safety, and the other motorists on the road, it's crucial not to align your headlights correctly, but also ensure that all your lights are working, especially if you're a frequent night driver. The following tips are important when it comes to your car's lighting. How to Know If Your Car Lights are Working It's important to ensure that all your lights, such as indicators, reversing, side and tail, stop, and fog lights, are working. It's easy to tell if a light is not working by simply putting on the lights. You can also test your lights using a test bulb kit. However, the easiest way is by turning on your engine and leaving the car running, then going around the car, ensuring all the lights are operational, replacing those that are not ... read more

Why You Should Service Your Car With A TechNet Professional Shop

Why You Should Service Your Car With A TechNet Professional Shop

Why You Should Service Your Car With A TechNet Professional Shop Servicing your car is like taking care of your own health. Good nutrition, exercise and check-ups are an important routine that translates to car maintenance and repair. Just like you invest into your own health by shopping for organic foods or visiting a reputable doctor, your car deserves a good treatment as well. That way, your engine will run strong and nothing will get in your way, no matter where the road takes you. In today’s post learn more about what it means to be a reputable TechNet Professional Service Center! We will go through the differences to other independent repair shops and demonstrate the powerful philosophy that TechNet and Future Auto Service stand for. Not Every Service Center Is The Same. Mechanic shops are plenty to choose from, but just because you can find them at almost every street corner doesn’t mean they are all the same when it comes to quality control, customer service an ... read more

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A Safe Guide for Roadtripping Pets

A Safe Guide for Roadtripping Pets

If you love to take their pets out to restaurants, hotels, grocery stores, movies, malls, and more, who's to stop you from taking them on a road trip? Traveling with pets may seem like a handful (which it can be), but it can pay off in the end. It may make the trip more fun and complete. Before you embark on a little adventure with your furry friend, you should beware of a few things:   The Window Issue While it is nice to get fresh air in the car, it can be considered unsafe to do it with your pet unsupervised. Your cat or dog may hang too far out the window. Or debris and other obstructions can come face-to-face with your pet. It’s better to keep the windows up this time around! Install a Harness Strapping your little one down may sound inhumane, but it isn’t because it is all for the benefit of their well-being. There are specific items that help secure your pets, comfortably. You may have to deal with some whining at first, but it will realize it isn&rsquo ... read more

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