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Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for OKLAHOMA CITY Drivers

When people in OKLAHOMA CITY talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Oklahoma? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them o... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in OKLAHOMA CITY

As OKLAHOMA CITY consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Oklahoma, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of ... Read More

A Honking Big Jam (Stuck Horn)

At one time or another, most drivers honk their horn at someone who might be texting at a stoplight or not paying attention when they're driving. But what happens when you tap on your horn and all of a sudden it won't quit? Everyone's looking at you like you're an angry jerk and all you want to ... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of c... Read More

Not-So-Common Sense (Sensor Failures)

So your vehicle won't start. What's the first thing that comes to mind? Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas? Well, those are all reasons that make sense. But your vehicle may be refusing to start because one of its computers is being warned that to do so might damage it. Here's ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in OKLAHOMA CITY

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the OKLAHOMA CITY area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas t... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in OKLAHOMA CITY

Theres not much OKLAHOMA CITY drivers can do about the price of gas in Oklahoma, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave s... Read More

What Is an EGR Valve? (EGR Valve Service)

If you've ever felt your vehicle hesitate, go, then hesitate again, you might think there's something wrong with the transmission. After all, it's not moving smoothly down the road. But there are plenty of malfunctions that can cause those symptoms, one of them being something you may have nev... Read More

Automotive Tips from South Side Garage: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. OKLAHOMA CITY drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more... Read More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... Read More

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