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There are Plenty of Innovative Technology Features in the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4

Are you looking for a reliable compact sedan? If you are, the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is a top choice among compact sedans. The Mirage G4 offers a wide range of available features that provide you with optimal performance, safety, comfort, and technology. If you want to know more, we have summarized a few technology features that come with the new model below.

The Mirage G4 offers innovative Bluetooth wireless technology and an optional Smartphone Link Display Audio System. The optional Smartphone Display Link Audio System that comes with the Mirage G4 offers you access to all your...

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The Difference Between Front-Wheel Drive and Rear-Wheel Drive

Front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive are two different types of drivetrain configurations. With front-wheel drive (FWD), the car is pulled forward. While this offers a lot more fuel efficiency, you don't get the same power as with rear-wheel drive. In an RWD vehicle, the car is pushed forward. That's why sports cars are able to do a quarter-mile in such a short period of time.

There are other ways to configure drivetrains, and there are also modern vehicles that allow you to choose which setup you want on the fly. All-wheel drive (AWD) is another popular option that…

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The Best Way to Safely Test a Car Battery

In order to get an accurate reading as to the power left in your car battery, you will need to use a voltmeter. This simple device is easy to operate, and you will need only heavy-duty gloves, protective glasses, and a wire brush.

Once the car engine is not running, open the hood and pay closer attention to those battery terminals. Use the wire brush to clear away any corrosion on the battery terminals. The voltmeter has a black and red wire. The red wire is attached to the positive battery terminal first, then the black to the negative side…

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Save Time and Money: Check Your Timing Belt

Automobile engines require routine maintenance to keep them running at their best, but one often overlooked area is the belt system. One extremely important belt is the timing belt, below is an explanation of what a timing belt is and when it should be replaced:

  • Timing Belt- The timing belt is responsible for keeping certain engine parts running at a synchronized rate; if this belt breaks it can cause extensive and costly damage to your automobiles engine.
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Why Is It Necessary to Check the Brake Pads?

Vehicles that have disc brakes rely on brake pads to function properly. Brake pads work with the other parts of the braking system to ensure that the vehicle stops upon braking. The pads will wear down regularly and will need to be replaced often.

Brake pads fit between the brake calipers and the rotor of the wheel. They serve the purpose of absorbing most of the friction that occurs when the calipers squeeze the rotor upon braking. 

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Is a Powertrain Warranty Different from a Bumper-to-Bumper One?

Warranties prove helpful to vehicle owners who wish to save money on repairs. Anything covered under a manufacturer's warranty won't cost the owner anything. Not all warranties, however, are identical. A powertrain warranty, for example, isn't the same thing as a bumper-to-bumper warranty.

Anything that powers a vehicle gets covered under a powertrain warranty. So, if gears prematurely wear down in the transmission or an engine part is defective, the powertrain warranty likely comes in to cover costs. Don't expect this warranty to cover engine or transmission fluid, though.

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The Importance of Windshield Wiper Replacement this Season

The windshield wipers on your car have been working hard over the winter to keep your field of vision clear when you are driving. Here are some reasons it might be time to get new wipers installed. During the winter, windshield wiper blades have to work harder to move snow off the glass. That added pressure can cause the arm to bend and will make it more difficult for the rubber to meet the glass. Now when you need your wipers in a pinch, streaks and glare make it impossible to see clearly.

During extreme weather conditions, the rubber of…

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Avoid a Low Fuel Tank During Winter

Most drivers will agree that sudden vehicle repairs can be quite taxing on our wallet. Add that to an already costly holiday season, and the mixture can be quite frustrating. Experts agree that a small vehicle practice can save you money in the long run. By keeping your vehicle out of the shop and avoiding costly repairs, your wallet can remain untouched.

So what's the secret? What may be seen as a surprise to some, others know the importance of full fuel tank. An empty or low fill tank during winter can result in the development of frozen condensation…

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Break Through the 3,000-Mile Oil Change Myth

Are you one of the many drivers who are having their oil changed far too often? Are you still under the notion that you need to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles? While this may have been true in the past, it is no longer the case today. Newer vehicles have more sophisticated engines and better oil formulas which allow vehicles to go further than 3,000 miles before the need for an oil change will come.

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Save Time with Our Online Service Scheduler

You are tired of waiting on hold while trying to make an appointment of one kind or another. You have too many important things to do to spend your day holding a quiet phone to your ear. If you are looking to save time when it comes to scheduling your vehicle's service appointments, our online service scheduler can help you with that.

The online program that we have set up will not make you hold as you wait to see if the appointment time that you want is available. You will be able to navigate quickly through the program…

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