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How to Winterize Your Vehicle Before the Snow

Before winter comes, now is an ideal time to inspect your vehicle and have it maintained properly. Without regular inspections of the vehicle between seasons, it could cause issues in the long run. Part of inspecting the vehicle includes the tires, windshield wipers, and the battery. These parts are...

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Written on Monday, October 27, 2014 by
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Interior Vehicle Items to Care For

When inspecting your vehicle, you may know to check the exterior parts of it. This includes the tires, brakes, and anything under the hood. Also remember to check the interior parts of your vehicle as well. This includes the windshield, floor, fuses, and even the dashboard. By inspecting the interna...

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Written on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by
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Winterizing Your Vehicle

Now is the time to get your vehicle ready for winter. By winterizing your vehicle now, you can help prevent issues in the future when it may be an emergency. If you are not sure what steps to follow to get your vehicle ready, make sure you bring it in so we can inspect and help winterize your vehicl...

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Written on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by
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Remember to Inspect the Headlights and Taillights on the Vehicle

Part of safe driving includes Staying safe at night whenever you are driving involves making sure that your car can be seen as well as making sure that you can see where you are driving. This is why it is important that you have the ability to have the best headlights and taillights possible in your...

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Written on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by
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5 Maintenance Items that are commonly overlooked

The most important thing you can do to help the vehicle last as long as possible is to go to regular maintenances. This can help to identify parts that have become worn or damaged. If a part needs to be repaired or replaced, this can be done in a timely manner. Between visits, make sure to notice an...

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Written on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by
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What to look for when you inspect the Tires of the vehicle

The tires of the vehicle should be inspected on a regular basis. This can help to ensure they are reliable when you drive the vehicle. It is important to maintain the proper air pressure so that they can rotate efficiently. There are also some other areas to inspect on the tires to ensure they are a...

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Written on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by
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3 Benefits of Maintenance

Having the vehicle brought in for regular maintenances is important. This can help to determine if a part is starting to wear and needs to be replaced. When we inspect the vehicle, we can alert you to any problems or issues that we might find. Having a problem fixed at the first sign can help save t...

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Written on Monday, September 22, 2014 by
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Antifreeze is Beneficial for your Vehicle

When inspecting your vehicle, it is important to check the fluids in it. One of the fluids to inspect is the antifreeze. Inspect the fluid levels on a regular basis can help prevent further issues and damage being done to your vehicle. Antifreeze is one thing about your vehicle that you might have n...

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Written on Monday, September 15, 2014 by
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5 Things for Fall Maintenance

Having a thorough inspection done on your vehicle during the fall is important to keep the vehicle operating properly in the winter. Besides a fall maintenance inspection, make sure to go to regularly schedule appointments. If you are not sure how often to come in for make sure to contact us and we ...

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Written on Monday, September 08, 2014 by
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Be aware of Issues with your Vehicle

There are certain devices built in to a vehicle in order to monitor the fluids, the capacity of the engine and how to check when those things are not running correctly. Since so many vehicles are electronic in nature, there are computers that literally run a lot of functions within it. Since there a...

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Written on Monday, September 01, 2014 by
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Reasons Why the Check Engine Light Is On

To help keep your vehicle in good condition, make sure to go to regular maintenances. Between visits, it is always best to be as prepared as possible for any issue that might occur. One thing you might encounter at one point or another is the check engine light illuminating. The light is supposed to...

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Written on Monday, August 25, 2014 by
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How to tell when a Wheel Alignment is needed

To help keep your vehicle operating in the best condition possible, make sure the tires are inspected on a regular basis. It is also important to have the wheels aligned. Uneven tire wear is a prime indicator that your car is likely out of alignment. Usually, more wear will be on the outside of some...

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Written on Monday, August 25, 2014 by
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Why Topping Off the Fluids is Important

In order to have the vehicle operate properly, there are certain fluids that are needed. Inspecting the fluids is important to improve the live of your vehicle. Fluid checks are very important to the longevity of your vehicle. If you are not sure how to check the fluids in your vehicle, make sure to...

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Written on Monday, August 18, 2014 by
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Noticing signs of an Electrical issue in your vehicle

There are several systems that make up your vehicle. One of the systems is the electrical system. This is made up of several complex parts. Not only does it help control the electrical components in the vehicle, like the radio and GPS, but it also controls parts that are under the hood. The battery ...

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Written on Monday, August 18, 2014 by
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Make Summer Maintenances a Priority

In order to keep your vehicle in the best condition possible, regular inspections are important. This can help to determine if any issues or problems have started to form. If there is something that is starting to wear, we can bring it to your attention and advise you on the correct way to have it r...

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Written on Monday, August 11, 2014 by
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Prepare your Vehicle for your Summer vacation

Before taking off on vacation, make sure to perform an inspection for your vehicle. You can also bring the vehicle in and we can inspect it for you. We can notice any parts or components that might have an issue starting to form. We can bring this to your attention and advise you on the options you ...

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Written on Monday, August 11, 2014 by
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Why Vehicle Repairs and Maintenances are Needed

Your vehicle is an important investment that you will make. It is then recommended that you keep the vehicle maintained, as you need to. This can help keep your vehicle lasting as long as it should, with safety and reliability in mind. If you notice anything that might be out of the norm with the ve...

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Written on Monday, August 04, 2014 by
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Special Tips to Follow to have the Vehicle last

Since owning a vehicle will be one of the most important investments you make, it is vital to keep the vehicle in the best condition possible. Part of this includes making sure that it comes in for regular maintenances. The manufacturer based on the make and model of your vehicle determines this. We...

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Written on Monday, July 14, 2014 by
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Why the Radiator is important for your vehicle

A radiator is a type of heat exchanger. It is designed to transfer heat from the hot coolant that flows through it to the air blown through it by the fan. In most cars, there is one radiator, which is located at the front of the vehicle. To help keep your vehicle in the best cond...

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Written on Monday, July 07, 2014 by
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Windshield Protection and Maintenance

Keeping the windshield in the best condition possible is important. It is the part that will help you to notice other objects and drivers that are around you. The windshield will help to keep you and your passengers safe when traveling. Keeping the windshield clean and clear can help provide you wit...

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Written on Monday, July 07, 2014 by
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Summer Tips for good Vehicle Maintenance

Before traveling this summer, make sure that the vehicle is in the best condition possible. It does not matter if you use the vehicle for daily commutes or if you are traveling on vacation, regular maintenances are important. This can help prevent the chance of an unexpected breakdown when you least...

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Written on Monday, June 23, 2014 by
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Enjoying Better Safety with the Right Services

Whenever you are driving your vehicle, there are certain things that you will need so that you will be able to enjoy better safety. There are other checks that can be performed in order to make sure that you are getting everything that you need in order to have a safe vehicle. The best way to keep t...

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Written on Monday, June 16, 2014 by
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How to maintain the Brake System

The brake system is an important part of the vehicle. Not only does it help with the safety for you, but also the safety of those around you. The brake system is made up of complex hydraulics. These parts will need to be replaced on a regular basis because of the braking that is done. One way to not...

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Written on Thursday, May 29, 2014 by
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Make sure to check the Windshield this Spring

When inspecting the vehicle this spring, make sure to check the entire vehicle. This even includes the windshield. The windshield is important because it helps to allow you to have the best visibility possible when you drive. If the windshield has a crack or divot, it could impair your visibility as...

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Written on Friday, May 16, 2014 by
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How to help save money on Fuel

Changing just a few of your driving habits can help reduce the chance of spending money on fuel. Since fuel is necessary in order for your vehicle to run, it makes sense to try and save as much money as you can each time you fill up at the pumps. It is also important to make sure you have enough fue...

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Written on Monday, May 12, 2014 by
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Regular Maintenance is Important for the Safety of the Vehicle

Owning a vehicle is one of the largest investments you will make. It is important to keep this investment in the best condition possible. Going to regular maintenances can help to ensure the vehicle is always working the best that it can. We can inspect the vehicle over for how the parts and compone...

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Written on Tuesday, May 06, 2014 by
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Why the Tires are an important part of the vehicle

The tires are an important part of the vehicle. This is because they are the only part that provides direct contact between the vehicle and the surface of the road. This can help for handling and stability of the vehicle. With good quality tires, the vehicle can help to improve the safety for you an...

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Written on Monday, May 05, 2014 by
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Why Topping off the Fluids is important

There are several different types of fluids in the vehicle. These all work with one another to keep the vehicle operating as it should. The fluids can also help parts of the vehicle work properly. It is important to keep an eye on the fluids in the vehicle. Make sure that each one is to the level in...

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Written on Friday, April 18, 2014 by
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Why the Brakes might be Squealing

If you notice any noises the brakes might make when you drive, it could be a sign of a serious issue. It is always recommended to bring the vehicle in as soon as you notice any noises or strange things with the brakes. If the brakes start squealing more frequently, it could indicate a few issues of ...

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Written on Monday, April 14, 2014 by
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Regular Maintenance is important for your Vehicle

Having the vehicle regularly maintained is important for the efficiency and effectiveness of it. Parts and components will be inspected based on the recommend schedule interval of them. This can also help other parts of the vehicle from prematurely wearing out. Having the vehicle in for an inspectio...

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Written on Thursday, March 27, 2014 by
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Why you should inspect the Brake Pads and Brake Rotors of the vehicle

It is essential to make sure the brake system on the vehicle is inspected regularly. This can help to provide you with a safe and reliable vehicle when you drive. If the brakes are not maintained properly, other issues could start to form. If the brakes are staring to wear, chances are that the brak...

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Written on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by
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Signs that there could be an Issue with the Battery

The battery is an essential part for the proper operation of your vehicle. The battery can have a few reasons why the vehicle may stall or fail at starting. One of the biggest factors in determining if the battery will work, is what temperate the battery is exposed to. If the terminals of the vehicl...

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Written on Thursday, March 06, 2014 by
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3 Tire Mistakes To Avoid Making

In order to help keep your vehicle working the best it can, part of doing so is to go to regular maintenances. It is also important to know what mistakes to avoid making when it comes to the tires of the vehicle. One of the most important things to do is to make sure to check the air pressure in the...

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Written on Monday, February 17, 2014 by
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What Warning Lights could indicate for your Vehicle

Maintaining your vehicle is very important. This can help to ensure you have the safest and most reliable ride possible when you drive. By going to regular scheduled maintenances, we can help to inspect the vehicle over. If any parts or components have been wearing, we can make sure to have them rep...

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Written on Monday, February 10, 2014 by
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Make sure to Properly Maintain your vehicle

The most important thing you can do for your vehicle is to keep it properly maintained. Make sure to bring the vehicle in for regularly scheduled maintenances. We can help to inspect the vehicle over to ensure it is in the best operating condition possible. If there are parts that have been worn or ...

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Written on Friday, February 07, 2014 by
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Signs that the Alternator is having Issues

The alternator of a vehicle is an important part of the mechanical system. The alternator is responsible for charging the battery when the vehicle is being driven. Having an efficient alternator can help to ensure that when the engine is turned off, the battery will be fully charged. This will then ...

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Written on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by
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4 Signs that the Windshield Wipers should be replaced

The windshield wipers are an important part of your vehicle. They help to clear away any precipitation or debris that might form on the windshield. If you notice any signs or issues that the wipers are not fully cleaning off the windshield, make sure to bring your vehicle in as soon as you can. We c...

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Written on Monday, January 20, 2014 by
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Ways to Drive Safe in the winter

As you drive this winter, make sure you aware of the roads you are driving on. It is always recommended to use your best judgment while driving. Be aware of those around you so can help to increase the safety of you and others. It is recommended to bring your vehicle in for regular maintenances. Thi...

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Written on Monday, January 13, 2014 by
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Having the brakes inspected on your vehicle

Before hitting the road, make sure to have your vehicle in for a maintenance inspection. We can inspect it for any issues or worries you bring to our attention. This way we can help to provide a safe and reliable vehicle for you and your passengers. Part of inspecting the vehicle should include the ...

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Written on Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by
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Automotive Procare Launches New Website

Located at 457 16th Ave. NW in Rochester, MN, Automotive Procare services the automotive repair, tire, and wheel needs of those in Rochester, MN, Byron, MN, Eyota, MN, and other surrounding areas. Through the years, our dedication to honesty and quality service has helped us maintain a loyal base of...

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Written on Thursday, October 31, 2013 by
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